Interpreting Financial Statements

Finance for the non-Financial Manager - learn to quickly assess & interpret Balance Sheets and Profit & Loss accounts.
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Who is this course appropriate for?

A “finance for the non-financial manager” course which is suitable for middle managers and senior managers who wish to develop their basic knowledge to a deeper understanding of corporate financial statements.

The course emphasises a practical and interpretative approach using actual financial statements of a range of business types.

Content Summary

  • Accounting fundamentals
  • Interpreting financial statements
  • Ratio analysis
  • Creative accounting
  • Assessing financial strength
  • Understanding working capital
  • Assessing potential business failure

The course provides attendees with the skills to interpret a range of company financial statements and apply to real-life situations.

Delegate Development Outcomes

At the end of the course delegates will be proficient at interpreting Balance Sheets, Income Statements and Cash-flow Statements by using a range of tools including ratio analysis.

Delegates receive a training manual including examples of financial statements for both incorporated and non-incorporated firms. The practical nature of the learning requires students to undertake numerical calculations throughout.

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