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Advanced Financial Statement Analysis Course


Financial statements are designed to provide key organizational stakeholders with vital information about the financial performance and financial position of an enterprise; understanding their structure and meaning is the starting point for assessing the firm’s ability to compete in markets for customers and investors. But beyond this the tools of financial statements analysis are needed to unlock the real drivers of financial strength and performance and to measure, manage and improve the creation of value for shareholders and other key organizational stakeholders. This workshop based course focuses on the core principles and practical skills and tools essential for the effective analysis, management and improvement of organizational financial performance and strength.


5 Days


  • Project Managers and other Finance Professionals
  • Chief Financial Officers and Financial Controllers
  • Treasury Team Members
  • Capital Investment and Project Staff
  • Managers involved in Financial Decision-Making


At the end of this IRES training seminar, you will learn to:

  • Understanding various econometric methods for analyzing financial data
  • Be able to critically evaluate empirical academic research in finance


  • Introduction to Financial Analysis
  • Structure and Contents of Annual Reports
  • Techniques of Creative Accounting and Financial Fraud
  • Understanding and Interpreting Financial Statements
  • The Financial Ratio Toolkit
  • Using Excel to Automate Financial Analysis
  • Understanding Enterprise Cash Flow Drivers
  • Sources of Finance and Funding Strategy
  • Predicting Corporate Failure
  • Business Risk and Investment Decision-Making


The instructor led trainings are delivered using a blended learning approach and comprise of presentations, guided sessions of practical exercise, web-based tutorials and group work. Our facilitators are seasoned industry experts with years of experience, working as professional and trainers in these fields.

All facilitation and course materials will be offered in English. The participants should be reasonably proficient in English.


Upon successful completion of this training, participants will be issued with an Indepth Research Services (IRES) certificate.


The training is residential and will be held at IRES training Centre. The course fee covers the course tuition, training materials, two break refreshments, lunch, and study visits.

All participants will additionally cater for their, travel expenses, visa application, insurance, and other personal expenses.


Accommodation is arranged upon request. For reservations contact the Training Officer.

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Mob: +254 715 077 817

Tel: 020 211 3814


This training can also be customized for your institution upon request to a minimum of 4 participants. You can have it delivered in our training centre or at a convenient location.

For further inquiries, please contact us on Tel: +254715077817, +254(020) 211 3814 or mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Payment should be transferred to IRES account through bank on or before C.O.B. 7th September 2020.

Send proof of payment to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Payment for all courses includes a registration fee, which is non-refundable and equals 15% of the total sum of the course fee.

1.    Participants may cancel attendance 14 days or more prior to the training commencement date.

2.    No refunds will be made 14 days or less to the training commencement date. However, participants who are unable to attend may opt to attend a similar training at a later date, or send a substitute participant provided the participation criteria have been met.

Please Note: The program content shown here is for guidance purposes only. Our continuous course improvement process may lead to changes in topics and course structure.

Event Properties

Event Duration 5 Days
Event Date 14-09-2020
Event End Date 18-09-2020
Cut off date 07-09-2020
Individual Price(Kenyan) KES 69,000
Individual Price (International) EUR 790
Individual Price(International in Dollars) USD 920
Location Nairobi, Kenya
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