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Interpret financial results for better management decisions (see full course description)


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Training Course Syllabus:

Financial Statement Analysis

You’ll learn ...

  • How to understand the specialized language of finance—vital terms like sales, revenue, costs, income, profits and more
  • To get a firm grip on your company´s lifeblood—cash flow
  • How to quickly scan a financial report and pick out the numbers that matter
  • How to detect variances while there´s still time to take corrective action
  • And much more!

When complete and well-prepared, financial statements contain an incredible amount of timely and revealing information about a business´s financial health: Its strengths, vulnerabilities and challenges ... whether or not it´s on track ... if it´s really making money. Few decision-makers fully understand financial statements, but those who do hold the power. Do you want to play a more significant, meaningful role in the future direction of your organization ... and position it for long-term growth and profitability? This comprehensive workshop shows you how by simplifying the principles, tools and practices for interpreting and using financial statements. Enroll today!



Program hours: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Essential concepts underlying the financial analysis process

  • What financial statements are and what they´re really supposed to tell us
  • The sources of reliable, well-prepared financial data
  • How understanding the rules of GAAP will save you time, frustration and embarrassment
  • Essential financial terms you absolutely need to know
  • The components of a healthy bottom line
  • The most serious limitation of financial statements
  • A step-by-step guide to analyzing a financial statement
  • The guiding principles underlying good financial reporting
  • 7 characteristics of a well-prepared financial statement

Key measurement tools, ratios and indicators

  • 4 useful ratios and what they tell you
  • How to recognize warning signals early on—before a crisis occurs
  • The hows and whys of trend analysis
  • How the easily calculated return on assets and return on equity give you a good idea
  • Your debt-to-equity ratio—what lenders want to see
  • Using the price-earnings ratio to compare stock values
  • The relationship between earnings and stock returns
  • What interest coverage and payment coverage ratios say
  • Avoid confusion surrounding quick and current ratios for liquidity analysis

The Balance Sheet—a snapshot of your financial health

  • What goes into working capital and how it can increase and decrease during the normal course of business
  • How valuing assets can be tricky
  • How days in accounts payable can upset the delicate balance of your operating cycle
  • Important things the Balance Sheet—all by itself—can tell you
  • The relationship between days sales outstanding and operating efficiency
  • Inventory turns—when to know you´re headed for trouble
  • Sorting through the Balance Sheet: Assets, liabilities and equity
  • The role of the Z score in predicting bankruptcy
  • What goes into the valuation of a business
  • Extended payment terms—could they be artificially inflating your revenue and profits?
  • Critical information sometimes hidden in footnotes—read them!
  • Ways the Balance Sheet can misrepresent—and mislead
  • Examine the cash operating system underlying your Balance Sheet

The Income Statement—your measure of financial performance over time

  • Deciphering the components of the Income Statement
  • Activity-based accounting—a different way to look at results
  • The rules for smart break-even analysis
  • Overcoming the limited insight the Income Statement provides into operating leverage
  • Using common-size statements for variance analysis
  • What the Income Statement tells you about your business—and what it leaves out
  • When using EBITDA as an earnings measure is most relevant
  • The DuPont Formula—the questions it answers and the new ones it raises
  • The danger in accepting reported revenues at face value
  • Issues in recognizing revenue that could trip you up

The Statement of Cash Flows—the lifeblood of your business

  • An overview of the GAAP Statement of Cash Flows
  • What the purpose of the cash flows statement really is
  • Types of cash flows
  • The cash flows forecast—don´t make a purchasing or personnel decision without one
  • The key test of cash flows health
  • The difference between direct and indirect cash flows statements
  • When to factor in the Time Value of Money
  • Cash management tools your lender can supply to keep you on track


CPE Credits:  6

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Seminar Check-In:  8:15AM  Seminar Program:  9:00AM - 4:00PM

Seminar Summary:

Interpret financial results for better management decisions (see full course description)

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