Financial Statement Analysis, workshop

2019-02-01 16:56:26

Decision makers are surrounded with concepts and terminology from financial accounting: gross profit margin, operating cycle, liquidity, solvency, and numerous others. This course provides an applied introduction to the key topics in financial accounting and financial statement analysis.

In the process, we will also introduce concepts and terminology of finance. As a result, program participants will better understand the basics of financial accounting, be able to evaluate a firm’s financial position and performance, and know how to use financial accounting information in making informed business decisions and engaging in meaningful discussions with financial professionals.

Program Curriculum

The program will start with an introduction to financial accounting terminology and concepts: basics of balance sheets, income statements, statement of changes in equity, and statement of cash flows.

You will learn how to describe and analyze the linkages among the major financial statements across time. You will learn how to analyze a firm’s profitability, productivity, and risk. The program will discuss common mistakes made by companies in their financial management.

For Whom

  • Professionals in management positions other than finance (general managers, engineers, marketers etc.)
  • Career changers who have recently moved to financial positions but lack a strong finance/accounting background.
  • Executives with a need to refresh their financial accounting prior knowledge.

Benefits

Upon completion of this course, participants should be able to:

  • Analyze a firm’s profitability, productivity, and risk
  • Describe and interpret a set of financial statements
  • Identify and discuss the purpose, users, and suppliers of financial accounting information
  • Understand finance professionals and engage in meaningful discussions.
  • Describe the common finance and accounting mistakes made by companies

Dates:  December 5-6, 2019

Venue: Nazarbayev University, Graduate School of Business, 53Kabanbay Batyr ave., Block C3, Astana

Price: 195 000 тенге

REGISTRATION HERE

Program Faculty

Doron2Doron Israeli, PhD, Associate Professor

PhD in Business Administration and MS in Statistics from Stanford University. BA in Economics, Accounting, and Management from Tel-Aviv University (summa cum laude)

Prof. Israeli has vast experience in the corporate world. He is a CPA (Israel). Prior to starting his PhD studies at Stanford University, he worked in the Corporate Finance Division of Israel Securities Authority (ISA) and in the Professional Practice Department of Ernst & Young (EY), Israel. Prof. Israeli’s research explores the role of financial reporting in capital markets, and investigates the effects of capital markets frictions and human cognitive constraints on stock pricing efficiency and corporate investment policy.

Prof. Israel’s teaching interests include courses in Accounting, Econometrics, and Finance.

PROGRAM SCHEDULE 

DAY-1

08:30-09:00

Registration

09:00-10:30

Introduction to Financial Accounting

10:30-10:50

Break

10:50-12:30

The Four Major Financial Statements

12:30-13:30

Group Photo, Break

13:30-15:00

The Linkages Among the Four Major Financial Statements. Class quiz

15:00-15:20

Break

15:20-17:00

Introduction to Financial Statement Analysis

DAY-2

09:00-10:30

Analysis of Financial Statements with an Operating Focus – Part 1

10:30-10:50

Break

10:50-12:30

Analysis of Financial Statements with an Operating Focus – Part 2

12:30-13:30

Break

13:30-15:00

Analysis of a Firm’s Risk. Combining Financial Statement and Market Data

15:00-15:20

Break

15:20-17:00

Class quiz. Financial Statement Analysis of a Local Company. Program Wrap-Up