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AAU 107 - Analyzing Balance Sheets

Code Start Date Duration Venue Fees
AAU 107 27 October 2019 5 Days Istanbul $ 2950 Registration Form Link
AAU 107 24 November 2019 5 Days Istanbul $ 2950 Registration Form Link
AAU 107 29 December 2019 5 Days Istanbul $ 2950 Registration Form Link
AAU 107 19 January 2020 5 Days Istanbul $ 2950 Registration Form Link
AAU 107 16 February 2020 5 Days Istanbul $ 2950 Registration Form Link
AAU 107 15 March 2020 5 Days Istanbul $ 2950 Registration Form Link
AAU 107 12 April 2020 5 Days Istanbul $ 2950 Registration Form Link
AAU 107 10 May 2020 5 Days Istanbul $ 2950 Registration Form Link
AAU 107 07 June 2020 5 Days Istanbul $ 2950 Registration Form Link
AAU 107 05 July 2020 5 Days Istanbul $ 2950 Registration Form Link
AAU 107 30 August 2020 5 Days Istanbul $ 2950 Registration Form Link
AAU 107 27 September 2020 5 Days Istanbul $ 2950 Registration Form Link
AAU 107 25 October 2020 5 Days Istanbul $ 2950 Registration Form Link
AAU 107 22 November 2020 5 Days Istanbul $ 2950 Registration Form Link
AAU 107 20 December 2020 5 Days Istanbul $ 2950 Registration Form Link
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Course Description

The Balance Sheet Analysis introduces the various elements that make up a balance sheet and shows where these are positioned on the balance sheet itself. This course seeks to ensure that all participants leave with a far greater understanding of what might be behind the numbers. The balance sheet provides a 'snapshot' of an organisation at a particular point in time. It indicates the organization's financial strength, providing information about what the it owns (assets), what it owes (liabilities), and the 'book value' of the business. Ratio analysis can also be performed on the balance sheet in order to gain valuable insight into the organization's performance

Course Objectives

  • Understanding fundamental financial terminology and concepts
  • Learning how to read and interpret financial statements
  • Analyzing balance sheet performance including calculating and interpreting key ratios
  • Learning how to ask the right questions to probe the facts behind the figures

Who Should Attend?

  • Financial officers
  • Anyone involved in creating the Balance Sheet
  • Anyone involved in reading, interpreting and/or analysing Balance Sheets

Course Details/Schedule

Day 1

  • Importance of financial measures
  • Financial accounting 
  • Management accounting
  • Participants’ needs and wants from the course

Day 2

  • Introduction of the basics of accountancy
  • The key components of the Balance Sheet
  • About Fixed Assets

Day 3

  • About current assets  
  • Current assets what they are, and how to improve
  • Current liabilities – what they are
  • The vital importance of working capital management

Day 4

  • About gearing
  • Balance sheet performance including calculating 
  • Interpreting key ratios

Day 5

  • Limitations of the Balance Sheet
  • See models of the Balance Sheet analysis  
  • Solving questions and exercises