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Financial Statement Analysis: Basis for Management Advice Logo aicpa

  Wallace Davidson, Ph.D., CMA |   Free |   AICPA |   Mar 2019 |   Finance |   AICPA Store
Make timely financial decisions.
Who Will Benefit?
  • Accounting professionals responsible for financial statement analysis
Key Topics
  • Valuation techniques
  • Effect ratios
  • DuPont system for analyzing profitability
  • Causal analysis
  • How to conduct a financial statement analysis
  • Users of financial statements
  • Forecasting sustainable growth
  • Bankruptcy prediction models
Learning Objectives
  • Identify how an analyst places a value on a company.
  • Recognize the causes of and determine solutions to common financial problems like reduced liquidity, increased leverage, and low profitability.
  • Recall key points related to bankruptcy prediction models.
  • Indicate ways to correct liquidity problems.

More and more, businesses turn to you for advice on financial performance. Are you ready?

This self-study course presents the financial statements as a set of dynamic instruments that can be used for accurate, relevant, and timely financial decisions. You will focus on the economic and financial conditions that cause statements to change and discover how businesses can manage liquidity, debt, and profitability. Plus, explore effect ratios, causal ratios, pro forma analysis, sustainable growth, and much more.

Topics covered:
  • Management accounting: Technical: Management reporting & analysis: Financial analysis, Foundational