Fundação Instituto de Administração

Financial Accounting

This course is part of Data & Finance for the future Specialization

Taught in English

Felipe Garrán

Instructor: Felipe Garrán

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Course

Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

Beginner level

Recommended experience

17 hours (approximately)
Flexible schedule
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What you'll learn

  • Interpret the main financial statements and reports

  • Understand business performance across time

  • Evaluate company results and peer comparison

  • Use financial ratios to diagnose the company's economic status

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17 quizzes

Course

Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

Beginner level

Recommended experience

17 hours (approximately)
Flexible schedule
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There are 5 modules in this course

In week1, we will cover an introduction to the balance sheet as business’ picture, focusing on accounting and its users and how a balance sheet is built. Next, we go on to understand the income and cash flow statements as business movies focusing on their principal accounts. Finally, we integrate the 4 statements using a restaurant as example.

What's included

8 videos5 readings5 quizzes1 plugin

In week 2, we will cover: company’s financial condition and performance across time (horizontal analysis) and to a base amount (vertical analysis); margin – a profitability measure; EBIT and EBITDA (the income provided by the company’s business, the operating result); net income (the results for the company's shareholders); tax shield.

What's included

8 videos4 quizzes

In week 3 we will better understand the balance sheet and important analyses we can perform with its data: liquidity ratios; receivables and inventories ratios; operational and financial liabilities; working capital; and cash cycle.

What's included

7 videos4 quizzes

In week 4 we will discuss cash flow analysis, covering: cash flow from operations; cash flow from investing; cash flow from financing.

What's included

6 videos4 quizzes1 plugin

In week 5 we will put everything together and perform a step-by-step analysis.

What's included

9 videos2 readings

Instructor

Felipe Garrán
Fundação Instituto de Administração
1 Course205 learners

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