Identifying various users of financial information and what their needs are is an essential step of financial statement analysis. Instructor Jennifer Elder discusses nine different approaches to financial statement analysis, from break-even to Altman z-scores. You'll learn to see trends in the numbers by using 'sparklines,' and how to present your analysis so that people will not only listen but will act on the information you present.
Upon completing this course, participants should be able to:
- Define seven different types of users of financial information.
- Identify nine types of financial statement analysis techniques.
- Recognize the use of 'sparklines' in Excel.
- Cite different ways of presenting financial information in a compelling manner and how to tell the story behind the numbers.
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