Financial Statements Course

How to Read a Financial Statement will help you understand accounting concepts. Learn how to interpret financial statements and handle finances in a managerial role. Work through financial examples for balance sheets, cash flows, income statements, shareholder equity, etc. Use your new accounting skills for performance measures and decision making.

How to Read a Financial Statement: $79

Course Content

  • Annual Reports and Financial Statements
  • Balance Sheet
  • Income Statement
  • Retained Earnings and Statement of Cash Flow
  • Financial Ratios

Volume Pricing

To enroll 10 or more employees in How to Read a Financial Statement, or to integrate any of our business skills courses with your Learning Management System, submit your request using our contact form or call 1-888-658-6641 during our normal business hours 9:00 am - 5:30 pm EST, M - F. One of our representatives will gladly assist you.

After completing How to Read a Financial Statement you should be able to:

  • Identify and describe the financial documents and statements in an organization's financial report.
  • Itemize and interpret the income statement, balance sheet, statement of changes in shareholder equity, and statement of cash flows.
  • State the impact of business activities on cash flow.
  • Define financial ratio analysis and its objectives and limitations.
  • Identify financial ratios and perform calculations.

This course is intended for non-financial managers who use financial reports and statements to manage a business.

  • Access Time: 90 days
  • Average Completion Time: 3 - 5 hours
  • Prerequisites: No prerequisites
  • Format: Self-paced online course
  • Fee: $79.00
  • Course Credit: 0.3 CEUs
  • Online, self-paced course
  • Open enrollment 24/7/365
  • No prerequisites
  • Interactive review exercises
  • Professional videos with complete transcripts
  • Ask the Expert feature - Submit questions directly to our experts
  • CEU Certificate

Access Time: You will have full access to How to Read a Financial Statement for 90 days. For additional access time, consider enrolling in our Certificate in Finance Essentials. Certificate Program students get access to Financial Planning and Control, How to Read a Financial Statement, Introduction to Business Statistics, Introduction to Finance, Time Value of Money and Risk, and Understanding and Managing Budgets for 365 days.

Completion Time: Completion time is dependent on several factors. The average completion time for this class is 3 - 5 hours. A student's prior knowledge, Internet connection speed, reading comprehension, optional exercises and videos all contribute to how quickly students complete our courses.

Certificate: An average test score of 70% is required to complete How to Read a Financial Statement. Upon successful completion of this online course, you will be able to print your certificate including CEUs instantly.

  • Access to an Internet connection
  • An updated Internet browser such as Microsoft Internet Explorer 7.0 (or higher) Mozilla Firefox 10 (or higher) or Google Chrome 10.0 (or higher)
  • Web browser support for cookies (typically enabled by default)
  • Adobe Reader or Adobe Acrobat - Download Adobe Reader (free)
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If you're unsure about any of these requirements or if you have questions please contact us through our contact form or by calling 1-888-658-6641 during our normal business hours 9:00 am - 5:30 pm EST, M - F. One of our representatives will gladly assist you.