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AAU 155 - Financial Analysis for SMEs and Startups

Code Start Date Duration Venue
AAU 155 01 May 2023 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
AAU 155 05 June 2023 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
AAU 155 21 August 2023 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
AAU 155 16 October 2023 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
AAU 155 11 December 2023 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
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Course Description

Several documents are included under the name financial statements and the combination of all reports provides a true and fair view of a small or medium company’s assets, financial position and results. Looking at all of them, the management is able to make the best decisions for the organization, as they provide information not only on its legal form but also on its financial status.

Course Objectives

  • Applying the framework of financial statements analysis
  • Using ratio and financial analysis
  • Interpreting company's financials and industry position
  • Appraising the process of company's evaluation and analysis
  • Reading and analyzing financial statements quickly 
  • Explaining the links between cash flow and other statements
  • Preparing financial analysis template models 
  • Developing financial planning

Who Should Attend?

  • Financial and accounting personnel,
  • Auditors, 
  • Investors,
  • Entrepreneurs,
  • Anyone interested in developing their performance in accounting and financial analysis

Course Details/Schedule

Day 1

  • Introduction to financial analysis
  • Financial analysis for small and medium sized (SMEs) companies 
  • Types of start – up companies
  • Financing sources for start-up companies
  • Traditional methods of financing start-ups
  • New methods of financing the start-up firms

Day 2

  • Goals and objectives of financial analysis 
  • Processing and analyzing data 
  • Reporting conclusion 
  • Tools and techniques for financial analysis
  • Financial statement analysis framework
  • Balance sheet
  • Income statement

Day 3

  • Statement of changes in equity
  • Links between cash flow and other statements 
  • Gains and losses 
  • Common size analysis
  • Vertical Analysis
  • Horizontal Analysis

Day 4

  • Financial ratio analysis
  • Theoretical analysis of profitability ratios
  • Growth and profitability
  • Profitability ratios
  • Activity ratios 
  • Liquidity ratios
  • Equity analysis 

Day 5

  • An Overview of Financial Planning 
  • Developing a Long—Term Financial Plan
  • Percent-of-sales method
  • Pro forma balance sheet
  • Pro forma income statement
  • Developing a Short—Term Financial Plan
  • Cash budget