Step by step guide to understand how business perform

Learn to understand statements and calculate key ratios which is fundamental in analyzing the business's performance.
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  • Lectures 15
  • Length 38 mins
  • Skill Level Intermediate Level
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 12/2014 English

Course Description

Have you ever wondered how people analyze a business before investing?

Do you want to learn the "basics on analyzing business performance'?

Have you ever tried reading the business annual report, struggling to understand the statements due to the huge information overload? You open up the annual report, view the statements but have no clue on how to extract the information to analyze the business.

People are often interested in knowing on how businesses perform but they have no clue on how it really works and what are the basis which are commonly used in analyzing a business.

This course teaches you how to read the financial statements and extract the necessary figures to assist in analyzing the business performance. There have been many struggles in calculating the ratios and as such i have included a ratio calculator spreadsheet which will speed up the calculation process.

Concepts are explained in a simple form and as such, it is suitable for beginners. You will be able to follow along and gain confidence in analyzing business on your own in no-time. Upon successful completion of this course you will be able to:

✔ Understand the financial statements which are provided in businesses.

✔ Calculate key ratios.

✔ Understand how this ratios can be used to analyze the business performance

✔ Get access to the Ratio calculator spreadsheet.

If you are serious about learning he basic fundamental of analyzing a business, click 'Take This Course' now and start building up your confidence in analyzing a business.

What are the requirements?

  • No materials required
  • An Open mind to receive new inputs
  • No prior knowledge on accounting of investing required

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Understand the basics of Income Statement and its elements
  • Learn to distinguish the elements in the Balance Sheet
  • Calculate Key Ratios which are essential in analyzing business performance
  • Understand the purpose of each ratio and how it is use to analyse the business performance
  • Access the Ratio Calculator Spreadsheet to speed up the ratio calculation

Who is the target audience?

  • This course is NOT for students who are already familiar with ratios and statements.
  • People who wants to learn how to analyze a business before making investing decision.
  • Students who are purely new to statements and ratios.
  • Students who wants to learn how to analyze business performance.

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Course Summary
Introduction to the course
Section 2: Income Statement
Understanding Income Statement elements part 1
Understanding Income Statement elements part 2
Section 3: Balance Sheet
Part 1
Part 2
Section 4: Calculating Ratios
Introduction to Ratios
Ratio Calculator Spreadsheet
Ratio Sheet
2 pages
Section 5: Analysis of Ratios in relation to business performance
Part 1
Part 2
Section 6: Conclusion

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Instructor Biography

Key To Financial Success, All about finance

Key to Financial Success is a team consisting of experienced trainers, investors, and entrepreneurs founded with the aim of educating individuals on financial education. In the competitive world today, getting the grasp of financial knowledge is increasingly important in order to strive for success. Our course is design in a way that a beginner with zero knowledge on finance can get hold of it. We provide trainings on finance related issues such as business analysis, money management, and investing.

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