Financial And Commercial Awareness

Intended Audience:
Scottish Trainees

6 hours

A trainer-led workshop focusing on practical exercises and feedback to participants.

On completion of this course, delegates will be better able to:

  • Review their knowledge and understanding of the importance of and relationship between the financial statements (the income statement, the balance sheet and the cash flow statement)
  • Understand the form, content and legal requirements of the annual report and accounts
  • Understand, through the medium of ratio analysis, the financial performance of a leading plc company
  • Appreciate the need to increase their knowledge and understanding of financial information and awareness to support the aims and objectives of their commercial clients

Accounting Principles and Accounting Standards

  • Principles and Accounting Policies
  • Development of Accounting Standards

Form, Types and Requirements of Corporate Accounts

  • Legislative requirements for Company Reports and Accounts
  • Management Accounts and Sources of Other Financial and Contextual Information

Shareholder Return and the Principal Financial Statements

  • Shareholder Return
  • The Financial Statements – the Income Statement, the Balance Sheet and the Cash Flow Statement 

Taxation and Business Valuation

  • Company Taxation
  • Business Valuation

Interpretation of Financial Information (Ratio Analysis)

  • Profitability, Gearing, Liquidity and Solvency
  • Investment
  • Economic Value Added (EVA)

Training Team

Module Leader
Andrew Dines

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