Financial statements and instruments reveal important information about your organization’s financial health by highlighting areas where your organization performs well and areas where there are opportunities for improvement. By learning how to read and interpret a few basic financial instruments, you can recognize opportunities to increase revenue and shave expenses, thus increasing your value to the organization.
After completing this course, you will be able to:
- Identify the advantages of analyzing financial information.
- Understand the purpose and benefits of budgets.
- Differentiate among various financial instruments.
- Conduct horizontal and vertical analyses using your organization’s financial information. Recognize which ratios are most important to your organization.