Course OverviewFor internal employees who want to understand and expand their roles related to financial reporting, as well as those who simply need a refresher on financial accounting, this course is the ideal way to get up to speed. By exploring concepts that go beyond basic accounting, this course will enable participants to approach financial auditing with renewed confidence.
The programme will walk participants through an analysis of an organization’s financial statements using case study exercises, where participants will calculate key ratios and analyze trends over time. Engaging in discussions on both historic and current fraud cases, participants will learn how to recognize “red flags” in financial statement reporting.
Training DurationTotal Training Hours : 30 Hours
Training Duration : 1 Week
Total Training Days : 5 Working Days
Training SchedulesWeekdays (Sunday to Thursday)
Regular Sessions : 6 Hrs Per day (9am to 2pm or 3.00pm to 9.00 pm)
Food & refreshments Included

WeekEnds (Friday & Saturday)
Fast Track Sessions: 8 Hours per day (9am to 5pm)
Food & refreshments Included
Certifications:1) Certificate from Laurels Training Institute, Attested by Knowledge & Human Development Authority (KHDA) government of Dubai, UAE

2) Certificate from American Institute of Professional Studies (AIPS) from USA (After 15 Days of course Completion which will couriered to the attendees office address)
Learning AidsYes
Course MaterialHard & Soft Copies of Study Material
Language of InstructionEnglish
Instructor HelplineYes
1. Email
2. Social Media (For Emergency requirements)
Registration Requirements1. Passport Copy
2. Curriculum Vitae
3. Passport size photographs
4. Course Fee
Mode of Payment:Cash / Cheque / Credit Card / Bank Transfer.
Eligibility Criteria
(Who should attend this training)
Graduate Students
Mid-Level Managers / Senior Managers
Course Benefits

Check and audit the reasonableness and completeness of the statutory report.

Establish and maintain robust internal control systems.

Identify the critical cost area with different business units.

Improve the internal control systems.

Liaise with business units to provide insights to performance and efficiency to facilitate achievement of departmental Key Performance Indicators (KPI).

Liaise with internal and external functions to promote understanding of business performance.

Perform analysis of revenue performance and growth, profit and loss reports, operating variances, revenue reports, track and analyse key performance indicators.

Prepare accurate and timely statutory reports.

Prepare the management report.

Propose cost improvement to business units
Course Contents / Outline



  • Setting financial goals
  • Assessing financial situation
  • Discovering your financial fitness
  • Considerations when implementing financial plan
  • When Engaging a financial advise
  • What are financial plans and how they help to meet your goals
  • Monitoring and reviewing your financial plan
  • Setting your goals and priorities
  • Assessing your financial situation
  • Discovering your financial fitness
  • Managing resources
  • Engaging a financial adviser


Analyzing Financial Statements (I) Income Ratios

  • Profitability Ratios
  • Liquidity Ratios
  • Working Capital Ratios
  • Bankruptcy Ratios

Analyzing Financial Statements (II)

  • Long-Term Analysis Ratios
  • Coverage Ratios
  • Leverage Ratios
  • Calculating Return on Investment (ROI)

Analyzing and interpreting Financial statements

  • Balance Sheets
  • Income Statements (AKA Profit & Loss Statements)
  • Statement of Retained Earnings
  • Statement of Cash Flows
  • Annual Reports


  • Definition of Financial Modeling
  • Objectives of Financial Reporting
  • Importance of Financial Reporting
  • Introduction to Financial Reporting
  • Introduction to Financial Statements and Other Financial Reporting Topics
  • The Balance Sheet and the Shareholder Equity
  • Income Statements and Reported Income (Earnings) Quality
  • Property Plant and Equipment
  • Intangible Assets and Fair Value Accounting
  • Liquidity of Short-Term Assets Related Debt-Paying Ability
  • Financial Ratio Analysis
  • The Financial Statements of Special Industries: Banks, Utilities, Oil & Gas, Transportation, Insurance and Real Estate Companies
  • Group Accounts and Business Combinations


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