Financial Statements Basics

For Non Finance Executives
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  • Lectures 9
  • Length 2 hours
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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Published 1/2016 English

Course Description

Financial statement analysis (or financial analysis) is the process of reviewing and analyzing a company's financial statements to make better economic decisions. These statements include the income statement, balance sheet, statement of cash flows, and a statement of retained earnings.

After completing the program, you will be better able to communicate the financial goals and performances of your department within your organization as well as to outside sources.

This program targets non financial mid-to senior level executives in every functional area of all industries. Executives from areas such as marketing, sales, human resources, manufacturing, or engineering, as well as general managers who have been promoted through these routes, will find this program highly beneficial to their understanding of financial analysis. This program will be helpful as well to consultants, small business owners, and practicing professionals who want a better understanding of financial principles.

What are the requirements?

  • A computer or Android phone with internet access

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Get a basic understanding for Financial Statements
  • Understand the various components of Financial Statements
  • Be able to Interpret financial statements of a company
  • Be able to analyse and compare the financial statements of two or more companies or the same company over different years
  • Gain a practical understanding of how to interpret and use internal and external financial reports to inform and influence the decision-making process
  • Read and understand internal and external financial reports, using this information to make better business decisions that affect your bottom line.
  • Enhance your ability to forecast financial performance and better manage your financial resources.
  • Increase your effectiveness in strategic planning and decision making.

What is the target audience?

  • This course is primarily meant for non finance executives

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Curriculum

Section 1: An Introduction to Financial Statement Analysis
04:58

This lecture gives an introduction to the course.


Financial statement analysis (or financial analysis) is the process of reviewing and analyzing a company's financial statements to make better economic decisions. These statements include the income statement, balance sheet, statement of cash flows, and a statement of retained earnings.

16:30

This lecture gives an overview of the structure of Balance Sheet and Income Statement.


Balance Sheet is a statement of the assets, liabilities, and capital of a business or other organization at a particular point in time, detailing the balance of income and expenditure over the preceding period.


Income Statement is a financial statement that measures a company's financial performance over a specific accounting period. Financial performance is assessed by giving a summary of how the business incurs its revenues and expenses through both operating and non-operating activities. It also shows the net profit or loss incurred over a specific accounting period, typically over a fiscal quarter or year.

Financial Statements Linkages
14:56
09:04

This lecture will help the students understand Cash Flow statements. A cash flow statement is one of the most important financial statements for a project or business.

Section 2: Financial Statement Analysis
18:58

This section gives practical view of how financial reports should be read and interpreted

Comparative Analysis
11:28
Common Size Analysis of Balance Sheet and Income Statement
Preview
11:51
Section 3: Ratio Analysis
18:17

This lecture provides an introduction to the various commonly used Ratios and their interpretation.

Ratio Analysis Quiz
3 questions
Bonus Lecture: Coupon codes and Access to free courses
00:40

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Instructor Biography

Tanuja Yadav, Chartered Financial Analyst

A CFA charter holder, I have extensive experience in the field of F&A outsourcing and have worked on various projects within the F&A Arena. I have 11 years of experience in F&A delivery, handling end to end finance and accounting processes, F&A practice and process improvement. I am also a visiting faculty with International College of Financial Planning, New Delhi where I have taken classes for CFA L 2 and 3. I have my own channel on Youtube on Finance and Investments.

Specialties: Finance, Fixed Income, Treasury, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivables, Reconciliation, Fixed Asset and Project accounting, Solution development, F&A Training, SOX testing, Fraud risk assessment and Process streamlining.

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