Project Management Institute

Analyzing Financial Statements for Non-financial Professionals


This course provides you many methods for analyzing financial statements from a non-financial professional's perspective. It will help you develop essential skills in analyzing and extracting meaningful information from financial statements. 

Financial statements of an organization often conceal more than they reveal. Ratio analysis can be used to determine relationships between two elements of the same financial statement, or between one element of one financial statement and another element of a different financial statement. This type of analysis can also be used to compare your company's performance to a number or key indicators, including your competitors, industry averages, and benchmarks. 

What You Will Learn

You will learn how to:

  • Determine the value of a company's key profitability and efficiency ratios in a scenario
  • Calculate liquidity and solvency ratios
  • Classify examples as reflecting the use of horizontal or vertical analysis

Who Should Take This Course

Anyone who wants to gain an understanding or refresh their knowledge of financial statements analysis techniques.

PDU Information

Technical PDUs: 0
Leadership PDUs: 0
Strategic & Business PDUs: 1

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