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Wall Street is in love with the Income Statement and banks have a yearning to see the Balance Sheet.  Very few, if any, truly understand the value of a Cash Flow Statement.  Whether a Fortune 500 company, a non-profit agency or the corner bakery, the Statement of Cash Flows is a useful tool for the stakeholders and can provide insight into how effectively the organization is managing its operations.  This course enables the participant to fully appreciate the importance of this critical statement and learn to prepare, use and analyze its various components.

Learning Objectives

  • Discover an overview of the Statement of Cash Flows
  • Identify the three major components of the Statement of Cash Flows
  • Recognize how to prepare a Statement of Cash Flows
  • Recognize how to use the Statement of Cash Flows
Last updated/reviewed: September 09, 2017

33 Reviews (160 ratings)Reviews

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Great class. This was the best class I've taken on statement of cash flow. I really liked the fact that the instructor provided live examples and insights from his personal experience. I highly recommend this class for someone wanting to understand how not to only prepare but to read the statement.
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Good course. Try doing the direct method stmt of cash flows for a $2 billion exotic derivative hedge fund. Not to disrespect my teacher, here, but I have a black belt in this. Regardless: Great CPE. Thanks.
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This class was one of the most clear straightforward, well explained and well paced classes I have taken. The illustrations flowed very well with the presentation. I would like more classes from this instructor.
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Anonymous Author
I think Mac is an excellent and engaging instructor. He provided practical insights and was very clear and easy to follow along as he explained how to prepare a statement of cash flow.
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A thorough overview that includes relevant real world examples. I appreciated the supplemental study materials! Excellent pace and delivery.
5
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Great course that applied real world and simple approaches to understanding and completing a cash flow statement.
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This course was informative and helpful. The use of the excel spreadsheets was a nice touch to have added.
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Anonymous Author
Good overview of cash flow statements. Course shows how to prepare and also how to read the statements.
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Thank you for the Study guide excel file it helped a lot-. Pace and articulation was awesome!
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Anonymous Author
Very good content, excellent delivery, and wonderful support materials. Impressed.
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Anonymous Author
Clearly explains the concepts and provides detailed examples. Excellent course.
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would be nice if the slides were more detailed for later use and reference.
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Great presentation and explanation of the Cash Flow Statement.
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Very enlightening! Presented in easy to understand examples!
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reminder for me on how to prepare a statement of cash flow
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Anonymous Author
A very informative training on the cash flows statement!
5
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I thought the subject matter was well explained.
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I liked the real world case study aspect a lot.
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Interesting course, great examples
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Great practical examples provided
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Great course! Very informative.
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Anonymous Author
good basic knowledge
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Excellent presenter
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Very Informative
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Very basic info
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Easy to follow.
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Good overview
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Basic info.
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good review
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very good
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Good Job
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awesome
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Good

Prerequisites

Course Complexity: Intermediate

Prerequisite: An understanding of basic accounting principles and how Balance Sheets and Income Statements are prepared.

Advanced Preperation: None 

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 .

2 QuestionsCourse Questions and Answers

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As an enterprise fund of a city government, we operate like business unit. We made quite a few land improvement for our tenants so they can operate their business efficiently. 30% - 40% of personnel are engineers, planners, and maintenance crew.

What is the best presentation to present to the management about the cost driver and the return in investment?

Member's Profile

A good question Maurina. In order to respond to your query, I would need to know a lot more about your operation. If I had the time I would reach out to you. Thanks.

Course Syllabus
INTRODUCTION AND OVERVIEW
Statement of Cash Flows
  6:33Statement of Cash Flows Overview
  10:03Home Depot Study
  7:09Direct Method
  20:17Study Guide: Statement of Cash Flow
  4:45Analyzing Cash Flow
CONCLUSION
  6:02Course Conclusion
Continuous Play
  58:54CA$H is KING—How to Understand and Prepare the Statement of Cash Flows
SUPPORTING MATERIALS
  PDFSlides: CA$H is KING
  PDFCA$H is KING Glossary/Index
  PDFFASB Statement Number 95
  XLSXStudy Guide: Statement of Cash Flow
REVIEW & TEST
  quizREVIEW QUESTIONS
 examFINAL EXAM