Course Objectives

“Analyzing Financial Statements: Back to Basics” Enables the participant to develop a greater understanding of the analysis of financial statements and evaluate the efficacy and reliability of the various types and quality of the various financial reports of assets, liabilities, capital, income and expenses. But all of these reports are not created equal and analyzing these reports also requires making judgments on the reliability of the information presented. The potential for manipulations, or intentional misrepresentation in these reports. The discussion will cover the following topics:

  • Types of financial statements

  • Elements of the annual financial report

  • Methods of accounting

  • Misrepresentation in financial statements

  • Regulatory environment

  • Red flags indicating problems in financial reports

  • Other, non-annual financial statements

Course curriculum

    1. Types of Financial Statements

    2. Other, Non-annual Financial Statements

    3. Elements of the Annual Financial Report

    4. Methods of Accounting

    5. Misrepresentation in Financial Statements

    6. Regulatory Environment

    7. Key Points to Remember

    8. Red Flags Indicating Problems in Financial Reports

    1. Review Quiz

    2. Course Evaluation

About this course

  • $199.00
  • 12 lessons
  • 1 hour of video content

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Credit analysts, lenders, risk managers, credit officers, portfolio managers and persons responsible for loan quality or review and those evaluating or regulating credit decisions would benefit from this course. Other financial professions seeking education in preserving quality lending and fully understanding and evaluating the loan underwriting process would also benefit from the training.

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    Commercial Credit Analysis Certification

    The Commercial Credit Analysis Certification program consists of eight (8) courses covering the Credit Analysis Process, the Five C's of Credit, Analyzing Financial Statements, the Balance Sheet, the Income and Equity Statements, the Cash Flow Statement, Financial Ratios Analysis, and Analyzing the Creditworthiness of Individuals. You can save purchasing these courses as a bundle while earning an important certification to demonstrate your credit analysis expertise. The courses are available to revisit for one year from the date of purchase. You will have access to any updated materials reflecting changes in prudent banking practices, regulations, and market conditions during this time.
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