Ratios and Interpretation

Strategy

Course

Ratios and Interpretation

  • Format

    Course - Online

  • Level

    Basic

  • Duration

    1h

Learn to interpret the results of financial statement analysis, determine the internal and external constraints that affect the interpretation of financial statement ratios, and analyse the potential limitations of financial statement analysis.

Learning outcomes

  • Interpret the results of financial statement analysis to draw appropriate conclusions.
  • Determine the internal constraints that affect the interpretation of financial statement ratios.
  • Determine the external constraints that affect the interpretation of financial statement ratios.
  • Analyse the potential limitations of financial statement analysis.

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Product information

Overview

Interpret financial ratios

A company's financial performance can be assessed through ratio analysis. Once financial ratios have been calculated, interpret to ascertain if they are in line with targets, benchmarks, and expectations. Be aware of and responsive to the internal and external constraints to improve performance. Recognise the potential limitations of financial statement analysis to avoid productivity pitfalls.

Acquire new skills to demonstrate your proficiency:

  • Financial statement analysis and the business model
  • Common internal and external constraints
  • Limitations of financial reporting information
  • Limitations of ratio analysis

Gain practical experience

Use genuine examples such as case studies and scenarios to give you the skills to evaluate business performance and get a deeper understanding of various ways to improve business performance and align with organisation goals. Financial statement analysis can assist the decision-making process by focussing on the key indicators to remain a long-term, viable going concern.

This is a standalone course but if you’re interested in more of this type of learning while earning a designation, explore the CGMA® Finance Leadership Program.

Who should take this course?

  • Global accounting and finance professionals
  • Management accounting professionals
  • Controllers
  • CFOs
  • Finance vice presidents
  • Finance directors
  • CPAs and CAs

Professional development

This Course - Online offers 1 hours of CPE credit.
Note on CPE Requirements and Credits
All learning resources available in the CGMA Store qualify for CPD for CIMA members.

Field of study: Business Management and Organization
Prerequisites:None
Programme level:Basic
Duration:1h
Format:Course - Online
Access:This is a digital product. You will have access to the content for a year after purchase date.

Return and refund policy

£35.00 (CIMA members only)

£45.00

VAT calculated on checkout