“Joel is a rockstar! His classes are educational & engaging. I wish all of my accounting courses were like this!”
“”It is a pleasure watching someone who excels in this field. Joel is the ‘Michael Jordan’ of utility seminars…I give the course “an enthusiastic thumbs up!!!”
“Berk is a very able, attention riveting lecturer on what you would think is an extremely stiff subject.”
“Subject was covered in an interesting and entertaining way–not easy to do with Accounting.”
“Joel Berk is a great professor–he’s fun to listen to and he covers a lot of material while keeping the ideas and language simple enough to really understand.”
“I think the course was well thought out. Material was directly applicable to issues facing all utilities.”
“Dr. Berk brought into perspective how utilities are preparing for the competitive environment.”
“This course was prepared with current information and examples to help utility professionals understand the concepts for competitive positioning.”
“Employees of a utility need to know what is taught in this course.”
“The $ and time were well spent. It was very much worth it. I got what I wanted from the experience.”
“With the competition that is facing the utility industry today, all supervisors and managers should attend this seminar.”
“Due to the competitive climate of our industry, it is very important to the company’s employees to understand the significance of the company’s financial decisions. I feel that EVERY employee should take this course!”
“Joel is extremely knowledgeable of both the finance and accounting concepts as well as the industry and players involved. In-depth understanding of the key issues in the new competitive market place. Thank-you!!”
“Every utility analyst should know what drives corporate decision-making, the reasons specific decisions are made, and the possible outcomes of those decisions. This course covers each of these important points clearly and in an easy to understand manner.”
“Dr. Berk had knowledge of every utility represented in the room. The concepts discussed were basic and universal to all utilities. I would recommend other employees attend.”
“With the changes happening in the industry, it seems to me that all management and rates personnel should take this course.”
“Excellent & engaging instruction made this normally dry material come alive-esp. enjoyed all the real life examples. I am looking forward to having the book on my shelf for a future resource!”
“We covered a lot in 3 days. If I were paying for this course out of my own pocket, I’d say I received my $$ worth.”
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