How to Read a Balance Sheet
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Financial Statements of Business Unit basically comprises Profit & Loss Statement (Income Statement) and Balance Sheet. Income Statement will convey where as Balance Sheet will convey the financial position of the unit.
Financial Statements will be used by various stake holders for various purposes.
Investors will analyse the financial statements before taking decision to invest in Business Unit.
Investors will analyse the financial Statements before lending money to the Business Unit.
Tax and Statutory Authorities will review financial statements for levying various Taxes.
Hence the financial statements will be used by various stake holders. Therefore every key personnel and every one working in an Organization's balance Sheet before stake holders raises unanswerable Questions.
Developing the skill to read Balance Sheet will help the Business units to understand their standing and analyse strength and weakness and plan for future.
One should develop the skill to read the Balance Sheet from various perspectives. This course will you provide all those perspectives.4
This course has been designed in self paced learning style. Hence, Learners will able to understand the concepts at their own place, timing and Convenience.
Numerous and illustrations has been used to make the understanding process simple and clear .
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|Section 1: Introduction to Balance Sheet|
1 Introduction to Balance SheetPreview
2 Why reading balance sheet is important
3 What is important in Reading Balance Sheet
4 Structure of Balance Sheet
|Section 2: Three Important Balance Sheet Reading Skills|
5 First Balance Sheet Reading Skill Understanding Long Term StabilityPreview
6 Second Balance Sheet Reading Skill Understanding Liquidity Position
7 Third Balance Sheet Reading Skill
|Section 3: Balance Sheet Reading through Financial Ratios|
Financial Ratio AnalysisPreview
Absolute Liquid Ratio
Defense Interval Ratio
Capital Structure Ratio (Equity Ratio)
Capital Structure Ratios (Debt Ratio)
Capital Structure Ratios (Debt to Equity Ratio)
Coverage Ratios (DSCR)
Interest Coverage Ratio
Preference Dividend Coverage Ratio
Capital Gearning Ratio
Capital Turnover Ratio
Fixed Assets Turnover Ratio
Total Assets Turnover Ratio
Working Capital Turnover Ratio
Inventory Turnover Ratio
Inventory Holding Level
Debtors Turnover Ratio
Creditors Turnover Ratio
Average Payment Period
General Profitability Ratios
Operating Profit Ratio
Average Collection Period
Net Profit Ratio
Overall Profitability Ratios
Return on Assets
Return on Capital Employed
Return on Share Holders Funds
Return on Equity Share Holders Funds
Earnings Per Share
Cash Flow Earnings
Dividend Per Share
Dividend Pay Out Ratio
Dividend Yield Ratio
Illustration on Return on Equity Share holders Funds
Market Value Ratio
Earnings Yield Ratio
Price Earnings Ratio
Price to Cash Flow Ratio
Market Value to Book Value Ratio
|Section 4: Balance Sheet Reading through Fund Flow Statement|
Fund Flow Analsyis IntroductionPreview
Fund Flow Analysis Example
Uses of Fund Flow Statement
|Section 5: Balance Sheet Reading through Cash Flow Statement|
Cash Flow IntroductionPreview
Cash Flow Activities
Cash Flow Operating Activities
Cash Flow Investing Activity
Cash Flow Financing Activity
|Section 6: Others|
Business Financing DecisionsPreview
Debt Vs Equity Financing
Good Time and Bad Time for Debt Equity Financing
Bonus Lecture - Discount Coupon Links for other Courses
I am a practicing Chartered Accountant with tonnes of passion for teaching.
I teach Financial Management & Strategic Financial Management for Chartered Accountancy, Cost and Management Accountancy and Company Secretary students in Ernakulam, India. I also hold Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration in Finance from Symbiosis, Pune and Bachelors in Commerce, from Loyola College, Chennai.
I worked in State Bank of India as Assistant Vice President - Credit for a period of four years after which i started my Chartered Accountancy Practice. During the stint in State Bank of India, I worked on credit proposals of Mid Corporate Units and gained good experience in Financial Analysis, Risk Assessment, Viability Study, Evaluating business models, Project Finance, Working Capital Management, etc.
I conduct work shops for Entrepreneurs, Chartered Accountancy / Cost and Management Accountancy Students on the topics like Project Finance, Credit Risk Assessment, Entrepreneurship Development, Finance for Non Finance Executives, etc.
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