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Understanding Financial Statements

An online guide to understand the elements of financial statements


Library of 6 Courses

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The themes of this product are:

  • Provide an outlook of Financial Statements
  • Understand the elements of Financial Statements
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Financial Statements speak in a nutshell about the financial affairs of a business organization. The Course is intended to familiarize you with the basic concepts, elements, form, necessity & the importance of financial statements.

After completing this course you will be conversant with:

  • Importance of Financial Statements
  • Difference between Finance & Accounting
  • What are Financial Statements
  • Users of Financial Statements and how they are used by them
  • Accounting Principles – Concepts & Conventions
  • Accounting Equation
  • Presentation of Financial Statements
  • Interrelation between Balance Sheet & Income Statement

Target Audience
Every professional involved in the global financial services industry (as a provider, user, regulator or advisor of product/services, marketplace/exchange) would benefit from KESDEE’s innovative solutions.

  • Supervisory Agencies

  • Central Banks

  • Financial Institutions

  • Commercial Banks

  • Investment Banks

  • Housing Societies/Thrifts

  • Mutual Funds

  • Brokerage Houses

  • Stock Exchanges

  • Derivatives Exchanges

  • Insurance Companies

  • Multinational Corporations

  • Accountancy Firms

  • Consultancy Firms

  • Law Firms

  • Rating Agencies

  • Multi-lateral Financial Institutions

  • Others

  • Course Level and Number of Courses
    Basic Level. Library of 2 Courses

    Instructional Method
    Dynamic, Interactive e-learning

    Recommended Background
    Familiarity with basic financial concepts

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      Library of 6 Courses
    Understanding Financial Statements
    Time taken to complete each Course: Two - Three hours

    1. Financial Statements – A Preview
    2. Fundamentals of Financial Statements
    3. Introduction to Financial Statement Analysis
    4. Understanding the Income Statement
    5. Understanding the Balance Sheet
    6. Understanding the Cash Flow Statement



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