Financial Statements and Analysis of Companies
Description: This course provides an overview of how managers, investors, creditors, and other parties use financial information to assess the financial and operating performance of companies. The first part of the course looks at how a company's transactions are measured, recorded and presented to stakeholders. In the second part of the course you will use the Annual Report and Form 10-K that is prepared by publicly held companies to evaluate and analyze the financial status of a company for which you have no information except the annual published financial report or financial statements.
Learning Outcomes: At the end of this course, you should be able to: - Prepare a Balance Sheet and Income Statement for a simple organization - Given the Balance Sheet, Income Statement, Statement of Cash Flows and other information in an actual organization’s audited financial statements, compute relevant ratios and analyze the Financial Condition and Operating Position of the company or NPO. - Locate financial and other related information for companies in their Annual Report and 10-K