This is an introductory course in financial (accounting) statements and their analysis. It reviews the basic financial statements, quality issues in using these statements, and the analysis of these statements for the purposes of making credit decisions.
This is an on-line self-paced course. You will study the text and view the lectures, which are composed of power point slides and an audio track. The lectures explain and expand on the material in the text and explain its relevance to trade credit-granting decisions. Lectures are by Dr. Frederick C. Scherr, Professor of Finance (Emeritus), West Virginia University. Longer description of course here.
The purchase of this course includes a copy of the required text, Lyn M. Fraser and Aileen Ormiston, Understanding Financial Statements, 9th Edition, Prentice-Hall Publishing Company, 2010. The text will be mailed to you within 5 business days of the date of enrollment.