Analysis of Financial Statements
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Analysis of Financial Statements
Analysis of Financial Statements

Interactive Mini Course



The Financial Statement Analysis Course sets the standard by showing you the many keys to effectively analyze financial statements. This course is designed to educate you starting with an overview then moving on to the analysis procedures. It presents a well-balanced view of financial statement analysis, which included credit and equity analysis along with earnings-based models. Our course is aimed at people who want to learn in-depth details of finance and accounting and it does so by showing you the relevance of analyzing financial statements. Every chapter is followed by a quiz, which will help you keep track of just how much you are learning in the Financial Statement Analysis Course.


  • Learn the many “real world” examples of financial statement analysis.
  • Analyze the interpretation of financial footnotes and reports.
  • Illustrate equity and debt valuation.
  • Calculate ratios using different data on financial statements.

Topic Outline

Financial Education for Beginners

Our world is becoming increasingly complicated financially. From retired Americans playing the stock market with their fortunes to continuing crises in Europe, it's starting to seem as if financial events worldwide are having an impact on every part of our lives. Having good fundamental knowledge of investments and economics is becoming a necessity for any astute individual or large corporation. Our series of beginners' e-books on finance is the most trouble-free way to get this knowledge. Here's why.

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Straightforward Language

You don't need to be a doctor or professor to find your way around macroeconomics or stock options. Our plain English e-books carefully explain any new term before using it. We know that reading old-school textbooks can become tiring and frustrating. Our authors are working hard to make us different - and to make your lives easier. Browse ebooks


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Review Questions

When it's just you and the e-book, you might feel the occasional need for some feedback - just so you know that you understand things correctly. Each chapter in our e-books is followed by some review questions and their answers to let you know how well you are progressing. If you ever need any further help, we have dedicated discussion boards with our experts ready to help. Browse ebooks


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To help you deal with all the new information you can find in the e-books, we have filled them with examples. They are always straightforward and inspired by day-to-day life, or examples of true predicaments faced by experts. If there are numbers involved, they are always as round and friendly as possible, so you can try to practice on your own. At least one example comes with each section - therefore making our e-books a most effective learning tool.

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