This 2 credit hour course, taught by Garland Granger, CIA, CPA, CFE. covers how to keep up with the ever-changing landscape of accounting, specifically financial statements, using methods designed to keep finance skills sharp.

  • Discover the primary purpose of financial statement analysis.
  • Examine financial statements through the lens of an analyst who does not prepare the statements.
  • Explore the premise upon which analysis can occur.
  • Discover the basic tools of analysis from a conceptual standpoint.
  • Identify anomalies that appear during analysis
Learning Objectives
  • Discover the primary purpose of financial statement analysis.
  • Examine financial statements through the lens of an analyst who does not prepare the statements.
  • Explore the premise upon which analysis can occur.
  • Discover the basic tools of analysis from a conceptual standpoint.
  • Identify anomalies that appear during analysis
Last updated/reviewed: March 12, 2024
4 Reviews (31 ratings)

Reviews

2
Anonymous Author
OK overview of the subject matter, but the presentation style was bizarre (why was there no slide deck?), and there was excessive personal stories and anecdotes in my opinion.

5
Anonymous Author
Another great course from Garland. I really enjoy your stile and your wisdom is priceless. It is a great course as an intro to analysis of financial statements.

5
Anonymous Author
Good course. The material is easy to understand and the exam was a reasonable amount of questions.

5
Anonymous Author
Good introduction and very useful to my position. Will continue to finish off the series.

Prerequisites
Course Complexity: Foundational

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
Contact: For more information regarding this course, including complaint and cancellation policies, please contact our offices at (408) 400- 3993 or send an e-mail to .
Instructor for this course
Course Syllabus
INTRODUCTION AND OVERVIEW
  Introduction to Financial Statement Aerobics – Toning Your Fiscal Physique Part 1...27:27
  Lesson 2 - Tools and Techniques for Financial Statement Analysis29:10
  Lesson 3 - Utilizing and Interpreting Ratios and Conclusion19:36
Continuous Play
  Financial Statement Aerobics – Toning Your Fiscal Physique Part 1... Full Video1:16:12
SUPPORTING MATERIALS
  Study Guide Financial Statement Aerobics - Toning Your Fiscal Physique Part 1PDF
  Financial Statement Aerobics - Toning Your Fiscal Physique Part 1 Glossary/IndexPDF
REVIEW AND TEST
  REVIEW QUESTIONS quiz
 FINAL EXAMexam