Introduction to Financial Analysis (CPD Accredited) – 1 day


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Introduction to Financial Analysis Course Objectives

  • To provide a clear insight into the fundament of finance and explain procedures.
  • To provide an understanding of financial reports such as Profit and Loss and Balance Sheets.
  • To show how to read into key financial reports defining the issues and areas that matter.
  • To spot warning signals and understand key performance benchmarks to drive revenue and margins.
  • To appraise capital spending.

Course Format

Tutor led one-day course led by qualified financial professional. This Finance for Non-Financial Managers Course is held in practical, interactive format.

Course Content

  • The profit and loss account  (income statement) explained
  • The balance sheet explained
  • Cash flow statements
  • Analysis of components of a submitted financial accounts
  • Established accounting policy and its effect
  • The use of creative accounting methods
  • Working Capital and liquidity
  • The importance of liquidity and cash-flow control
  • Cost control and management; categorisation of costs
  • Use of real life accounts to consolidate learning

Dates and Duration

One day course in Central London 10:30 to 16:30.

Suitable for

People with a need to have a closer understanding of finance. You do not need any financial background to do this course as basics are explained at the outset enabling more complex issues later.


  • Clear practical insight into financial issues
  • CPD Certificate is issued on completion, which will help to build your CV
  • Confidence to interpret financial information and use this to make decisions
  • Possibilities to build on this new knowledge and open up career opportunities


Ability to make practical use of the knowledge in a live situation with improvements in such areas as cost control, margin and revenue improvement.