Financial Analysis

  • 3 Courses | 1h 14m 8s
  • 10 Books | 55h 54m
  • 8 Audiobooks | 40h 21m 17s
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Learn to skillfully analyze financial statements for better management of your organization's financial resources. Financial professionals must know how to effectively analyze the financial statements of their organization. Generally, this requires an understanding of the structure of financial statements, the economic characteristics of the industry you're in, and the strategies your organization pursues to differentiate itself from its competitors.

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COURSES INCLUDED

Preparing Financial Statements and Closing Accounts
Developing your financial acumen is a must in today's economy, and improving your knowledge of accounting basics and financial management is a good first step. In this course, you'll explore the financial essentials that will enable you to understand key steps in the management of finance within the accounting cycle. You'll learn how, once you've worked your way through recording transactions and posting to ledgers, you're ready to start preparing financial statements. You'll learn about Income Statements, Balance Sheets, Cash Flow Statements, and how they're interrelated. You'll also learn about the steps involved in closing accounts.
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Comprehending Financials: A Guide to Financial Statements
To maintain your company's finances, you need a strong knowledge of business finance. And to improve the financial well-being of your company, it's vital to understand key financial statements, such as the Income Statement, Cash Flow Statement, and Balance Sheet, as these will hint at problems and possible solutions. This course will give you an overview of these three statements. You'll also explore typical examples of financial statements, learn how each financial statement relates to the other, and discover what each one indicates about your company's financial position.
9 videos | 24m has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
Financial Statement Analysis for Non-financial Professionals
Financial analysis helps you understand your organization's business finance, as well as its strengths and weaknesses. This course explains finance for non-finance professional in easy-to-understand language, with a specific focus on financial statements. You'll learn about methods for analyzing financial statements from the perspective of a non-financial professional. You'll explore the concept of the Time Value of Money. You'll also examine how to use common financial ratios for profitability, efficiency, liquidity, and solvency, and study percentage calculations. Finally, you'll be introduced to vertical and horizontal analysis.
9 videos | 26m has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU

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BOOKS INCLUDED

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Using Accounting & Financial Information: Analyzing, Forecasting & Decision-Making
In Using Accounting & Financial Information, author Mark S. Bettner approaches the concepts of accounting and financial reporting from the user's perspective. In this Summary, we discuss the salient points of the book based on our interpretation of its contents.
book Duration 10m book Authors By Mark S. Bettner

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A Manager's Guide to Financial Analysis, Sixth Edition: Powerful Tools for Analyzing the Numbers and Making the Best Decisions for Your Business
Covering in-depth financial statement analysis, ratio analysis, asset management, capital structure, and more, this comprehensive course guide gives students the tools they need to crunch the numbers, focusing on prediction rather than reporting.
book Duration 3h 56m book Authors By Eliot H. Sherman

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Financial Forecasting, Analysis and Modelling: A Framework for Long-Term Forecasting
Designed to help finance professionals include uncertainty in their planning and budgeting process, this book guides readers step-by-step through the entire projection plan development process, and presents the tools, techniques, and special considerations that increase accuracy and smooth the workflow.
book Duration 4h 11m book Authors By Michael Samonas

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How to Read and Interpret Financial Statements, Second Edition: A Guide to Understanding What the Numbers Really Mean
Teaching students how to read and analyze the reports that are fundamental to gauging the health of any business, this comprehensive course guide shows how to interpret balance sheets, income statements, and statements of cash flows- and consider the numbers in the context of external economic conditions.
book Duration 2h 25m book Authors By Michael P. Griffin

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The Story Underlying the Numbers: A Simple Approach to Comprehensive Financial Statements Analysis
Using a logical, top-down approach to unraveling the underlying story of the firm, this plain-English guide can be used by students and working executives who have a rudimentary prior idea of financial statements as well as familiarity with the very basic financial ratios.
book Duration 2h 52m book Authors By S. Veena Iyer

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Financial Analysis: A Controller's Guide, Second Edition
Analyzing intangible asset measurement and performance improvement, this visionary guide helps financial managers upgrade their skills so they can answer their organization's call for operations reviews, investment evaluations, problem reporting and more.
book Duration 8h 10m book Authors By Steven M. Bragg

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Financial Analysis and Modeling Using Excel and VBA, Second Edition
Looking at the theory and practice of financial analysis and modeling, this guide reviews all the necessary concepts and walks you through real-world financial problems and models that you can learn from, use for practice, and easily adapt for work and classroom use.
book Duration 14h 25m book Authors By Chandan Sengupta

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Marketplace Lending, Financial Analysis, and the Future of Credit: Integration, Profitability, and Risk Management
Bridging the gap in understanding between financial technology entrepreneurs and credit institutions, this book clearly explains why financial credit institutions need to further innovate within the financial technology arena, and presents a framework for applying innovative strategies in credit services.
book Duration 7h 5m book Authors By Ioannis Akkizidis, Manuel Stagars

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Analysis of Financial Statements, Third Edition
Recent financial events have taught us to take a more critical look at the financial disclosures provided by companies. Written to reflect current market conditions, this up-to-date, reliable resource will help analysts and investors use these disclosures to assess a company's financial health and risks.
book Duration 5h 23m book Authors By Frank J. Fabozzi, Pamela Peterson Drake

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Financial Statement Analysis: A Practitioner's Guide, Fourth Edition
Filled with real-life examples and expert advice, this essential guide will help you gain a firm understanding of the techniques that will help you interpret financial statements, which are designed to conceal more than reveal.
book Duration 7h 17m book Authors By Fernando Alvarez, Martin S. Fridson
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AUDIOBOOKS INCLUDED

Audiobook Summary

A Manager's Guide to Financial Analysis: Powerful Tools for Analyzing the Numbers and Making the Best Decisions for Your Business, Sixth Edition
A Manager's Guide to Financial Analysis, Sixth Edition explains how to analyze the separate components of financial statements and how they relate to each other, as well as demonstrates the various tools used in the valuation of potential business ventures, mergers, and acquisitions. In this Summary, we discuss the salient points of the book based on our interpretation of its contents.
audiobook Duration 21m 25s audiobook Authors By Eliot H. Sherman

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The Four Pillars of Investing: Lessons for Building a Winning Portfolio
The Four Pillars of Investing offers lessons to investors on how to make more informed decisions and presents four essential areas you should focus on. In this Summary, we discuss the salient points of the book based on our interpretation of its contents.
audiobook Duration 21m 10s audiobook Authors By William J. Bernstein

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The Essentials of Finance and Accounting for Nonfinancial Managers, Third Edition
The Essentials of Finance and Accounting for Nonfinancial Managers, Third Edition will help you understand more about your own company's documents and how to read other companies' publications to know where they're headed. In this Summary, we discuss the salient points of the book based on our interpretation of its contents.
audiobook Duration 22m 4s audiobook Authors By Edward Fields

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The New Case for Gold
In this audio edition, bestselling author and economic commentator James Rickards steps forward to defend gold-as both an irreplaceable store of wealth and a standard for currency. Read by the author.
audiobook Duration 4h 6m 30s audiobook Authors By James Rickards

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Getting Back to Business: Why Modern Portfolio Theory Fails Investors and How You Can Bring Common Sense to Your Portfolio
This audio edition provides a solution to portfolio theory that makes sense in today's challenging investing landscape.
audiobook Duration 9h 54m audiobook Authors By Daniel Peris

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Project Finance for Business Development
This audio edition shows you how to develop, structure, and implement projects successfully by creating competitive advantage.
audiobook Duration 12h 54m 22s audiobook Authors By John E. Triantis

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Leveraging Your Financial Intelligence: At the Intersection of Money, Health, and Happiness
This audio edition will teach you a powerful values-based approach to achieving your most important life goals.
audiobook Duration 5h 35m 21s audiobook Authors By Douglas Lennick, Roy Geer, Ryan Goulart

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The Turnkey Revolution: How to Passively Build Your Real Estate Portfolio for More Income, Freedom, and Peace of Mind
This audio edition provides everything you need to take full advantage of today's real estate revolution.
audiobook Duration 6h 46m 25s audiobook Authors By Christopher D. Clothier
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