Production & Finance

Advanced Financial Analysis and Reporting

25 June 2024

Dusit D2 Kenz Hotel

4 days

The Advanced Financial Analysis and Reporting course is an intensive four-day program tailored for finance professionals aiming to elevate their proficiency in analyzing and interpreting complex financial statements

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This course dives deep into the nuances of financial data, enhancing participants’ understanding of balance sheets, income statements, and cash flow statements. It explores sophisticated financial analysis techniques essential for evaluating organizational performance, industry positioning, and financial stability. Attendees will engage in rigorous analysis of real-world financial scenarios, learning to identify and communicate key financial insights that drive strategic business decisions. Beyond analytical techniques, the course also covers the latest in financial reporting standards and technological advancements that influence financial reporting and analysis. By integrating theory with practical exercises, this course ensures participants develop both the acumen and confidence to handle advanced financial reporting and analysis tasks effectively.

Key Points:
  • Mastery of financial statement analysis and interpretation.
  • Enhanced ability to assess the financial health and performance of organizations.
  • Skills to conduct comparative and competitive financial analysis.
  • Proficiency in communicating financial analysis findings to support business decisions.

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We offer a comprehensive curriculum that covers all of the essential topics. Our experienced instructors will provide you with the support and guidance that you need to succeed.

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Course Content

Introduction to Financial Statements
  • Overview of financial statements: Balance Sheet, Income Statement, and Cash Flow Statement.
  • Understanding the components and structure of each statement.
  • The importance of financial statements in business decision-making.
Balance Sheet Analysis
  • In-depth analysis of assets, liabilities, and equity.
  • Techniques for evaluating a company’s financial position and liquidity.
  • Hands-on exercise: Analyzing balance sheets from real companies.
Income Statement Analysis
  • Comprehensive examination of revenue, expenses, and profits.
  • Understanding key metrics such as gross profit margin, operating margin, and net profit margin.
  • Case study: Evaluating income statements to assess operational efficiency.
Cash Flow Statement Analysis
  • The significance of cash flow in assessing financial health.
  • Differentiating between operating, investing, and financing activities.
  • Practical activity: Interpreting cash flow statements to determine cash generation and utilization.
Assessing Financial Health
  • Key indicators of financial health: liquidity ratios, solvency ratios, and profitability ratios.
  • Analyzing financial health through ratio analysis.
  • Workshop: Calculating and interpreting financial ratios from company reports.
Advanced Financial Analysis Techniques
  • Techniques for comprehensive financial analysis: trend analysis, horizontal and vertical analysis.
  • Utilizing financial analysis to forecast future performance.
  • Group exercise: Conducting advanced financial analysis on selected companies.
Comparative Financial Analysis
  • Strategies for comparing financial performance over time and against industry benchmarks.
  • The role of comparative analysis in strategic planning and investment decisions.
  • Hands-on analysis: Performing comparative financial analysis using public financial information.
Competitive Financial Analysis
  • Techniques for conducting financial analysis of competitors.
  • Assessing competitive position through financial metrics.
  • Case study: Competitive analysis of two leading companies in an industry.
Valuation Fundamentals
  • Introduction to valuation concepts and methodologies.
  • Understanding the link between financial analysis and company valuation.
  • Practical session: Applying valuation techniques in financial analysis.
Financial Reporting Standards and Compliance
  • Overview of key financial reporting standards (IFRS, GAAP).
  • Ensuring compliance and accuracy in financial reporting.
  • Discussion: The impact of reporting standards on financial analysis.
Communicating Financial Analysis
  • Best practices for communicating financial analysis findings.
  • Preparing comprehensive financial reports and presentations.
  • Workshop: Creating a financial analysis report for decision-makers.
Leveraging Technology in Financial Analysis
  • Introduction to financial analysis software and tools.
  • Enhancing financial analysis through technology.
  • Group activity: Using financial analysis software to prepare a report.
Course Instructor

Omayma Khanfar

Omayma Khanfar

Omayma Khanfar is a certified trainer and vocational educator with a passion for growth and empowerment. She creates pragmatic and relatable learning experiences that resonate with diverse audiences. Her dedication to nurturing self-development has made her a trusted and sought-after professional.

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