Businesses need more than results—they need advice. Do you know how to advise your clients or your managers? The financial statements contain a wealth of information that can explain historical results and predict future performance. But how do you draw that information out of the statements? Learn to be both a financial detective and a fortune teller by applying analysis techniques to the income statement, balance sheet, and statement of cash flows. Uncover the secrets and wisdom hiding within the financial statements that can be used to manage liquidity, debt, and operations.
Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be able to:
- Identify effect ratios
- Cite the causes of and solutions to common financial problems, such as reduced liquidity, increased leverage, and low profitability
- Identify ways to analyze financial statements
- Cite how to use the DuPont system for analyzing profitability
- List ways to correct liquidity problems
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