Accounting & Financial Statement Analysis: Complete Training
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Accounting & Financial Ratio Analysis made easy. Learn important skills that will get your foot in the door!
4.5 (643 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
10,456 students enrolled
Created by 365 Careers
Last updated 11/2016
English
Current price: Free Original price: $150 Discount: 100% off
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Includes:
  • 2.5 hours on-demand video
  • 11 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Understand bookkeeping records
  • Build an Income Statement
  • Build a Balance Sheet
  • Understand the accounting equation and the principle of double entry
  • Tell the diffrence between debits and credits
  • Account for the difference between income and cash
  • Navigate through Financial Reports with ease
  • Perform Vertical and Horizontal Analysis
  • Calculate Liquidity, Solvency, Profitability and Growth ratios
  • Analyze a company's performance based on the figures in its annual report
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Requirements
  • No prior knowledge of accounting is assumed or needed
  • There is nothing to buy or pay for - everything is included for free
  • You'll need a notebook and a pen
Description

Accounting is one of the most important skills for people pursuing a career in Finance.

It helps you understand whether a business is profitable.

It gives you an idea of a company’s size.

It helps you use the past in order to take action in the present and change the future.

However, it’s essential that you understand it well.

If you want to become…

  • a Financial Analyst
  • an Accountant
  • an Auditor
  • a Business Analyst
  • a Financial Controller
  • a Financial Manager
  • a CFO
  • a CEO
  • an Investment Banker
  • an Equity Research Analyst
  • an Investor
  • an Entrepreneur
  • Someone who is involved with a business and would like to be successful

Then you simply have to learn Accounting and Financial Statement Analysis. There is no way around it.

But how can you do that if you have very limited time and no prior training? And how can you be sure that you are not missing an important piece of the puzzle?

Accounting & Financial Statement Analysis: Complete Training is here for you. One of the better Finance courses available on Udemy, it includes everything you’ll need. We will start from the very basics and then gradually build a solid foundation that will serve you well throughout your career.

What makes this course different from the rest of the Accounting courses that are out there?

  • High quality of production – HD video and animations (This isn’t a collection of boring lectures!)
  • Knowledgeable instructor (experience in Big 4 Accounting + Master in Finance)
  • Financial Statement Analysis: We will learn how to use information about the past in order to predict how a business will fare in the future
  • Extensive Case Studies that will help you reinforce everything that you’ve learned
  • Excellent support: If you don’t understand a concept or you simply want to drop us a line, you’ll receive an answer within 24 hours
  • Dynamic: We don’t want to waste your time! The instructor keeps up a very good pace throughout the whole course.
  • Bonus prizes: Upon completion of 50% and 100% of the course you will receive two bonus gifts

How come accounting is so important?

It’s about money, right? If you want to understand how money is coming in and going out of a business, you will have to learn accounting.

Here are 5 more reasons why you should take this course and learn accounting:

  • Jobs. A solid understanding of accounting usually lands you a sweet job as an accountant and opens doors for a number of career paths.
  • Promotions. Accountants are promoted very easily inside large corporations
  • Mick Jagger studied accounting
  • Secure Future. Accounting skills remain with you and provide extra security. You won’t ever have to fear unemployment
  • Girls dig accountants! Guys who can tell the difference between debits and credits are proven to be the most popular with women

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Students of this course who complete 50% of the lessons get full, lifetime access to our five-star rated course “Finance 101: Financial Skills for the Real World”. It has a full price of $95.

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Please don’t forget that the course comes with Udemy’s 30-day unconditional money-back-in-full guarantee. And why not give such a guarantee, when we are convinced that the course will provide a ton of value for you?

Who is the target audience?
  • Aspiring Accountants and Financial Analysts
  • Aspiring Investment Bankers
  • Aspiring Financial Controllers
  • Business Owners
  • Accounting Students
  • Anyone wishing to understand a company's financials
  • Anyone wishing to be successful in the world of Business & Finance
Curriculum For This Course
43 Lectures
02:44:44
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Introduction to Accounting - Why Accounting Is Important?
5 Lectures 11:47


Why do we need Accounting?
1 question


The importance of Bookkeeping
1 question


Financial Accounting
1 question

Course Notes - Download
1 page
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The Three Main Statements in Financial Accounting
3 Lectures 13:00

Building Blocks of an Income Statement
06:06

Building Blocks of a Balance Sheet
04:40

The Three Main Statements in FInancial Accounting
3 questions
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Understanding the Big Picture: Why, What, When, and How Much in Accounting
3 Lectures 06:35
The Revenue Recognition Principle - Why Is it so Important?
02:19

The Expense Recognition Principle - When to Recognize Expenses
02:02

Historical Cost vs. Fair Value Accounting
02:14
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Let's Build a Solid Foundation: Core Accounting Principles That You Should Learn
6 Lectures 21:03
The Accounting Equation and How It Stays in Balance
02:05

The Accounting Equation
1 question

General & Subsidiary Ledgers - This Is How a Firm Organizes Its Accounts
01:47

General and Subsidiary Ledgers
1 question

Making Sense of Debits and Credits! It Does Not Have To Be Hard
04:24

Income Statement T-Accounts
03:01

T-Accounts
1 question

How to Calculate Depreciation Expense
04:27

The Cornerstone Principle of Accounting - Double Entry Bookkeeping
05:19

Double-Entry Bookkeeping
1 question

Quiz Number 3
4 questions
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A COMPLETE Case Study: Bookkeeping Records + Income Statement + Balance Sheet
5 Lectures 35:06
Practical Exercise: Bookkeeping entries + Building a P&L & a Balance Sheet (1/4)
10:24

Case Study (Part 1)
2 questions

Practical Exercise: Bookkeeping entries + Building a P&L & a Balance Sheet (2/4)
07:39

Practical Exercise: Bookkeeping entries + Building a P&L & a Balance Sheet (3/4)
07:30

Case Study (Part 2)
2 questions

Practical Exercise: Bookkeeping entries + Building a P&L & a Balance Sheet (4/4)
08:14

Case Study (Part 3)
2 questions

Course Challenge - Build a P&L and Balance Sheet from scratch
01:19

Case Study (Part 4)
2 questions
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Preparing a Cash Flow Statement: Understanding Cash Flow Analysis
5 Lectures 16:36
Calculating Cash Flows - Understand if a business makes or burns cash
02:36

The three parts of Cash Flow statements explained
02:09

Cash Flow computations - The Direct method
01:59

Cash Flow computations - The Indirect method
03:34

Calculating Cash Flow in practice: A complete example
06:18
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Accounting & Timing: Income and Cash Flow Are Two Different Things
4 Lectures 15:40
The Importance of Timing: Revenue and Expense Recognition
01:18

The Difference Between Cash Flow and Profit - A Must Know For Every Entrepreneur
06:16

The Timing of Payments: Here Is How Many Business Owners Improve Their Cash Flow
03:51

The Four Type of Accruals Arising in Accounting Transactions
04:15

Quiz Number 4
3 questions
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Introduction to Financial Reporting
3 Lectures 11:59
Introduction to Financial Statements
02:33

Let's Open P&G's 2015 Financial Report and Take a Look At It Together
06:53

Who Verifies That The Figures Presented in Financial Statements Are Correct?
02:33

Quiz Number 5
2 questions
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Financial Statement Analysis: Science and Practice
9 Lectures 31:58
The Essence of Financial Statement Analysis: Four Key Dimensions
01:58

Calculating Subtotals, Totals and Year-on-Year Growth
01:41

Key Mechanics of Financial Statement Analysis: Performing a Meaningful Analysis
03:02

Using Different P&L and Balance Sheet Formats + Horizontal and Vertical Analysis
03:37

An Introduction to the "Days" Methodology: Understanding Working Capital Trends
01:23

Financial Ratios Every Investor Should Use: Understanding Financial Ratios
07:36

Quiz Number 6
2 questions

Practical Exercise: Analyzing P&G's Business Through Financial Ratios (1 of 2)
06:55

Practical Exercise: Analyzing P&G's Business Through Financial Ratios (2 of 2)
04:43

Congratulations!
01:03
About the Instructor
365 Careers
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365 Careers is a firm specializing in high-end business, financial, data science, and office producitvity training programs. Our growing list of courses includes Excel (Microsoft Excel for Beginner and Advanced users), PowerPoint, Word, Outlook, Accounting, Finance 101, Investment Banking, Financial Modeling, Company Valuation, Financial Planning & Analysis, Job Hunting, Strategy, Management, Marketing, Decision Making and Negotiation, and Python trainings. Our goal is to provide to our students the practical instruments they will need in order to perform successfully at their future workplace.