Financial Analysis is crucial for taking investment decisions that can have a huge financial impact on companies. By attending this seminar, you will be able to effectively prepare and build financial models that cater to different types of investments alternatives, understand and analyze time value of money, present value, future value and weighted average cost of capital (WACC), in addition to conducting proper analysis of financial information.
You can perform financial analysis with Excel in an easy way. Excel provides you several financial functions such as PMT, PV, NPV, XNPV, IRR, MIRR, XIRR, and so on that enable you to quickly arrive at the financial analysis results.
Course Objectives :
By the end of the course, participants will be able to:
Apply time value of money concepts
Perform and interpret financial analysis
Apply cost of capital calculation techniques
Construct forecasted financial statement models and perform sensitivity analysis
Use the free cash flow technique in determining the value of a project or a company
Target Audience :
Professionals in corporate finance, financial analysts, investment bankers, financial controllers, finance managers, professionals responsible for project valuation, project finance, portfolio managers, and professionals in the private investment industry.
Course Outline :
Corporate financial analysis
Financial Statement Analysis
Profit and loss versus balance sheet analysis
Comparable company analysis
Building block analysis
Current, quick, and cash ratios
Asset management and activity
Solvency, leverage and gearing
Debt, equity, and times interest earned ratios
Assessing profitability management
Profit margin, gross margin, return on assets, return on equity