Advanced Financial Analysis

General

Program Description

Course Outline

Financial Analysis: Part 1

  • Financial statement analysis for investment purposes
  • Other users and their needs
  • Horizontal analysis and trend analysis
  • Vertical analysis
  • Ratio analysis
  • Weaknesses and limitations

Financial Analysis: Part 2

  • The drive for information
  • Stakeholder management
  • Corporate social responsibility reporting
  • Earnings announcements, conference calls and investor presentations
  • Media relations: press releases and newspaper coverage
  • Social media and internet bulletins

Target audience

  • Managers who wish to improve their analytical skills and use accounting and finance tools for managerial advantage.
  • Those who wish to understand and use accounting knowledge for operational and management decision making.

Learning outcomes

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to understand:

  • The main aspects of performance that can be evaluated through financial statements.
  • How apply horizontal, trend, vertical and ratio analysis to the financial statement contained within an organisation’s annual report.
  • How to evaluate a company from the viewpoint of current and potential investors as well as other stakeholders.
  • That financial information is communicated through varying means and in different forms.
  • That corporate communication may be factually accurate but it might be presented, written or distributed in a way that sends out information signals.

What is included

  • 12 hours of classroom-based training
  • Lunch and light refreshments
  • Course certificate
  • Branded merchandise
Last updated December 2019

About the School

London Business Training & Consulting (LBTC) is the UK’s premier business and management training and consulting service provider. We cater to both individual and organisational clients from all o ... Read More

London Business Training & Consulting (LBTC) is the UK’s premier business and management training and consulting service provider. We cater to both individual and organisational clients from all over the world. Read less