- NY Credits : 4.0
- TX Credits : 4.0
Financial statement analysis is an art much more than a science. As such, it can generate the opportunity to be creative and innovative. Finding the real operational problems through financial statement analysis within an organization can be exceedingly difficult. Sometimes only a creative approach will cause discovery of that seminal or core problem-causing issue. This course gives participants familiarity with some techniques and approaches to help determine the operational problems through effective financial statement analysis within an organization and recommends ways to remedy such problems. This basic level course is most beneficial to professionals new to financial statement analysis who may be at the staff or entry level, but it may also benefit an experienced professional with limited exposure to this topic.
Upon successful completion of this course, the user should be able to:
recognize the impact of financial statement analysis on operations,
identify some of the tools and techniques used in the financial analysis process,
identify some of the available financial ratios, and
determine how financial and operating data can be utilized for more effective decision-making activities within the organization.