Introduction to Analyzing Financial Statements

Introduction to Analyzing Financial Statements


Price: $95 members; $130 non-members  

Member Online Enrollment | Non-Member Online Enrollment
This course is also available at discounted prices under an annual license.  Call or email for details.
Course Description:
Introduction to Analyzing Financial Statements presents students with the tools needed to analyze financial statements with confidence. After reviewing the importance of analyzing financial statements in the small business lending process, students will learn the terms and steps associated with analyzing financial statements, including the income statement, the balance sheet and the cash flow statement. By the end of the course, students will have a better picture of what is required in analyzing financial statements, and know how to explain their interpretations of the financial information.
Audience:  Bank personnel responsible for reviewing financial statements for the purpose of assisting in making lending decisions, monitoring the ongoing health of the business, or conducting the initial financial analysis.
Learning Objectives:  After completing this course, students will be able to:
  • Define financial statement analysis and explain its importance in the small business lending process
  • List the basic steps of financial statement analysis and the purpose of each step
  • Analyze an income statement and balance sheet
  • Calculate and interpret key ratios
  • Perform a simple cash flow analysis
Course Credits:  AIB – 0.25; ICB – 3.25 CLBB, CPB, CTFA
The Nebraska Bankers Association is a Local ABA Training Provider.
For More Information Contact:

Joanne Smith
Education and Member Information Coordinator

Nebraska Bankers Association / 233 South 13th Street, Suite 700 / PO Box 80008 / Lincoln, NE 68501-0008