Training Course on Financial Analysis and Accounting

Understanding an organization’s financial health and performance hinges on the vital components of financial accounting and analysis. The success or failure of any organization can often be attributed to the effectiveness of financial management. Financial accounting and analysis serve to furnish external stakeholders, such as management, investors, lenders, and analysts, with accurate and pertinent financial data. Consequently, this facilitates informed decision-making. This training course on financial analysis and accounting aims to equip participants with the necessary skills to analyze financial information and make informed business decisions. Furthermore, participants will gain a comprehensive understanding of accounting principles, practices, and techniques utilized in preparing, interpreting, and analyzing the organization’s financial statements.

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Target Participants

This training is aimed at enhancing the skills of corporate finance professionals, CFOs, financial controllers, finance managers, financial analysts and business development analysts.

Course Duration 

5 Days

What you will learn

By the end of this course participants will be able to:

  • Appreciate the significance of financial accounting and analysis in driving the overall advancement of the organization
  • Get a full grasp the financial landscape and its pertinence within their organization
  • Acquire expertise in accounting principles and standards to effectively oversee projects
  • Engage in strategic thinking and contribute to the alignment of the organization’s strategic management and budgeting processes
  • Employ best practices when formulating operating capital, and cash flow budgets and forecasts aligned with the organization’s strategic objectives
  • Comprehend and apply optimal working capital principles
  • Evaluate and implement essential concepts of cash and liquidity management within the organization

Course Outline

Introduction to Financial Accounting and Analysis

  • Importance of Financial Accounting
  • Key Concepts in Financial Accounting
  • Fundamentals of Financial Analysis
  • Understanding Basic Financial Statements
  • Structure of Financial Accounting Systems

The Financial Environment 

  • Finance Managers
  • Financial Markets
  • Institutions of Finance
  • Instruments of Finance

Business Strategy & Accounting Analysis

  • Strategic Financial Planning
  • Inter-Relating Financial Planning and Strategy
  • Strategic and Tactical Approaches to Business Planning
  • The Links Between Strategy, Forecasting, Planning, Budgeting, Analysis
  • Comparative Statement Analysis
  • Capital Structure Optimization Models

Cash and Liquidity Management

  • Importance of Cash and Liquidity Management
  • Cash Flow Monitoring and Analysis
  • Cash Forecasting
  • Liquidity Planning
  • Working Capital Management
  • Liquidity Risk Management
  • Cash Preservation and Optimization

Capital Budgeting and Critical Thinking

  • Introduction to Capital Budgeting
  • Capital Budgeting Process
  • Evaluating Investment Proposals
  • Capital Budgeting Techniques
  • Capital Budgeting Controls

Working Capital, Short-Term Financing and Long-Term Financing

  • Introduction to Working Capital
  • Sources of Short-Term Working Capital
  • Sources of Long-Term Working Capital

Planning and Preparation of Forecasts

  • Fundamentals of Financial Forecasting
  • Types of Financial Forecasting
  • Steps in Financial Forecasting
  • Financial Forecasting Methods and Techniques


Training Approach for Financial Analysis and Accounting Course

Our seasoned trainers, with vast experience as expert professionals in their respective fields, deliver this course. In the delivery of the course, they employ a mix of practical activities, theory, group work, and case studies in teaching. Additionally, participants receive training manuals and supplementary reference materials.

Certification on Financial Analysis and Accounting Training Course

Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be issued with an internationally recognized certificate. Furthermore, it’s worth noting that Altum Training and Research Institute is NITA certified. Read more.

Tailor-Made Course on Financial Analysis and Accounting

This course can be tailored to meet organization-wide needs. In order to learn more, contact us at


The training fee covers tuition fees, learning materials, and training venue. Additionally, accommodation and airport transfer are arranged for our participants upon request. Payment should be sent to our bank account before the start of training. Subsequently, proof of payment should be sent to

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