Financial Statement Analysis I

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, Custom Edition, Pearson Learning Solutions.  The text will be mailed to you within 5 business days of the date of enrollment.

You can order all modules in this course at once for the price of $575.00! 

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Financial Statement Analysis - Chapter 1 - Financial Statement Overview

This module also included in:
Financial Statement Analysis I
This module presents an overview of the financial statements of commercial firms. Students first read chapter 1 of Understanding Financial Statements, NACM’s custom edition, by Lyn M. Fraser and Aileen Ormiston
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Financial Statement Analysis - Chapter 2 - The Balance Sheet

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Financial Statement Analysis I
This module covers the balance sheet, one of the basic financial statements. Students first read chapter 2 of Understanding Financial Statements, NACM’s custom edition, by Lyn M. Fraser and Aileen Ormiston
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Financial Statement Analysis - Chapter 3 - Income & Statement of Stockholders’ Equity

This module also included in:
Financial Statement Analysis I
This module covers the income statement and the statement of shareholders’ equity. Students first read chapter 3 of Understanding Financial Statements, NACM’s custom edition, by Lyn M. Fraser and Aileen Ormiston
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Financial Statement Analysis - Chapter 4 - Statement of Cash Flows

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Financial Statement Analysis I
This module covers the statement of cash flows, which is derived from the firm’s balance sheets and income statement. Students first read chapter 4 of Understanding Financial Statements, NACM’s custom edition, by Lyn M. Fraser and Aileen Ormiston
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Financial Statement Analysis - Chapter 5 - The Analysis of Financial Statements

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Financial Statement Analysis I
This module covers the use of financial statements in making credit-granting decisions. Students first read chapter 5 of Understanding Financial Statements, NACM’s custom edition, by Lyn M. Fraser and Aileen Ormiston
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Financial Statement Analysis – Appendix 3A: A Guide to Earnings Quality

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Financial Statement Analysis I
This module covers financial statement quality, which concerns the degree to which accounting statements capture debtor’s actual financial situation. Students first read Appendix 3A of Understanding Financial Statements, NACM’s custom edition, by Lyn M. Fraser and Aileen Ormiston
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Can Only Be Purchased as Part of a Full Course N/A N/A
You can order all modules in this course at once for the price of $575.00! 

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