Analysis of the Corporate Annual Report
This course focuses on an analysis of the corporate annual report. It help you interpret and understand its components, including the financial statements, footnotes, review of operations, auditor's report, supplementary schedules, management discussion and analysis (MD&A), and Management’s Report On Internal Control Over Financial Reporting. It touches upon how the Sarbanes-Oxley 404 reporting differs from traditional reporting. The course also teaches you how to perform financial ratio and cash flow analyses.

Course Publication Date: October 02, 2015

This course is available with NO ADDITIONAL FEE if you have an active self study membership or can be purchased for $30.00!

Author:Delta CPE
Course No:ACT-CORPRPT-477
Recommended CPE:3.00
Delivery Method:Self Study
Level of Knowledge:Basic
Prerequisites:None
Advanced Preparation:None
Recommended Field of Study:Accounting
  
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Learning Objectives
  • Identify the basic financial statements of the annual report and their purpose: the balance sheet, income statement, and statement of cash flows.
  • Recognize the elements of the balance sheet.
  • Recognize how the income statement reveals the entity's operating performance.
  • Identify a company's cash inflows and cash outflows.
  • Identify the types of accounts that may exist in the financial statements.
  • Identify important factors for financial statement analysis.
  • Recognize techniques of horizontal analysis and vertical analysis.
  • Define and apply some of the different types of ratio analysis.
  • Identify important factors for financial statement analysis.
  • Recognize techniques of horizontal analysis and vertical analysis.
  • Define and apply some of the different types of ratio analysis.
  • Identify two more types of ratio analysis: profitability and market value.
  • Understand some of the limitations of different ratio analysis.
  • Apply financial ratios calculations.

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