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The aim of this one-day course is to provide a practical introduction to financial statements with an emphasis on relevant interpretation and evaluation techniques. It is intended for professionals who have little or no training in finance and who use company accounts and publicly available financial information to aid marketing, credit, procurement or other business decisions.
This Interpreting Financial Statements course is available throughout the UK.
CPD Value 5.5 Hours
Interpreting Financial Statements London
Interpreting Financial Statements Manchester
Interpreting Financial Statements Nottingham
Interpreting Financial Statements Birmingham
Interpreting Financial Statements Bristol
Interpreting Financial Statements Edinburgh
Interpreting Financial Statements Leeds
09:30 - 10:00 Coffee & Course Objectives
10:00 - 11.15 Profit and Loss and Balance Sheet (Structure, content, terminology, purpose and inter-relationship)
11:15 - 11:30 Coffee Break
11:30 - 12:15 Key Accounting Issues (Accruals, measurement issues, accounting concepts, accounting standards, groups, shortcomings of financial information)
12:15 - 12:45 Working Capital (The working capital cycle, management of working capital, variations from company to company)
12:45 - 13:45 Lunch Break
13:45 - 14:30 Cash Flow (Cash flow statement, cash versus profit, importance of cash flow)
14:30 - 16:30 Evaluation Techniques (Liquidity, efficiency, risk, profitability, ratio analysis, limitations of ratios).
16:30 Summary & Action Plans Agreed
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