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Financial Analysis Workshop: A Hands On Approach

Program Objectives:

By the end of the program, participants will be able to:

  • Apply the framework of financial statements analysis.
  • Demonstrate skills at the foundations of ratio and financial analysis.
  • Carry out company and industry analysis.
  • Implement the process of company evaluation and analysis
  • Analyze real-life financial statements from companies traded on the world and GCC stock markets.
  • This Program is designed for:

    Professionals in the field of finance and accounting, department heads, senior management team, financial controllers, finance managers, financial analysts, chief and financial accountants who perform business analysis and provide financial recommendations. Duration : 5 days

    Program Outline:

    Financial Statement Analysis: An
    Financial Analysis Techniques
  • Role of Financial Reporting
  • The Core Financial Statements and Importance
    of the Annual Report
  • The Important Role of Notes and Supplementary
  • Objective and Types of Audits of Financial
  • Financial Statement Analysis Framework
  • Relationship, Elements, and Classification of
    Financial Statements
  • Ratio Analysis:
    o Liquidity
    o Asset Management and Activity
    o Solvency
    o Profitability
    o Market
    o Valuation
  • Vertical Analysis and Strategy
  • Trend Analysis and Growth
  • DuPont Analysis
  • Equity Analysis
  • Credit Analysis
  • Segment Analysis
  • Financial Reporting Quality and Red
  • Flags:
  • o Incentives and Fraud Triangle
    o Common Accounting Warning Signs
  • Accounting Shenanigans on Cash Flow Statement:
  • o Stretching and Financing Payables
    o Securitization of Receivables
    o Stock Buybacks Strategies
  • Free Cash Flow Calculation
  • Limitation of Ratio Analysis
  • Financial Reporting Standards
  • Importance of Reporting Standards in Security
    Analysis and Valuation
  • The Standards Setting Bodies
  • International Financial Reporting Standards
    versus Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
  • Understanding Financial Statements
  • Income Statement:
  • o Components, Revenue and Expense Recognition
    o Operating Income versus Comprehensive Income
  • Balance Sheet:
  • o Components and Formats
    o Measurement and Classification
  • Cash Flow Statement:
  • o Operating, Investing, and Financing Activities
    o Direct versus Indirect Methods
    o Analysis and Interpretation
    Financial Statement Analysis: Applications
    and Group Presentations
  • Evaluate a Company's Past Performance
  • Prepare a Basic Projection of a Company's
    Future Net Income and Cash Flow
  • Comprehensive Real-Life Analysis of Publicly
    Traded Companies
  • Pre-requisites

    Duration : 4 days

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