What does the Financial Analyst Foundation Program Cover?

Grasp the “what”, “why” and “how” analysis of financial statements at our online foundation program. Discover how you can use financial data to add value and improve overall business acumen and commercial efficiency with the help of an industry expert and financial modeler.

Learning Objectives


Grasp the difference between Cash vs Accrual accounting


Gain an in-depth insight into the accounting equation and explore how everyday business transactions impacts the same


Discover how Income, Balance Sheet and Cash flow statements are prepared


Learn to perform financial statement analysis

Program Agenda

Accounting Practice

– Accounting standards & regulatory bodies
– IFRS conceptual framework and Financial statement elements

Accounting Mechanics

– The accounting equation (A = L + E)
– Cash Vs. Accrual

Financial Analysis

– Introduction to ratio analysis: Vertical & horizontal common size analysis
– Types of ratios: profitability, efficiency, liquidity and solvency ratios
– Normalizing & Regrouping financial statement to arrive at meaningful ratios

Income Statement

– Uses and Key components
– Revenue and Expense Recognition
– Gross Profit, EBITDA, EBIT, Net Income and EPS

Balance Sheets

– Key Elements – Asset, Liability & Equity
– Current & Non – Current Assets & Liabilities
– Components of Shareholders Equity
– Measurement methods of Assets & Liabilities

Cash Flow

– Introduction, applications and importance
– Classification: CFO, CFI & CFF
– Direct & Indirect method of CFO preparation

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Upcoming Dates

Course Title Level Term Location Course Date Duration / Days Price*
7CMA – Part 2 – Revision Pro Level 1 June 28, 2021 Ajman June 30, 2021 34 days (Sun,Tue,Fri) AED 1500
8Level II CFA® Program – Prep Pro Level 3 July 18, 2021 Abu Dhabi June 15, 2021 34 days (Sun,Tue,Fri) AED 1322

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