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☑ Why Account and Financial Statements are important
☑ Introduction to Accounting Principles and Practices
☑ What are Financial Statements? Income Statement, Balance Sheet and Cash Flow
☑ The Importance of Working Capital Management
☑ How to use Financial Analysis to understand and interpret Financial Statements
☑ Financial Statements Analysis Case Study - Apple Inc.
☑ Key Financial Ratio Analysis in Corporate Finance and Investment Banking
☑ How to apply Financial Statements to Financial Modelling, Valuation and M&A
☑ This is all critical Financial Training for Financial Analysts
Banking and Finance: Accounting Statements Financial Analysis
Finance Training for Financial Analysts: Financial Analysis, Accounting, Corporate Finance, Financial Modelling and Valuation
Do you find Financial Statements difficult to read and understand?
Are you struggling with the Analysis of Financial Statements?
If you are looking to be a stand out Candidate for your next Financial Job, then the work starts here.
This Financial Training for Financial Analysts is not easy...but I have your back!
The objective of the course is to help you to understand, interpret and apply your knowledge of Finance, Accounting and Financial Statements. With my highly structured approach, I will take you step by step through this complex topic, making it easy to follow and easy to understand.
Financial Statements are useful to:
understand the company’s ability to generate cash, the sources and uses of that cash
understand whether a business can repay its debts
to track profitability
derive financial ratios to interpret the performance of the business
investigate the financial transactions of the firm
We are going to cover:
Why Financial Statements are important
An Introduction to Accounting Principles and Practices
What are Financial Statements?
How Financial Statements are intricately connected
The Importance of Working Capital and its management - the hidden message in Financial Statements
How can Financial Analysis help you to understand and interpret Financial Statements
Case Study - Apple Inc - Financial Statements analysis
Key Ratios and Analysis in Corporate Finance
How Financial Statements are used in Financial Modelling, Company Valuation and M&A
At the end of this course you will have an in-depth understanding of the purpose and use of financials statements in business and in finance. You will be able to read and interpret them. With understanding of financial statements comes knowledge.
This course will not teach you to become an accountant over night but it will give you a solid grounding in the understanding and interpretation of Financial Statements.
Importantly once you learn to read, understand and interpret Financial Statements you will have a financial skill which can be applied to any company in any industry, even though each industry sector has its own characteristics
This course has over 50 lectures, nearly all of which come with a downloadable copy of the Lecture Slide Deck which you can then use off line for revision and learning.
A little about me...
Following 8 years as a British Army Officer, John started his 30 year+ investment banking career in 1988 and since then he has floated companies, bought and sold companies in M&A deals, raised capital from Venture Capital and Private Equity. John was awarded the Tallow Chandler's Prize for the Best Dissertation in his year when graduating with his MBA (with Distinction) in 1993 from Cass Business School in London. John has transacted deals worth well over $1billion in his career as a senior Investment Banker for Westdeutschelandesbank, Societe General and Security Pacific Hoare Govett. He has also co-founded two London Investment Banking Boutiques. In his career, John has advised dozens of companies on their Business Strategy as well as reading (and writing for his clients) hundreds of Business Plans. In addition, John has two degrees (BA and MA) from Cambridge University.
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Introduction and Welcome to the Course
Introduction to Financial Statement Analysis
Why are Financial Statements Important?
Introduction to Accounting
What do we mean by Financial Accounting?
Accounting Standards and why they are important
The Concepts and Principles Underlying Accounting
Single Entry vs Double Entry Book Keeping
Understanding The Accounting Equation
The Accounting Cycle
Introduction to Financial Statements
Section Introduction - Understanding Financial Statements
Overview of Financial Statements
GAAP: Accruals and Cash Accounting
Income Statement or Profit and Loss Account
Introduction to the Balance Sheet
Introduction to the Cash Flow Statement
Cash Flow Metrics Explained
Case Study- Apple Financial Statements
Understanding Working Capital
What is Working Capital?
What is the Working Capital Cycle?
Why is Working Capital Management Important
Working Capital Analysis
Working Capital Ratios
Working Capital Policies
Working Capital Summary
Introduction to Financial Analysis
Section Introduction: Strategic Financial Analysis
What is Financial Analysis?
Measures of Profitability Financial Analysis
Balance Sheet Ratio Analysis
Cash Flow Statement Analysis
Financial Analysis - Case Study and Assignment
Section Introduction: Financial Analysis - Case Study and Assignment
Case Study Assignments Apple Inc Financial Analysis
Apple Inc Financial Analysis - Solution
Discussion of Measurements of Growth Analysis
Discussion of Measures of Profitability Analysis
Discussion of Trading Performance Analysis
Discussion of Working Capital (Liquidity and Efficiency) Analysis
Financial Ratio Analysis in Corporate Finance
What do we mean by Corporate Finance?
Financial Ratios in Corporate Finance
Liquidity Ratios in Corporate Finance
Operational Risk Ratios in Corporate Finance
Profitability Ratios in Corporate Finance
Efficiency Ratios in Corporate Finance
Financial Modelling for Mergers and Acquisitions
Why is Modelling so Critical in Mergers and Acquisitions?
Three Models You Will Need
Understanding the Integrated Financial Statements Model
The Integrated Financial Statements Model Example
Key Tips to Modelling The Integrated Financial Statements Model
The Discounted Cash Flow Model - DCF
Understanding the Discounted Cash Flow Formula
Understanding the Merger Model
Course Summary and Wrap Up
Course Summary and Wrap Up