Financial Analysis Fundamentals - DPS 51016
|DPS 51016||36 hours|
To bridge the chasm of the current economic divide, organizations require employees with financial analysis acumen to improve business performance and increase profitability. This course introduces a variety of financial controls, operational processes, and efficiency measures, from which to explore business models and the inherent risks associated with managing change. It will also introduce a variety of analytical tools and financial systems to help evaluate business performance and guide strategic decisions.
On completion of this course, students will:
- Understand how to lead organizations and their financial systems towards efficiency, liquidity, prosperity, and stability objectives;
- Apply a variety of financial analysis and decision-making tools, such as profit-volume ratio, relative range, break-even analysis, sensitivity analysis, volatility estimation, working capital analysis, sustainable growth rates, and business evaluations;
- Analyze different methods of payback for capital decisions;
- Design and monitor capital and operational costs to control spending and capital expenditures, and increase profitability;
- Influence business and financial decisions in the areas of investment, financing and operations, and effectively communicate this information to relevant stakeholders.