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Learn the Principles of Accounting in this Financial Statement Analysis Course

This Financial Statement Analysis course describes the basic principles of accounting and the structure and analysis of the main financial statements.

CONTINUOUS PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION

Many of the tutorials in this course are accepted for CPE by some of the world's largest financial associations.

THE PRINCIPLES OF ACCOUNTING

This course from Intuition Now will teach you how to correctly interpret and analyze financial statements fundamental to everyday accounting activities such as lending, investment management, and corporate finance. 

LEARN AT YOUR OWN PACE

Learn at your own pace and at times that suit you. This course is designed for desktop use only. Course content is available on demand and can be completed at a time that suits your schedule.

Meet Your CPE Requirements

Many examination bodies now mandate annual training, with some requiring alumni to complete up to 35 hours a year.

To support learners, Intuition Now works with key accrediting bodies including the Law Society of Ireland and the Project Management Institute to ensure our learning materials can be used to meet your CPE requirements.
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What to Expect From the
Course Content

The course is divided into topic based modules and delivered via a combination of video and eLearning slides.

What You Will Learn

ACCOUNTING - AN INTRODUCTION

This tutorial introduces the subject of financial accounting to those new to the area. It starts off with a broad look at what exactly financial accounting involves, before discussing the different types of financial statements.
Duration 60 Minutes

ACCOUNTING MECHANICS - SCENARIO

Using the example of a small start-up company operating in the fast food sector, this scenario looks at the dual effect principle of accounting.
Duration 45 Minutes

BALANCE SHEET - AN INTRODUCTION

Using examples of both IFRS and US GAAP balance sheets, this tutorial describes the various elements (assets, liabilities, and equity) that make up the balance sheet.
Duration 60 Minutes

BALANCE SHEET - ANALYSIS

This tutorial outlines the importance of balance sheet analysis, particularly from the point of view of credit analysts.
Duration 60 Minutes

INCOME STATEMENT - AN INTRODUCTION

This tutorial describes in detail the structure and elements of income statements, including revenue, gross profit, operating expenses, operating income, interest income/expense, taxation, and the calculation of net income.
Duration 60 Minutes

INCOME STATEMENT - ANALYSIS

This tutorial looks at the key measures of company revenue growth and profitability that help analysts determine a company’s ongoing and future performance.
Duration 60 Minutes

STATEMENT OF CASH FLOWS - AN INTRODUCTION

This tutorial explains the importance of the statement of cash flows in assessing a company’s performance and future prospects.
Duration 60 Minutes

STATEMENT OF CASH FLOWS - ANALYSIS

This tutorial looks at the three main sections of the statement of cash flows – operating cash flows, investing cash flows, and financing cash flows and uses real life examples of companies' statements of cash flows to explore these areas.
Duration 60 Minutes

THREE STATEMENT MODELLING

In this tutorial, you will learn how an analyst sets up a three-statement model, where they get the information from, and how they make the assumptions that are crucial to the model.
Duration 45 Minutes

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Gain access to the first tutorial of the course.

COURSE FEATURES

Skill level: Beginner/intermediate
Course time: 8.5 hours
Delivery: Course slides and video
Devices: Desktop 
Assessment: Test after each module

Learn the principles of accounting today for only €119 | £103 | $140.

Gain Industry Knowledge and a Certification
 Gain practical knowledge using interactive scenario-based learning exercises.
 Access your learning on desktop. 
 Test your knowledge throughout each tutorial with
regular review questions
  End each tutorial with a short, graded test designed to enhance knowledge retention.
  Gain a shareable professional certification.

Trial The Course For Free!

Gain access to the first tutorial of the course. 
This 60 minute tutorial introduces Accounting concepts at a high-level.
If you are undecided if this course is right for you, trial our Introduction tutorial first.