Financial Statements Unlocked: How to Understand Corporate Finance and Financial
Learn how to read, understand and make use of financial statements – from balance sheets to income statements – to help a business succeed.
Who is the course for?
This course is designed for anyone looking to build their financial data analysis and interested in using data for business decision making.
It will be of particular interest to people in senior management and leadership roles who lack an accounting background, especially if you wish to learn the skills to help you make better decisions and advance your career.
You can enhance your learning experience by following related courses, designed by Coventry University:
How to Master Financial Statements: Financial Ratio Analysis and Interpretation
Break-Even Analysis Unlocked: How to Understand the Profit and Loss Statement
How to Make Better Capital Investment Decisions and Recognise Investment Opportunities
Divisional Performance Measurement: How to Achieve Operational Excellence
What will you achieve?
By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to…
Investigate the different branches of accounting
Explain the purpose of financial statements (income statement, statement of financial position and cash flow statement)
Interpret financial statements for decision-making purposes
Identify the main users of accounting information and their requirements
Explore items typically included in each of the financial statements and their meaning