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Comparative Financial Statement Analysis

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Enrolment validity: 120 days

Enrolment validity: 120 days

Course content

11 Lessons28h


What will we learn?
Stock Performance

Income Statement

Segment Analysis

Balance Sheet

Key Financial Ratio’s

Managing Liquidity



The main task of an analyst is to perform an extensive analysis of financial statements. In this course, we will break down the most important methods, types, and approaches to financial analysis.
Comparative Financial Statement Analysis is an integral part carried out by various business organizations all around the world. It depicts the financial health of any company, compare with its nearest peers and helps the companies to augment their resources and strategies (both financial and non-financial) and how those need to be streamlined efficiently.

This course is designed to be useful for both beginners and advanced finance professionals, with the main topics covering: (1) income statement, (2) balance sheet, (3) cash flow, and (4) rates of return.

The overall aim of this Grazing Minds course is to develop the student’s theoretical and practical knowledge in financial statement analysis and valuation with a clear focus on accounting issues in listed companies (IFRS). We work on this course on a Case-Study basis approach where we compare 2 digital leading companies to learn and make inferences from!!!

3 BIG reasons why you should take this course:

  • Great future: There is always a need for financial analysts to perform research.
  • Big money: A financial analyst role typically leads to a high paying career
  • Manage your own investments: Achieve long-term wealth by managing your own stock portfolio.

What to learn?

Read, understand, interpret and analyse general purpose financial reports; Understand differing accounting policies and their impact on financial statements; Evaluate different types of performance measurement systems in accounting and commonly used financial control systems; Demonstrate knowledge of management accounting concepts and techniques

Target Audience

  • Students – Business, Accounting, Finance & Commerce students
  • Professionals - Analysts, Accountants & Managers
  • Investors & Lifelong Learners – Those interested in understanding Apple & Microsoft’s financial performance

Material Includes

  • 1 Personalized C.V. post consultation
  • Grazing Digital Certificate of Completion (hardcopy is optional*)
  • Handout
  • Video Lectures
  • Access on mobile and TV

Enrolment validity: 120 days