This online course, titled Financial Statements: A Deep Dive in Business Decisions, has been meticulously crafted with great attention to detail. Its primary objective is to equip entrepreneurs, managers, professionals, bookkeepers, and other users of financial statements with the essential skills necessary to interpret and effectively utilize key data derived from financial statements. The course's comprehensive material has been carefully tailored to cater to a global audience, focusing on the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), which are universally employed by accountants worldwide.
The course's creators have taken great care to ensure that the content is relevant and applicable to learners across diverse financial contexts. While the course predominantly employs the US Dollar (USD) for illustrative purposes, it is highly adaptable and applicable to any currency. This adaptability ensures inclusivity and relevance for learners from different countries and financial systems.
The course covers a wide range of topics, including the interpretation of balance sheets, income statements, and cash flow statements. It delves into the intricacies of financial ratios, providing learners with the tools to analyze a company's financial health and make informed decisions. The course also explores the importance of financial statements in assessing a company's performance, identifying trends, and evaluating its overall financial position.
By the end of this course, learners will have a solid understanding of financial statements and the ability to extract valuable insights from them. They will be equipped with the necessary skills to interpret financial data accurately and make informed decisions based on that information. Whether you are an entrepreneur, manager, professional, or bookkeeper, this course will provide you with the knowledge and skills needed to navigate the world of financial statements effectively.
Key Features of the Course
- Aimed at entrepreneurs, managers, professionals, bookkeepers, and other users of financial statements.
- Focuses on interpreting and leveraging crucial data from financial statements to comprehend business profitability and cash flow.
- Covers the three primary statements: Income Statement, Statement of Financial Position, and Cash Flow Statement.
- Equips learners with the knowledge to effectively manage the cash flow cycle from purchases to cash management.
Upon finishing this course, you will acquire the skills to effectively interpret primary financial statements and construct a narrative of a company's performance in revenue generation and cash flow using various essential metrics.
- Introduction and Terminology
- Statement of Financial Position
- Non-Current Assets
- Inventory Management
- Accounts Receivable and Payables
- Taxation Implications
- Equity and Debt Analysis
- Income Statement Examination
- Understanding Cash Flow Statements
- The Two-Step Tango Model
Who this course is for
- Other uses of financial statements
What you'll learn
- This online course is designed to show learners how to read financial statements, and use key data from the financial statements.
- How to read financial statements
The only prerequisite is that the learner must have a basic understanding of bookkeeping and accounting to enable the learner to understand the reading of the financial data.