Financial Statement Analysis - Master the Financial Stmts!
What you'll learn
- Understand each financial statement (balance sheet, income statement, and statement of cash flow)
- Calculate liquidity, solvency, profitability and growth ratios
- Analyze a company's performance based on their financials
- Account for the difference between income and cash
- Understand basic accounting concepts (like the balance sheet equation)
- Build a simple balance sheet and income statement
- No prior knowledge of accounting needed!
- Any version of Excel will be compatible with this course
If you're in the finance or accounting world (or aspire to be), you need to know the financial statements!
A knowledge of the financial statements helps you:
Understand a company's health
Grasp the profitability and viability of products and services
Analyze the past to take action in to the future
Don't worry, you don't need any background in finance or accounting to take this course! We'll start with the basics of the three financial statements and then take a deeper dive into each one. From there, you'll learn how to analyze the financial statements using different metrics to help you dissect a company's health and profitability.
What you learn in this course will benefit you for the rest of your career!
What makes our course so awesome?
Real world application: In depth, real-world case studies using both real and fictitious companies
Fun: Light-hearted, fun, and enjoyable course (we never take ourselves too seriously)
Knowledgeable instructor: Nate is a CPA and has spent his career analyzing financial statements
No fluff: We don’t teach theory or waste your time with useless information. Everything we teach you can start applying TODAY
This course is the first part of a 3 part series on the financial statements. The next courses focus on financial modeling (Financial Modeling Bootcamp) and how to value a company or project (Company & Project Valuation). We'll use the same case study in this course for the rest of the courses to keep continuity.
Let's start learning!
Who this course is for:
- Future Accountants and Financial Analysts
- Accounting and finance students
- Aspiring Investment bankers
- Business owners
- Financial professionals
Wisdify is an online training platform with a mission to empower professionals with the skills and knowledge to succeed professionally.
Our engaging online courses equip you with extremely relevant and in-demand hard and soft skills so you can become more employable and promotable.
Our courses include: SQL for Data Analytics, Intro to Data Analytics, Microsoft Power BI, Marketing Analytics, Microsoft VBA Macros, Financial Statement Analysis and more!
To receive CPE credit, you must complete the final exam on our website.
About the instructor
Joseph is the owner of Wisdify and is Joseph has a loves sharing his knowledge of finance, accounting, and business operations. He is passionate about helping individuals and teams unlock their true potential. He is an avid teacher and mentor, entrepreneur, and small business advisor.
Joseph is an active CFO with almost 20 years of experience in finance, accounting, and consulting. He has worked in large public companies, private companies, and private-equity owned businesses. His industry experience cuts across manufacturing, media/entertainment, real estate, capital/banking, and more.