2 Hour Live Training on Financial Intelligence for Entrepreneurs, Executives, and Directors - Beginner
Training TypeLive Training
About the Course
Great entrepreneurs, executives and directors know when they are talking dollars, they are making sense. When they look at a set of financial statement, they can immediately evaluate performance, identify issues, and probe for insight. Whether they are in the boardroom, a conference, or a meeting for dinner, they are comfortable talking about the numbers to raise money, negotiate deals, or make investment decisions. Financial intelligence gives these senior people their swagger.
In this course, you will learn to look at financial statements through the eyes of a seasoned executive. You will learn how to probe into issues of performance and identify the root cause. You will learn to rise above the preparation aspects of accounting and finance that bog down many new financial professionals and scare most non-financial professionals. The insights will help you negotiate your next financing or make your next investment decision. Regardless of whether you have a financial background or not, you will benefit from taking this course to hone your financial intelligence.
Identify the users and their needs
Recognize the importance of accounting processes, systems, and internal controls
Analyze financial statements to evaluate performance, financial strength, and cash flow generation
Evaluate variances and the root cause of performance
Assess costing analysis and decisions of operating leverage
Make investment decisions and critically analyze forecasts
Part I: The Origins Of Financial Systems And Why You Care
Part Ii: Read The Income Statement To Evaluate Performance
Part Iii: Assess The Balance Sheet To Facilitate Financing Strategy
Part Iv: Evaluate Cash Flow, Notes To The Financial Statements, And The Finance Function
Part V: Drill Deeper In Management Accounting And Finance
Who is the Target Audience?
New financial professionals that have yet to develop the skills beyond preparing financial reports and analysis
Non-financial entrepreneurs, executives, and directors seeking to develop financial acumen
Basic familiarity with accounting and financial ratio analysis