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Exploring Financial Statements


Description
Financial statements exist to track cash and cash flow, as well as wealth and wealth flow. Analysts use this information to assess past performance in order to forecast future performance and make decisions. Ultimately, financial statements are used to make predictions about wealth creation.

Exploring Financial Statements provides you with some of the tools analysts use to examine financial statements. These tools will help you evaluate a company's ability to create wealth. This course suite looks at the relationships and connections between financial statements, the fundamental calculations and ratios that are used to evaluate a company's performance over time, and the limits to comparing financial data across companies. Exploring Financial Statements also shows where to find details of the accounting policies companies use when generating financial reports.
Content
  • Orientation
  • About This Course
  • Accounting Overview
  • Why Learn It?
  • How It's Done
  • You Do It
  • Now Think Again
  • Assignment 1
  • Financial Statement Articulation
  • Why Learn It?
  • How It’s Done
  • You Do It
  • Now Think Again
  • Assignment 2
  • Financial Statement Relationships
  • Why Learn It?
  • How It’s Done
  • You Do It
  • Now Think Again
  • Assignment 3
  • Introduction To Ratios
  • Why Learn It?
  • How It's Done
  • You Do It
  • Now Think Again
  • Assignment 4
  • Discussion
  • Discussion Assignment
  • Post Survey
  • Survey for Exploring Financial Statements
Completion rules
  • You must complete the units "Assignment 1, Assignment 2, Assignment 3, Assignment 4, Discussion Assignment"