A short introduction to financial reporting analysis

Course Dates: 18/01/22 - 25/01/22
Time: 18:00 - 21:00
Location: Online
The introduction to financial reporting analysis course provides an insight into reading and interpreting results published by companies regarding their financial performance.
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
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Full fee £99.00 Senior fee £79.00 Concession £50.00

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Course Code: CFRA01

Started Tue, eve, 18 Jan - 25 Jan '22

Duration: 2 sessions (over 2 weeks)

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What is the course about?

This course teaches the basics on how to read financial reports of a given company. It also provides an introductory insight into how analysts use these reports. The focus will be on the three financial statements:starting from the income statement, balance sheet and its components, to building the cash flow statement using the indirect method.

This is a live online course. You will need:
- Internet connection. The classes work best with Chrome.
- A computer with microphone and camera.
- Earphones/headphones/speakers.
We will contact you with joining instructions before your course starts.

What will we cover?

• Introduction to Financial Statement Analysis
• Analysing the Income Statement
• Balance Sheet
• Current and Non-Current Assets
• Liabilities
• Shareholders’ Equity
• Analysing the Cash Flow Statement.

What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...

• Recognise the main items in the three statements
• Visualise how these statements are linked together
• Build a base to start performing valuation or credit analysis.

What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?

No previous knowledge is required, but this is a fast paced course. Some numerical understanding is needed. Basic accounting or financial knowledge would be helpful but not a must.

How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?

You will be taught by presentations, demonstrations, discussions and exercises. One-to-one guidance and support will be given throughout. Notes will be provided. Presentations using lecture slides. Q&A handout for homework (students can bring to class any challenging points). Case studies homework.

Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?

No other costs. Pen and paper will be helpful to take notes, and you may wish to bring a calculator to the class.

When I've finished, what course can I do next?

Excel for financial modelling, An introduction to project management.

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