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Hone your strategic leadership skills with

Strategic Leadership and Change Course

Intake: 5th August - 8th August 

Duration: 4 days 


Understanding Financial Statements

This course is a full introduction to the basics of understanding financial statements, giving you the skills to perform well in a finance or accounting position to take on roles that include financial reporting and analysis.

You will gain an understanding of the essential principles of financial statements, including the nature of double entry accounting and its operation, regulation, and required presentation to meet UK and International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).

Understanding Financial Statements

Key Facts

  • Module from the Postgraduate Certificate in Finance
  • Certified by: CPD-Continuing Professional Development
  • Duration: 10 weeks | 1 class per week
  • Mode of Study: London campus or live-online
  • Intake Date: January, May, September 2023 every year
  • Tuition Fees: £1,150

(Flexible payment plans and group discounts available)

Module Contents

To help you specialise and achieve your professional goals, this understanding financial statements online course will cover the following:

  • Financial statements analysis

  • Double entry accounting

  • Financial reporting

Understanding Financial Statements

Key Benefits:

  • Record business transactions in a financial accounting system
  • Understand the basics of the double entry book keeping system 
  • Complete the bookkeeping phase up to trial balance, including adjustments
  • Understand and prepare basic financial statements and interpret them with ratio analysis

Who Is the Course For?

This course is ideal for professionals who need to work with financial accounting and financial statements reporting as part of their role, or who want to move into such a position.

  • Education - Undergraduate degree or equivalent Higher Education qualification, or relevant work experience
  • English language - Common European Framework (CEF) Level B2* or equivalent (all teaching and learning materials are provided in English only)

* Please note those with a B1 level of English and relevant proof of further study will be considered.

*This course is planned to run in July, October 2022, January, May, September every year. . However, it is subject to student demand. For more information, speak to one of our advisors on: +44 (0) 20 3435 4644.

Meet Our Delegates

Ikechi Okereke
“I decided to study the course because of the benefits it would have on my career, after going through the contents and the modules of the programme, it covered areas that are of interest to me.’’
Ikechi Okereke
Postgraduate certificate in finance
Claire Tiphine
“This course gave me a lot of basic excels, tips and tricks which I think are super useful for other purposes and a lot of real world knowledge"
Claire Tiphine
Advanced financial modelling
Laila Machado
“After this course, I have the tools to better explain myself and to give the best arguments, I can contribute better with marketing plans or communication plans’’
Laila Machado
Executive Education

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