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Business Finance 1: Understanding Financials

How to Read Financial Statements

Course Description

Financial statements may not get the pulse racing, but they provide essential information used to analyze and answer valuable questions relating to your business.

They tell the story of your business and can sometimes predict your future fortunes. Join Bill Erichson, Pacific Training Innovations as he teaches you how to understand the story hidden behind the numbers. You’ll learn how to decipher balance sheets and income statements, while understanding how to make your earnings work for your business.

What Will I Learn?

  • How to read balance sheets

  • How to interpret income statements

  • Understand how to make earnings work for your business

  • Identifying the differences between market and book value

  • What is amortization and capital cost allowance

  • The distinction between income and cash flow

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Testimonials

The hands on spreadsheets were great...and very clear specific explanations of all aspects. Some humour thrown in was great. Webinar Attendee, Linda U.
Presenter made what would otherwise be a very dry topic very interesting and fun. The information was also very relevant and practical. Webinar Attendee
Excellent speaker - told relevant, interesting stories that were good examples. Energetic, enthusiastic, created an environment for interaction and questions. He stayed on topic and completed the material within the provided time. Webinar Attendee, Karen H.
Session Date & Time
Tuesday, November 10, 2020 9:00am to 12:00pm
  • Length: 3 Hours
  • Language: English
  • Subject: Finance & Accounting, Start Ups

No other upcoming sessions are available. Please contact us if you are interested in other dates.

  • Price: Free
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