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In this course you will learn how to gain an understanding of the dynamics of a business prior to performing financial analysis as a means of improving your skills in problem identification. We cover learning how fraud might impact the financial statements which could be identified during analysis in order to solve a fraud case.
 
You will apply these concepts through two real-world cases to test your skills in analysis. During the process we cover how to calculate return on invested capital by using the ROIC tree concept, and how to apply the ROIC tree in making day-to-day decisions to improve the return on invested capital as well as understanding the financial condition and profitability of a company.
 
Finally, we analyze future possibilities for improvements based upon past realities and learn methods used by management to increase the value of the company in the market place.

Learning Objectives

  • You will learn how to gain an understanding of the dynamics of a business prior to performing financial analysis as a means of improving your skills in problem identification.
  • You will learn how fraud might impact the financial statements which could be identified during analysis in order to solve a fraud case.
  • You will apply these concepts through two real-world cases to test your skills in analysis.
  • You will learn how to calculate return on invested capital by using the ROIC tree concept.
  • You will learn how to apply the ROIC tree in making day-to-day decisions to improve the return on invested capital.
  • Understand the financial condition and profitability of a company.
  • Analyze future possibilities for improvements based upon past realities.
  • Learn methods used by management to increase the value of the company in the market place.
Last updated/reviewed: June 28, 2019

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
  10:12Introduction to Financial Statement Aerobics – Toning Your Fiscal Physique Parts 3 and 4 ...
  18:58Lesson 2 - Backlog Manufacturing Company - Business Understanding and Impact Factors - Part 1
  18:28Lesson 3 - Backlog Manufacturing Company - Business Understanding and Impact Factors - Part 2
  10:35Lesson 4 - Fraud Detection through Analytical Procedures
  8:09Lesson 5 - Fraud Case for U.S. Surgical Corporation
  17:36Lesson 6 - Introduction to Part 4 - Improving the Operations of the Company - Part 1
  25:01Lesson 7 - Improving the Operations of the Company - Part 2
  27:07Lesson 8 - Introduction to Part 4 - Improving the Operations of the Company - Part 3 and Conclusion
SUPPORTING MATERIALS
  PDFStudy Guide: Financial Statement Aerobics – Toning Your Fiscal Physique Parts 3 and 4
  PDF Financial Statement Aerobics – Toning Your Fiscal Physique Parts 3 and 4 Glossary/Index
REVIEW AND TEST
  quizREVIEW QUESTIONS
 examFINAL EXAM