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Financial Statement Analysis for Non-financial Professionals


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Target Audience
Prerequisites
Expected Duration
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Overview/Description
In today's business world, financial acumen is expected at every organizational level. A general knowledge of financial analysis is essential for understanding the financial implications of any activities. Financial analysis helps you understand your organization's financial standing, how it got there, and its strengths and weaknesses. This course covers some of the methods for analyzing financial statements from the perspective of a non-financial professional. In this course, you'll learn about using common financial ratios for profitability, efficiency, liquidity, and solvency in your analysis. In addition to ratios, the course covers percentage calculations specifically for Horizontal Analysis and Vertical Analysis.

Target Audience
Non-financial professionals who wish to gain an understanding or refresh their knowledge of finance and accounting

Prerequisites
None

Expected Duration (hours)
0.5

Lesson Objectives

Financial Statement Analysis for Non-financial Professionals

  • match key terms relating to the time value of money to their descriptions
  • recognize how to calculate the present and future values of a single amount
  • recognize how to calculate the value of key profitability ratios
  • recognize how to calculate the value of key efficiency ratios
  • recognize how to calculate the values of liquidity ratios
  • identify how to calculate the values of solvency ratios
  • recognize examples that are characteristic of horizontal analysis
  • identify examples that are characteristic of vertical analysis
  • Course Number:
    fin_08_a04_bs_enus