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Corporate finance for non-financial people

  • 40 min
  • 64 questions
  • 8 videos

Your CFO is about to communicate the company’s results to all its employees. You could really do without this meeting! It’s the same thing every year: you get mixed up between the balance sheet and the profit and loss (P&L) account, you do not understand the distinction between assets and liabilities, and you confuse net income with turnover. If you recognize yourself in this description, then this is the perfect course for you! You will find here a reminder of the basics of corporate finance, guaranteed to be free of all unnecessary jargon.

Basic

You will be able to :

  • Distinguishing between market and corporate finance, accounting and management
  • Knowing the purposes of financial information, and the flows and pillars of corporate finance
  • Understanding the purpose of financial reporting and the accounting documents that it comprises
  • Chapters:

    • What is Corporate Finance?
    • The Main Accounting and Financial Mechanisms
    • Reporting and Financial Statements
    Advanced

    You will be able to :

  • Understanding the nature and structure of the balance sheet (assets and liabilities) for easy reading
  • Knowing the composition of the assets on a balance sheet and knowing how to distinguish between fixed and current assets
  • Knowing the composition of the liabilities on a balance sheet and understanding the principle of balancing items
  • Chapters:

    • The Balance Sheet: Purpose and Composition
    • Balancing the Balance Sheet 1/2
    • Balancing the Balance Sheet 2/2
    Coach

    You will be able to :

  • Understanding the purpose and composition of the profit and loss (P&L) account (revenues and expenses)
  • Mastering how to read a P&L account and understanding financial indicators
  • Chapters:

    • The Profit and Loss Account 1/2: Purpose and Composition
    • The Profit and Loss Account 2/2: Decoding It
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