WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR?
Students, graduates, prospective managers, managers, small business owners and anyone else within an organisation involved in making business decisions.
To give learners a thorough, practical understanding of the use of the key financial analysis ratios. This will empower them to analyse – and potentially improve – the financial performance of their own business.
- Describe how businesses can use the information in their Financial Statements to gain insights into key performance areas
- Compare and describe the key investment evaluation concepts and models
- Demonstrate the potential uses of the Profit Margin, Asset Turnover and Return On Capital Employed (ROCE/RONA) ratios.
6 – 7 Hours
A fully integrated and interactive digital learning course. Delivered online through the publisher’s Academy LMS.
1. INTRODUCTION TO FINANCIAL ANALYSIS
Explain the relevance of using financial analysis to guide financial management decisions. Explain how financial analysis ratios are utilised to assess and enhance operating performance.
2. INVESTMENT APPRAISAL
Describe the application of a number of key methods of assessing the feasibility/potential financial impact of investment projects. Explain how to analyse cash flows and apply the concept of the ‘Time Value’ of money. Use sensitivity analysis to assess risks, and refine assumptions.
3. PROFIT MARGIN
Explain how profit margin is calculated, and used to ‘benchmark’ performance within and between different industries. Apply the use of profit margin to making business decisions.
4. ASSET TURNOVER
Explain what asset turnover is, and how it is calculated. Use fixed asset and working capital ratios to assess and improve business performance. Calculate and assess asset turnover using your own figures.
5. RETURN ON CAPITAL EMPLOYED/RETURN ON NET ASSETS
Explain how ROCE/RONA offers an integrated way of analysing a company’s business performance. Use ROCE to assess a number of key business scenarios. Apply a ROCE flow chart to assess business scenarios within your own company.
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