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Financial Statement Analysis: Basis for Management Advice

Author/Moderator: Wallace Davidson, Ph.D., CMA; James McDonald, Ph.D.
Publisher: AICPA
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More and more, businesses turn to you for advice on financial performance. Are you ready? This course presents the financial statements as a set of dynamic instruments that can be used for accurate, relevant, and timely financial decisions. Focus on the economic and financial conditions that caused the statements to change and discover how businesses can manage liquidity, debt, and profitability. Plus, explore effect ratios, causal ratios, pro forma analysis, sustainable growth, and much more.

Topics Discussed

  • Valuation techniques
  • Effect ratios
  • DuPont system for analyzing profitability
  • Causal analysis
  • How to conduct a financial statement analysis
  • Users of financial statements
  • Forecasting sustainable growth
  • Bankruptcy prediction models

Learning Objectives:
When you complete this course, you will be able to:

  • Examine the causes of and determine solutions to common financial problems such as reduced liquidity, increased leverage, and low profitability.
  • Use bankruptcy prediction models.
  • Devise ways to correct liquidity problems.

Prerequisite: None

Advanced Preparation: None

NASBA Field of Study: Accounting, Auditing, Finance
Level: Basic
Recommended CPE Credit: Text, 9 (Accounting 3, Auditing 3, Finance 3); On-Demand, 4
Financial Statement Analysis: Basis for Management Advice
Text , 2014
Product# 731256
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AICPA Member:$155.00
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Financial Statement Analysis: Basis for Management Advice
CPE On-Demand , 2014
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