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Financial Statement Analysis for Non-Financial Managers

This course provides an applied introduction to key issues in financial reporting, financial statement analysis, and firms’ capital structures. As a result, program participants will better understand the main outputs of the financial accounting process, be able to evaluate a firm’s financial position and performance, and make informed business decisions to enhance corporate value creation.

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Financial Statement Analysis for Non-Financial Managers

Business decision makers are surrounded with concepts and terminology from financial statements such as gross profit margin, operating cycle, net operating assets, financial leverage, liquidity, solvency. This course provides an applied introduction to key issues in financial reporting, financial statement analysis, and firms’ capital structures. As a result, program participants will better understand the main outputs of the financial accounting process, be able to evaluate a firm’s financial position and performance, and make informed business decisions to enhance corporate value creation.

Dates: June 16-17, 2022

Venue: offline (at Nazarbayev University)

Price: 210 000 KZT* (discounts are available - check with the manager for details)

The program will start with an introduction to financial accounting terminology and the four major financial statements: Statement of Financial Position (Balance Sheet), Statement of Profit or Loss (Income Statements), Statement of Changes in Equity, and Statement of Cash Flows. Then, the program will introduce key tools sophisticated users of financial reports employ to analyze a firm’s profitability, productivity, and risk.

The program will implement various tools on international as well as local companies (e.g., Air Astana, Halyk Bank, Kaspi Bank, Kazakhtelecom) and discuss common mistakes made by companies in their capital structure choices.

For whom?

Professionals in management positions (general managers, engineers, marketers, and financiers with a weak background in financial statement analysis);

Career changers who have recently moved to financial positions but lack a strong finance/accounting background;

Executives with a need to refresh their prior knowledge of financial accounting;

Investors who would like to base their investment decisions on sophisticated financial statement analysis.

What will you learn?

Describe and interpret the four major financial statements and the linkages among them

Analyze a firm’s profitability, productivity, and risk

Identify key areas for improvement to enhance value creation

Communicate with finance professionals and engage in meaningful discussions

Describe the common finance and accounting mistakes made by companies

Program Faculty

Doron Israeli

Associate Professor

PhD in Business Administration and MS in Statistics from Stanford University


Prof. Israeli's interests and expertise are in empirical capital markets research. Specifically, Prof. Israeli examines the role of financial reporting in capital markets, and investigates the effects of capital markets frictions and human cognitive constraints on pricing efficiency and corporate investment policy.

Prof. Israeli has vast experience in the corporate world. He serves as a Member of the Board of Directors (an Independent Director) of the Kazakhstan Stock Exchange (KASE). Prior to starting his PhD studies, Prof. Israeli worked in the Professional Practice Department of Ernst & Young (EY) and in the Corporate Finance Division of Israel Securities Authority (ISA). Prof. Israeli is a Certified Public Accounting (CPA) in Israel.

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Testimonials

Aigul Zhalymbetova

Financial Statement Analysis

Aigul Zhalymbetova

Financial Statement Analysis

The seminar was very capacious and useful. Very big volume of information. Hope to use all the information.

Togzhan Adilzhanova

Financial Statement Analysis

Togzhan Adilzhanova

Financial Statement Analysis

Thank you for such a very useful workshop. Very satisfied. The training was so unique. I didn't regret it one bit. Thank you very much! I wish you a lot of satisfied and constant participants.



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Gulnar Yermagambetova

Senior Manager

+7 (7172) 70 64 60

gsb.exed@nu.edu.kz

Aigerim Zholmyrza

Manager

+7 (7172) 70 53 67

gsb.exed@nu.edu.kz