finance

Financial analysis

Reading and interpreting the income statement, balance sheet, and cash flow statement are useful tools for any finance industry role. This course will enable you to read and interpret all three financial statements using real-life companies, building your analysis skills to assess companies from an operational and financial perspective.

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What You’ll Learn

Course Content


Learning Objectives

By the end of this course, you will be able to

  • Describe the key financial statements and why all three are needed to get a true understanding of the financial health of a company
  • Perform ‘horizontal analysis’ of a company by looking at trends across accounting periods
  • Calculate ratios used by equity analysts to assess the operational efficiency of a company
  • Assess if a company has been able to provide stakeholders with sufficient returns on their investments

Who Should Take This Course?
This course is designed to give financial analysts the fundamental understanding they need to build their career and anyone working in investment banking, asset management, or insurance the tools they need to perform meaningful and practical company analysis.

Course Content

This course is designed to give financial analysts the fundamental understanding they need to build their career and anyone working in investment banking, asset management, or insurance the tools they need to perform meaningful and practical company analysis.
  • Flexible Learning
  • Develop Sector-Specific Skills
  • Designed By Industry Experts

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    Absolutely, our pathways are structured to bridge the gap between theory and the practical knowledge and skills you need to start your career in finance. Our Learning Pathways have been carefully designed to provide a cost-effective way to learn key skills aligned to specific roles andcareers. Our simulations which are often used by prestigious financial institutions all over the world as part of their intern and graduate development programs, which will enable you to gain practical, real-world skills and insights that you will be able to utilize in your job applications,interviews and also in your early career in financial services. You can also take advantage of our mentor services to boost your application process.
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