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Financial Statement Analysis


This course includes lifetime access so you can complete it at your own speed. This course is designed for those interested to learn the basics of financial statements, what financial statements mean, how to analyze them, and how to utilize them for specific purposes. Benefits of taking this course include: Unlimited and lifetime access to the course Learn the course at your own pace Course can be accessed on any platform 24/7 Customer support

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Accounting and finance


Financial statements may be made by accountants but they are not for accountants. So, who uses financial statements? Why do they use the financials? In this course, we will delve into these topics to understand why financial statement analysis is so important.

The objective of the financial statements are to provide external users with a window into the company. But do we understand what we see in that window? Let’s begin understanding the financial statements by using time series analysis.

What you’ll learn:

  • An overview of financial statements
  • What are financial statements
  • How to analyze financial statements
  • How to utilize financial statements for specific purposes

Who this course is for:

  • Accountants
  • Business owners
  • Entrepreneurs

Financial Statement Analysiswill cover the following topics:

Section 1 – Getting An Overview

  • Introduction
  • Why We Analyze Financial Statements
  • GAAP – The Rules

Section 2 – Meet The Financial Times

  • Timing Is Everything
  • Earnings Management
  • Balance Sheet Part One
  • Balance Sheet Part Two
  • Balance Sheet Part Three
  • Statement Of Cash Flows

Section 3 – Analysis Of The Financial Statements

  • Time Series
  • Ratios
  • Applying Ratios
  • Valuation

Section 4 – Utilizing Financial Statements For Specific Purposes

  • Credit
  • Contracts
  • Executive Compensation
  • Leases
  • Owners’ Equity
  • Earnings Per Share
  • Conclusion