WHY AND HOW TO ANALYSE FINANCIAL STATEMENT

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This topic explains how the data from the financial statements of your business is processed through ratio analysis to analyse financial statements and use the information for more effective decision making.

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This topic explains how the data from the financial statements of your business is processed through ratio analysis to analyse financial statements and use the information for more effective decision making.

This topic aims to increase your understanding of accounting principles and practices by solving the following problems:

  • What key indicators can I use to determine business performance?
  • How do I assess performance trends in my business over time?
  • What management tools can help me make better financial decisions to achieve my goals?
  • How can I compare my business to other similar businesses in my industry?
  • How can I identify early warning signs in the books of my business?
  • How to analyse financial statements?

This topic is for current and aspiring entrepreneurs who want to gain insight into what their financial records are telling them through ration analysis to make more effective decisions in their business.

Do these questions describe you?

  • Do you want to gain insight into the financial records of your business?
  • Do you want to explore what your financial statements are telling you about your business?
  • Do you want to make more informed financial decisions based on your unique business data?
  • Do you want to know how you can compare your business performance to other similar businesses in your industry?
  • Are you doing the finances of your business yourself?
  • Are you a strategic decision maker for your business?
  • Do you want to remain relevant in an ever-changing world of work?
  • Do you want to embrace life-long learning and work towards recognised qualifications?

Then this topic of Why and how to analyse financial statements is for you!

This is online course with learning material and assignments.  The duration is based on your own pace and motivation.

This time commitment includes working through online content, completing assesments, reflection activities and any additional reading and enrichment activities to translate the content into your current situation.

COURSE DEVELOPER

Theo van Rooyen 

Dr. Theo van Rooyen completed his studies at 3 different Tertiary Institutions. He has a DCom in Management Accounting and a Laureatus Technology in Cost Accounting. 

His corporate career matured when he joined one of the financial institutions to manage the financial strategic planning and budgets of the group of companies.

Over the following 30 years, his entrepreneurial spirit took over and accelerated. He acquired, grew and then sold several businesses including service stations, restaurants and insurance brokers. In 1998 he was nominated as one of the top franchisees in a leading restaurant franchise group. His business experience supported him as registered mentor for small and medium business enterprises to turn around several failing businesses into profitable investments.

His success as an entrepreneur is built on quality service and quality products supported by well trained staff.

Every course consists of a series of topics that aim to solve problems you could be facing in your business as an entrepreneur. Each topic contains a number of lessons, each with a variety of activities and resources designed to aid your learning process.

  • Work through the content in each lesson
  • Take time to complete the progress quizzes to check your understanding
  • Explore any additional resources to gain access to valuable sources
  • Take time to reflect how you will apply the knowledge in your own business

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Additional Accreditation Options:

The completion of all the relevant topics in this course will provide a delegate with supporting evidence to earn credits towards a different accredited course or skills programmes, such as Business Management, Business Advisory Services and or New Venture Creation on NQF Level 4 and NQF Level 5.

If you are interested to earn credits after completing the programme, you are more than welcome to contact any of the accredited training providers.

Please take note of the following important information with regards to earning credits on the NQF through the RPL (Recognition of Prior Learning) process:

  • You will need to complete all the topics of this course to qualify for accreditation.  The completion of the assignments linked to each topic can provide some of the required evidence.
  • You will need to register as a learner on the programme through an accredited training provider.
  • An Accredited Provider can guide you on the appropriate qualification and the process that you should follow to earn credits that will be relevant for your career path.  You will also receive guidance on compiling your portfolio of evidence.
  • The Provider can provide you with the appropriate assessment tools that you will have to complete, in order to be found competent on the credits.
  • It will be your responsibility to pay for the additional costs of the provider and the assessments and NLRD (National Learners Records Database) uploads.

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