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In this course you will learn the primary purpose of financial statement analysis, including examinig financial statements through the lens of an analyst who does not prepare the statements. You will also learn the premise upon which analysis can occur.
 
You will be introduced to the basic tools of analysis from a conceptual standpoint, including how to identify anomalies that appear during analysis, how to calculate and interpret ratios related to financial statements accounts, and how to combine certain related ratios in order to better understand the financial issues facing any company.
 
Then we will apply these tools in a practice, problem-solving case.

Learning Objectives

  • You will learn the primary purpose of financial statement analysis.
  • You will examine financial statements through the lens of an analyst who does not prepare the statements.
  • You will learn the premise upon which analysis can occur.
  • You will be introduced to the basic tools of analysis from a conceptual standpoint.
  • You will learn how to identify anomalies that appear during analysis.
  • You will learn the how to calculate and interpret ratios related to financial statements accounts.
  • You will learn how to combine certain related ratios in order to better understand the financial issues facing any company.
  • You will learn how to apply these tools in a practice problem-solving case.
Last updated/reviewed: June 28, 2019

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Prerequisites

Course Complexity: Intermediate

No advanced preparation or prerequisites are required for this course.

Education Provider Information

Company:
Illumeo, Inc., 75 East Santa Clara St., Suite 1215, San Jose, CA 95113
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Course Syllabus
INTRODUCTION AND OVERVIEW
  27:27Introduction to Financial Statement Aerobics – Toning Your Fiscal Physique Part 1 and 2 ...
  29:10Lesson 2 - Tools and Techniques for Financial Statement Analysis
  19:36Lesson 3 - Utilizing and Interpreting Ratios
  5:31Lesson 4 - Introduction to Part 2 - Calculating and Understanding Ratios and Ratio Analysis
  24:06Lesson 5 - List of Key Financial Statement Analysis Measurements - Part 1 - Liquidity
  22:33Lesson 6 - List of Key Financial Statement Analysis Measurements - Part 2
  17:17Lesson 7- Ratio Evaluation Questions and Conclusion
SUPPORTING MATERIALS
  PDFStudy Guide: Introduction to Financial Statement Aerobics – Toning Your Fiscal Physique Part 1 and 2
  PDFIntroduction to Financial Statement Aerobics – Toning Your Fiscal Physique Part 1 and 2 Glossary/Index
REVIEW AND TEST
  quizREVIEW QUESTIONS
 examFINAL EXAM