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Financial Analysis

4.7 excellent 27 opinions
London Corporate Training
In London (Inglaterra)

*Guide price
Original amount in GBP:
£ 2.650

Important information

Typology Short course
Level Intermediate
Location London (Inglaterra)
Duration 1 Week
Start 03/04/2018
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  • Intermediate
  • London (Inglaterra)
  • Duration:
    1 Week
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The aim of this course is to:
•Be able to go beyond the description of financial performance to calculate and interpret key information
•Interpret trends shown in each financial statement
•Comment on their own and competitor’s liquidity, efficiency and funding
•Explain the links between cash flow and other statements
•Be able to describe the framework and purpose of analysing financial statements –the importance and drawbacks.

Important information
Is this course for me?

Managers and executives from all sectors who want to be able to assess investment opportunities and/or the performance of their own organisation or that of competitors, including:

•Those who are non-specialists in finance
• Budget holders who want to identify trends in expenditure
• Operations managers who want to know more about how they compare with competitors
• Senior managers who require greater financial literacy skills
• Managers facing financial decisions or expect to make a contribution to a wider planning process.
• Increased probability of investing in successful organisation.

Where and when
Starts Location
08 ene 2018
03 abr 2018
03 jul 2018
01 oct 2018
3 Shortlands, Hammersmith, London, W6 8DA, London, Inglaterra
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Starts 08 ene 2018
03 abr 2018
03 jul 2018
01 oct 2018
3 Shortlands, Hammersmith, London, W6 8DA, London, Inglaterra
See map


Course rating
Centre rating

Reviews on this course

Khalifa Ramadhan Aljadjali
What I would highlight: I am very pleased to say that the course positively and successfully achieved the objectives. Very well done.
What could be improved: .
Course taken: Septiembre 2015
Would you recommend this centre?: yes
Rita Gyebi
What I would highlight: Late lunches, but on the whole, the course has been interesting, challenging and exciting and I will recommend friends and colleagues.
What could be improved: Nothing
Course taken: Septiembre 2015
Would you recommend this centre?: yes
Mohammed Ibrahim Lapai
What I would highlight: I learnt a lot from the course. It was fantastic. The trainers' presentations were fantastic. Indeed, the whole package was beyond expectations. I am proud of LCT and pleased to be associated with this training institution.
What could be improved: Nothing
Course taken: Octubre 2013
Would you recommend this centre?: yes

What you'll learn on the course

Cash Flow
Financial Training
Financial statements
Financial Analysis
Efficient Markets
Financial Literacy
Profit Margin
International Financial Reporting
Income Statement Ratios
Payback Method

Course programme

Introduction to Financial Analysis and Financial Statements

  • Short quiz exploring participant’s knowledge
  • What is financial analysis and who uses it for what
  • Sources of information
  • Efficient markets theory
  • International Financial reporting standards - the key statements explained
  • Financial performance in the public sector use of ratios


What Financial Analysis Can and Cannot tell you

  • Comparison of analysis techniques
  • Evaluation of performance - comparisons
  • Income statement ratios, common size, profit margin, return on equity etc.
  • Balance sheet ratios, quick ratio, current ratio, debt to equity and more 
  • Use of notes to the accounts


Return on Investments and Making Sense of Trends

  • The building blocks of ROI
  • Payback method
  • Net present value method (NPV)
  • Internal rate of return (IRR)
  • Historical comparisons and industry benchmarks


Technical Analysis

  • What is technical analysis and why it works
  • Crowd behaviour concepts
  • Behaviour economics
  • Types of technical indicators
  • Drawing and interpreting trend lines


More Ratios and Practical Exercises

  • Price to earnings ratio, dividend yield, dividend pay-out ratio
  • The importance of cash flow – how to measure and improve it
  • Gross profit, operating profit, net profit margin
  • Key investor ratios
  • End of course quiz to reinforce learning



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