Understand and Interpret Financial Statements Online Course

Learn How To Analyze Your Company’s Financial Statements

Understand and Interpret Financial Statements Online Course

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Learn How To Analyze Your Company’S Financial Statements

If you are responsible for analyzing your company’s financial statements or just need a better understanding of what they mean, this information is for you.

This topic will help anyone who would like to analyze financial statements and learn the ratios and what they mean and how to interpret them. It will help anyone who has financial information and teach them how to maneuver around the financial statements and find what they are looking for. Go over how to analyze the balance sheet, income statement, and statement of cash flows. Discuss ratios and not only how to calculate them but more importantly what they mean and how that will ultimately help you make that sound decision based on what you have in front of you.

Learning Objectives

  • You will be able to describe how to use the indirect method.
  • You will be able to identify other ratios that deal with profitability, leveraging debt, calculating DSO and DPO.
  • You will be able to explain the statement of cash flows and the importance of generating cash.
  • You will be able to discuss and understand the balance sheet and income statement through ratios.

Course Fast Facts:

  1. Learn everything you need to know about Financial Statements
  2. Comprehensive agenda covering Financial Statements
  3. Study along with simple instructions & demonstrations
  4. Written and developed by leading Financial Statement instructors
  5. Certificate of completion
  6. Available in multiple formats where you can choose the best format for your needs

Available in :

  • Live Webinar : 90 Minute live streaming program
  • OnDemand Webinar : Archived webinar presentation with audio and slideshow including downloadable reference manual. Watch online anytime.
  • Audio & Reference Manual : PDF and MP3 files delivered on a USB flash drive. Listen and read on any compatible device.
  • MP3 Download : Audio recording of a webinar and reference manual delivered by download. Listen anytime on any compatible device.

Course Delivery

This program is available in several formats. Upon enrolment an automated welcome email will be sent to you (please check your junk email inbox if not received as this is an automated email), in order for you to access your online course

Recognition & Accreditation

All students who complete this course, receive a certificate of completion with a passing score (for the online assessment) and will be issued a certificate via email.

This course is being supplied by Lorman.

What Are the Basic Types of Financial Statements?

Understanding the Balance Sheet and Income Statement Through Ratios

  • Taking the Information From the Ratios and Understanding How They Affect Your Goal
  • How to Combine the Balance Sheet and Income Statement Information to Make Sound Decisions

Understanding the Statement of Cash Flows and the Importance of Generating Cash

Going Through the Statement of Cash Flows Using the Indirect Method

Completing My Analysis and Now Deciding How to Interrupt My Findings

Reviewing Other Ratios That Deal With Profitability, Leveraging Debt, Calculating DSP and DPO

How to Combine the Balance Sheet and Income Statement Information to Make Sound Decisions 

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS:

Entry Requirements
Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Minimum education
Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.

Computer requirements
Students will need access to a computer and the internet.

Minimum specifications for the computer are:

Windows:
Microsoft Windows XP, or later
Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

MAC/iOS:
OSX/iOS 6 or later
Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems
Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster
Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities (Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)


For LIVE WEBINARS:

Q:  What is the webinar viewer?
A:  Not every live webinar will have the webinar viewer. The webinar viewer is an online PowerPoint® presentation that the speaker will manipulate. You can access the webinar viewer through a link provided in your confirmation email.  Again, Internet access is required.

Q:  What is a live webinar?
A:  A live webinar is a live training program in which the audio is streamed over the Internet or accessed over phone lines and the written materials are accessed via the Internet. Audio and video reception capabilities of your computer set-up is required.

Q:  How do I access the live webinar?
A:   Once you have registered for the live webinar, you will receive a confirmation email with a link and an individual PIN to stream the audio over the Internet and access the reference materials.

Q:  How do I access the reference materials?
A:  Your confirmation email includes a link to the reference materials for your live webinar. The reference materials are typically available for download a day or two before the live webinar.

For OnDemand WEBINARS:

Q:  What is an OnDemand webinar?
A:  OnDemand webinars are self-paced online programs that allow you to earn continuing education credit at your convenience. Each program includes a downloadable PDF reference manual. A PDF viewer is required.

Q:  My OnDemand webinar is not functioning properly. What can I do?
A:  Adobe Flash 9+ with Javascript enabled is needed to view the program.

CREDITS

OnDemand Webinar

This course was last revised on July 19, 2018.

This program does NOT qualify, nor meet the National Standard for NASBA accreditation.

Live Webinar Registration

  • AIPB 1.0
     
  • This program is acceptable for 1.0 CPEC(s) towards the CB designation through the American Institute of Professional Bookkeepers (AIPB).
     
  • CPE 1.2 including Management Advisory Services 1.2
     
  • Lorman Education Services is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. CPE Credit: Maximum Credit Hours: 1.2 each session (based on a 50 minute credit hour). You must attend at least 50 minutes to obtain credit. Field of Study: Management Advisory Services for 1.2 hours. Prerequisite: basic knowledge of business financials. Level of Knowledge: Intermediate. Teaching Method: Seminar/Lecture. Advance Preparation: None. Delivery Method: Group Internet Based. Please refer to the information in this brochure for outline, course content and objectives. Upon completion of this course, you will receive a certificate of attendance. Final approval of a course for CPE credit belongs with each state's regulatory board. Please note: In order to receive CPE credit for this course you MUST use the streaming audio option, as well as enable and complete the required progress checks.
     
  • Lorman Business Center, Inc. is a registered provider for CPA CPE through the State Education Department of New York, Sponsor number: 000640. The following course will carry the subject area of Advisory Services for 1.0 hour.
     

Audio & Reference Manual

This program does NOT qualify, nor meet the National Standard for NASBA accreditation.

MP3 Download

This program does NOT qualify, nor meet the National Standard for NASBA accreditation.


ALL ACCESS PASS

All of your training, right here at Lorman.

Pay once and get a full year of unlimited training in any format, any time!

  • Live Webinars
  • OnDemand Webinars
  • MP3 Downloads
  • Course Manuals
  • Audio Recordings*
  • Executive Reports
  • White Papers and Articles
  • Sponsored Live Webinars

Additional benefits include:

  • State Specific Credit Tracker
  • Members Only Newsletter
  • All-Access Pass Course Concierge

* For audio recordings you only pay shipping

Unlimited Lorman Training

With the All-Access Pass there is no guessing what you will need for your yearly training budget. $699 will cover all of your training needs for an entire year!

Easy Registrations

Once you purchase your All-Access Pass you will never be any further than one-click away from attending any Lorman training course.

Invest in Yourself

You haven't gotten to where you are professionally by luck alone; it's taken a lot of hard work and training. Invest in yourself with the All-Access Pass.

Ronald A. Sereika

Ronald A. Sereika

Mspark

  • 2010 National instructor of the year award for The National Association of Credit Management
  • 2013 CCE award of excellence presented by the National Association of Credit Management
  • 2011 Credit Executive of the year Upstate New York by NACM Chicago
  • National Speaker at NACM Credit Congress, NACM Eastern Regional Conference, Upstate NY Annual meetings 2011 to 2015
  • Two time finalist at CooperVision for the CFO award given annually for the top performer in North America’s finance team
  • B.S. degree in accounting, Fredonia State University; attended Amos Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth University executive program for certification in Credit and Finance
About this Course

Learn How To Analyze Your Company’S Financial Statements

If you are responsible for analyzing your company’s financial statements or just need a better understanding of what they mean, this information is for you.

This topic will help anyone who would like to analyze financial statements and learn the ratios and what they mean and how to interpret them. It will help anyone who has financial information and teach them how to maneuver around the financial statements and find what they are looking for. Go over how to analyze the balance sheet, income statement, and statement of cash flows. Discuss ratios and not only how to calculate them but more importantly what they mean and how that will ultimately help you make that sound decision based on what you have in front of you.

Learning Objectives

  • You will be able to describe how to use the indirect method.
  • You will be able to identify other ratios that deal with profitability, leveraging debt, calculating DSO and DPO.
  • You will be able to explain the statement of cash flows and the importance of generating cash.
  • You will be able to discuss and understand the balance sheet and income statement through ratios.

Course Fast Facts:

  1. Learn everything you need to know about Financial Statements
  2. Comprehensive agenda covering Financial Statements
  3. Study along with simple instructions & demonstrations
  4. Written and developed by leading Financial Statement instructors
  5. Certificate of completion
  6. Available in multiple formats where you can choose the best format for your needs

Available in :

  • Live Webinar : 90 Minute live streaming program
  • OnDemand Webinar : Archived webinar presentation with audio and slideshow including downloadable reference manual. Watch online anytime.
  • Audio & Reference Manual : PDF and MP3 files delivered on a USB flash drive. Listen and read on any compatible device.
  • MP3 Download : Audio recording of a webinar and reference manual delivered by download. Listen anytime on any compatible device.

Course Delivery

This program is available in several formats. Upon enrolment an automated welcome email will be sent to you (please check your junk email inbox if not received as this is an automated email), in order for you to access your online course

Recognition & Accreditation

All students who complete this course, receive a certificate of completion with a passing score (for the online assessment) and will be issued a certificate via email.

This course is being supplied by Lorman.

What Are the Basic Types of Financial Statements?

Understanding the Balance Sheet and Income Statement Through Ratios

  • Taking the Information From the Ratios and Understanding How They Affect Your Goal
  • How to Combine the Balance Sheet and Income Statement Information to Make Sound Decisions

Understanding the Statement of Cash Flows and the Importance of Generating Cash

Going Through the Statement of Cash Flows Using the Indirect Method

Completing My Analysis and Now Deciding How to Interrupt My Findings

Reviewing Other Ratios That Deal With Profitability, Leveraging Debt, Calculating DSP and DPO

How to Combine the Balance Sheet and Income Statement Information to Make Sound Decisions 

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS:

Entry Requirements
Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Minimum education
Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.

Computer requirements
Students will need access to a computer and the internet.

Minimum specifications for the computer are:

Windows:
Microsoft Windows XP, or later
Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

MAC/iOS:
OSX/iOS 6 or later
Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems
Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster
Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities (Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)


For LIVE WEBINARS:

Q:  What is the webinar viewer?
A:  Not every live webinar will have the webinar viewer. The webinar viewer is an online PowerPoint® presentation that the speaker will manipulate. You can access the webinar viewer through a link provided in your confirmation email.  Again, Internet access is required.

Q:  What is a live webinar?
A:  A live webinar is a live training program in which the audio is streamed over the Internet or accessed over phone lines and the written materials are accessed via the Internet. Audio and video reception capabilities of your computer set-up is required.

Q:  How do I access the live webinar?
A:   Once you have registered for the live webinar, you will receive a confirmation email with a link and an individual PIN to stream the audio over the Internet and access the reference materials.

Q:  How do I access the reference materials?
A:  Your confirmation email includes a link to the reference materials for your live webinar. The reference materials are typically available for download a day or two before the live webinar.

For OnDemand WEBINARS:

Q:  What is an OnDemand webinar?
A:  OnDemand webinars are self-paced online programs that allow you to earn continuing education credit at your convenience. Each program includes a downloadable PDF reference manual. A PDF viewer is required.

Q:  My OnDemand webinar is not functioning properly. What can I do?
A:  Adobe Flash 9+ with Javascript enabled is needed to view the program.

CREDITS

OnDemand Webinar

This course was last revised on July 19, 2018.

This program does NOT qualify, nor meet the National Standard for NASBA accreditation.

Live Webinar Registration

  • AIPB 1.0
     
  • This program is acceptable for 1.0 CPEC(s) towards the CB designation through the American Institute of Professional Bookkeepers (AIPB).
     
  • CPE 1.2 including Management Advisory Services 1.2
     
  • Lorman Education Services is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. CPE Credit: Maximum Credit Hours: 1.2 each session (based on a 50 minute credit hour). You must attend at least 50 minutes to obtain credit. Field of Study: Management Advisory Services for 1.2 hours. Prerequisite: basic knowledge of business financials. Level of Knowledge: Intermediate. Teaching Method: Seminar/Lecture. Advance Preparation: None. Delivery Method: Group Internet Based. Please refer to the information in this brochure for outline, course content and objectives. Upon completion of this course, you will receive a certificate of attendance. Final approval of a course for CPE credit belongs with each state's regulatory board. Please note: In order to receive CPE credit for this course you MUST use the streaming audio option, as well as enable and complete the required progress checks.
     
  • Lorman Business Center, Inc. is a registered provider for CPA CPE through the State Education Department of New York, Sponsor number: 000640. The following course will carry the subject area of Advisory Services for 1.0 hour.
     

Audio & Reference Manual

This program does NOT qualify, nor meet the National Standard for NASBA accreditation.

MP3 Download

This program does NOT qualify, nor meet the National Standard for NASBA accreditation.


ALL ACCESS PASS

All of your training, right here at Lorman.

Pay once and get a full year of unlimited training in any format, any time!

  • Live Webinars
  • OnDemand Webinars
  • MP3 Downloads
  • Course Manuals
  • Audio Recordings*
  • Executive Reports
  • White Papers and Articles
  • Sponsored Live Webinars

Additional benefits include:

  • State Specific Credit Tracker
  • Members Only Newsletter
  • All-Access Pass Course Concierge

* For audio recordings you only pay shipping

Unlimited Lorman Training

With the All-Access Pass there is no guessing what you will need for your yearly training budget. $699 will cover all of your training needs for an entire year!

Easy Registrations

Once you purchase your All-Access Pass you will never be any further than one-click away from attending any Lorman training course.

Invest in Yourself

You haven't gotten to where you are professionally by luck alone; it's taken a lot of hard work and training. Invest in yourself with the All-Access Pass.

Ronald A. Sereika

Ronald A. Sereika

Mspark

  • 2010 National instructor of the year award for The National Association of Credit Management
  • 2013 CCE award of excellence presented by the National Association of Credit Management
  • 2011 Credit Executive of the year Upstate New York by NACM Chicago
  • National Speaker at NACM Credit Congress, NACM Eastern Regional Conference, Upstate NY Annual meetings 2011 to 2015
  • Two time finalist at CooperVision for the CFO award given annually for the top performer in North America’s finance team
  • B.S. degree in accounting, Fredonia State University; attended Amos Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth University executive program for certification in Credit and Finance

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Course ID No.: 101LRUIF
Delivery Mode: Online
Course Access: 90 days
Tutor Support: Yes
Qualification: Certificate

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