Financial Analysis and Investigation Course

Acquire skills in financial analysis and investigation in this training course. Learn techniques for evaluating financial data and making informed decisions. BMC Training offers Financial Analysis and Investigation Course in Finance , Accounting and Budgeting Courses.

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  • 124 Training Sessions
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  • Two Weeks
Financial Analysis and Investigation Training Course

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Istanbul , Turkey 21 - Jul - 2024 1 - Aug - 2024 9400 GBP
Bali , Indonesia 21 - Jul - 2024 1 - Aug - 2024 16200 GBP
Singapore , Singapore 21 - Jul - 2024 1 - Aug - 2024 15000 GBP
Washington , United States 21 - Jul - 2024 1 - Aug - 2024 22000 GBP
London , UK 28 - Jul - 2024 8 - Aug - 2024 9900 GBP
Madrid , Spain 28 - Jul - 2024 8 - Aug - 2024 13900 GBP
Munich , Germany 28 - Jul - 2024 8 - Aug - 2024 15800 GBP
Berlin , Germany 28 - Jul - 2024 8 - Aug - 2024 15800 GBP
New York , United States 28 - Jul - 2024 8 - Aug - 2024 21800 GBP
Amsterdam , Netherlands 28 - Jul - 2024 8 - Aug - 2024 16200 GBP
Milan , Italy 28 - Jul - 2024 8 - Aug - 2024 13900 GBP
London , UK 4 - Aug - 2024 15 - Aug - 2024 9900 GBP
Madrid , Spain 4 - Aug - 2024 15 - Aug - 2024 13900 GBP
Munich , Germany 4 - Aug - 2024 15 - Aug - 2024 15800 GBP
Berlin , Germany 4 - Aug - 2024 15 - Aug - 2024 15800 GBP
New York , United States 4 - Aug - 2024 15 - Aug - 2024 21800 GBP
Amsterdam , Netherlands 4 - Aug - 2024 15 - Aug - 2024 16200 GBP
London , UK 11 - Aug - 2024 22 - Aug - 2024 9900 GBP
Madrid , Spain 11 - Aug - 2024 22 - Aug - 2024 13900 GBP
Munich , Germany 11 - Aug - 2024 22 - Aug - 2024 15800 GBP
Berlin , Germany 11 - Aug - 2024 22 - Aug - 2024 15800 GBP
New York , United States 11 - Aug - 2024 22 - Aug - 2024 21800 GBP
Amsterdam , Netherlands 11 - Aug - 2024 22 - Aug - 2024 16200 GBP
London , UK 18 - Aug - 2024 29 - Aug - 2024 9900 GBP
Madrid , Spain 18 - Aug - 2024 29 - Aug - 2024 13900 GBP
Munich , Germany 18 - Aug - 2024 29 - Aug - 2024 15800 GBP
Berlin , Germany 18 - Aug - 2024 29 - Aug - 2024 15800 GBP
New York , United States 18 - Aug - 2024 29 - Aug - 2024 21800 GBP
Amsterdam , Netherlands 18 - Aug - 2024 29 - Aug - 2024 16200 GBP
Dubai , UAE 25 - Aug - 2024 5 - Sep - 2024 9737.5 GBP
Paris , France 25 - Aug - 2024 5 - Sep - 2024 13400 GBP
Hong Kong , Hong Kong 25 - Aug - 2024 5 - Sep - 2024 17000 GBP
Milan , Italy 4 - Aug - 2024 15 - Aug - 2024 13900 GBP
Milan , Italy 11 - Aug - 2024 22 - Aug - 2024 13900 GBP
Milan , Italy 18 - Aug - 2024 29 - Aug - 2024 13900 GBP
Tokyo , Japan 25 - Aug - 2024 5 - Sep - 2024 19500 GBP
Paris , France 22 - Sep - 2024 3 - Oct - 2024 13400 GBP
Hong Kong , Hong Kong 22 - Sep - 2024 3 - Oct - 2024 17000 GBP
Dubai , UAE 22 - Sep - 2024 3 - Oct - 2024 9737.5 GBP
Kuala Lumpur , Malaysia 1 - Sep - 2024 12 - Sep - 2024 9500 GBP
Rome , Italy 1 - Sep - 2024 12 - Sep - 2024 14600 GBP
Barcelona , Spain 1 - Sep - 2024 12 - Sep - 2024 13900 GBP
Zurich , Switzerland 1 - Sep - 2024 12 - Sep - 2024 15900 GBP
Istanbul , Turkey 8 - Sep - 2024 19 - Sep - 2024 9400 GBP
Bali , Indonesia 8 - Sep - 2024 19 - Sep - 2024 16200 GBP
Singapore , Singapore 8 - Sep - 2024 19 - Sep - 2024 15000 GBP
Washington , United States 8 - Sep - 2024 19 - Sep - 2024 22000 GBP
London , UK 15 - Sep - 2024 26 - Sep - 2024 9900 GBP
Madrid , Spain 15 - Sep - 2024 26 - Sep - 2024 13900 GBP
Munich , Germany 15 - Sep - 2024 26 - Sep - 2024 15800 GBP
Berlin , Germany 15 - Sep - 2024 26 - Sep - 2024 15800 GBP
New York , United States 15 - Sep - 2024 26 - Sep - 2024 21800 GBP
Amsterdam , Netherlands 15 - Sep - 2024 26 - Sep - 2024 16200 GBP
Tokyo , Japan 22 - Sep - 2024 3 - Oct - 2024 19500 GBP
Milan , Italy 15 - Sep - 2024 26 - Sep - 2024 13900 GBP
London , UK 20 - Oct - 2024 31 - Oct - 2024 9900 GBP
Madrid , Spain 20 - Oct - 2024 31 - Oct - 2024 13900 GBP
Munich , Germany 20 - Oct - 2024 31 - Oct - 2024 15800 GBP
Berlin , Germany 20 - Oct - 2024 31 - Oct - 2024 15800 GBP
New York , United States 20 - Oct - 2024 31 - Oct - 2024 21800 GBP
Amsterdam , Netherlands 20 - Oct - 2024 31 - Oct - 2024 16200 GBP
London , UK 27 - Oct - 2024 7 - Nov - 2024 9900 GBP
Madrid , Spain 27 - Oct - 2024 7 - Nov - 2024 13900 GBP
Munich , Germany 27 - Oct - 2024 7 - Nov - 2024 15800 GBP
Berlin , Germany 27 - Oct - 2024 7 - Nov - 2024 15800 GBP
New York , United States 27 - Oct - 2024 7 - Nov - 2024 21800 GBP
Amsterdam , Netherlands 27 - Oct - 2024 7 - Nov - 2024 16200 GBP
London , UK 6 - Oct - 2024 17 - Oct - 2024 9900 GBP
Madrid , Spain 6 - Oct - 2024 17 - Oct - 2024 13900 GBP
Munich , Germany 6 - Oct - 2024 17 - Oct - 2024 15800 GBP
Berlin , Germany 6 - Oct - 2024 17 - Oct - 2024 15800 GBP
New York , United States 6 - Oct - 2024 17 - Oct - 2024 21800 GBP
Amsterdam , Netherlands 6 - Oct - 2024 17 - Oct - 2024 16200 GBP
Dubai , UAE 13 - Oct - 2024 24 - Oct - 2024 9737.5 GBP
Paris , France 13 - Oct - 2024 24 - Oct - 2024 13400 GBP
Hong Kong , Hong Kong 13 - Oct - 2024 24 - Oct - 2024 17000 GBP
Milan , Italy 20 - Oct - 2024 31 - Oct - 2024 13900 GBP
Milan , Italy 27 - Oct - 2024 7 - Nov - 2024 13900 GBP
Milan , Italy 6 - Oct - 2024 17 - Oct - 2024 13900 GBP
Tokyo , Japan 13 - Oct - 2024 24 - Oct - 2024 19500 GBP
Dubai , UAE 17 - Nov - 2024 28 - Nov - 2024 9737.5 GBP
Paris , France 17 - Nov - 2024 28 - Nov - 2024 13400 GBP
Hong Kong , Hong Kong 17 - Nov - 2024 28 - Nov - 2024 17000 GBP
Kuala Lumpur , Malaysia 24 - Nov - 2024 5 - Dec - 2024 9500 GBP
Rome , Italy 24 - Nov - 2024 5 - Dec - 2024 14600 GBP
Barcelona , Spain 24 - Nov - 2024 5 - Dec - 2024 13900 GBP
Zurich , Switzerland 24 - Nov - 2024 5 - Dec - 2024 15900 GBP
Istanbul , Turkey 3 - Nov - 2024 14 - Nov - 2024 9400 GBP
Bali , Indonesia 3 - Nov - 2024 14 - Nov - 2024 16200 GBP
Singapore , Singapore 3 - Nov - 2024 14 - Nov - 2024 15000 GBP
Washington , United States 3 - Nov - 2024 14 - Nov - 2024 22000 GBP
London , UK 10 - Nov - 2024 21 - Nov - 2024 9900 GBP
Madrid , Spain 10 - Nov - 2024 21 - Nov - 2024 13900 GBP
Munich , Germany 10 - Nov - 2024 21 - Nov - 2024 15800 GBP
Berlin , Germany 10 - Nov - 2024 21 - Nov - 2024 15800 GBP
New York , United States 10 - Nov - 2024 21 - Nov - 2024 21800 GBP
Amsterdam , Netherlands 10 - Nov - 2024 21 - Nov - 2024 16200 GBP
Tokyo , Japan 17 - Nov - 2024 28 - Nov - 2024 19500 GBP
Milan , Italy 10 - Nov - 2024 21 - Nov - 2024 13900 GBP
London , UK 15 - Dec - 2024 26 - Dec - 2024 9900 GBP
Madrid , Spain 15 - Dec - 2024 26 - Dec - 2024 13900 GBP
Munich , Germany 15 - Dec - 2024 26 - Dec - 2024 15800 GBP
Berlin , Germany 15 - Dec - 2024 26 - Dec - 2024 15800 GBP
New York , United States 15 - Dec - 2024 26 - Dec - 2024 21800 GBP
Amsterdam , Netherlands 15 - Dec - 2024 26 - Dec - 2024 16200 GBP
London , UK 22 - Dec - 2024 2 - Jan - 2025 9900 GBP
Madrid , Spain 22 - Dec - 2024 2 - Jan - 2025 13900 GBP
Munich , Germany 22 - Dec - 2024 2 - Jan - 2025 15800 GBP
Berlin , Germany 22 - Dec - 2024 2 - Jan - 2025 15800 GBP
New York , United States 22 - Dec - 2024 2 - Jan - 2025 21800 GBP
Amsterdam , Netherlands 22 - Dec - 2024 2 - Jan - 2025 16200 GBP
London , UK 1 - Dec - 2024 12 - Dec - 2024 9900 GBP
Madrid , Spain 1 - Dec - 2024 12 - Dec - 2024 13900 GBP
Munich , Germany 1 - Dec - 2024 12 - Dec - 2024 15800 GBP
Berlin , Germany 1 - Dec - 2024 12 - Dec - 2024 15800 GBP
New York , United States 1 - Dec - 2024 12 - Dec - 2024 21800 GBP
Amsterdam , Netherlands 1 - Dec - 2024 12 - Dec - 2024 16200 GBP
Dubai , UAE 8 - Dec - 2024 19 - Dec - 2024 9737.5 GBP
Paris , France 8 - Dec - 2024 19 - Dec - 2024 13400 GBP
Hong Kong , Hong Kong 8 - Dec - 2024 19 - Dec - 2024 17000 GBP
Milan , Italy 15 - Dec - 2024 26 - Dec - 2024 13900 GBP
Milan , Italy 22 - Dec - 2024 2 - Jan - 2025 13900 GBP
Milan , Italy 1 - Dec - 2024 12 - Dec - 2024 13900 GBP
Tokyo , Japan 8 - Dec - 2024 19 - Dec - 2024 19500 GBP

Course Syllabus

Objectives:

  • Apply the framework of financial statements analysis.
  • Demonstrate skills at the foundations of ratio and financial analysis.
  • Carry out company and industry analysis.
  • Implement the process of company evaluation and analysis.
  • Analyse real-life financial statements from companies traded on the world and GCC stock exchanges.
  • Describe the nature of fraud and the fraudster
  • Identify relevant legislation in relation to fraud investigations
  • Identify specialist agencies to support fraud investigations
  • Maximise existing skills within fraud investigations
  • Manage fraud investigations
  • An understanding of how to safely secure and package exhibits recovered in an investigation and label them correctly for continuity and court purposes

Outlines:

Day One

Financial Statements and Business Decisions

  • Accounting and Financial Systems
  • Four Key Financial Statements
  • Relationship among the Financial Statements
  • Management Uses of Financial Statements
  • Essential Notes to the Financial Statements

Day Two

Financial Statement Analysis: An Introduction

  • Role of Financial Reporting and Analysis
  • The Core Financial Statements and the Importance of the Annual Report
  • The Important Role of Notes and Supplementary Information
  • Objective and Types of Audits of Financial Statements
  • Financial Statement Analysis Framework
  • The Accounting Cycle
  • Financial Reporting Mechanics
  • Relationship, Elements and Classification of Financial Statements

Day Three

Financial Reporting Standards

  • Importance of Reporting Standards in Security Analysis and Valuation
  • The Standards Setting Bodies
  • International Financial Reporting Standards versus Generally Accepted Accounting Principles

Understanding Financial Statements

  • Income Statement Components
  • Revenue and Expense Recognition
  • Balance Sheet Components:
  • Measurement and Classification
  • Cash Flow Statement:
  • Operating, Investing, and Financing Activities
  • Direct versus Indirect Methods in Cash Flow Preparation

Day Four

Financial Analysis Techniques

  • Ratio Analysis
  • Liquidity: Current, Quick, and Cash Ratios
  • Asset Management and Activity Ratios
  • Solvency: Debt, Equity, and Times Interest Earned Ratios
  • Profitability: Profit Margin, Gross Margin, Return on Assets, Return on Equity
  • Market and Valuation: Price-Earnings and Earnings Per Share Ratios
  • Vertical Analysis and Strategy: Balance Sheet and Income Statement Approaches
  • Trend Analysis and Growth
  • DuPont Analysis: The Three-Step and Five-Step Models
  • Time-Series and Cross-Sectional Analysis
  • Limitation of Ratio Analysis

Day Five

Financial Statement Analysis: Applications and Presentations

  • Evaluating a Company’s Past Performance
  • Comprehensive Real-Life Analysis of Publicly Traded Companies

Day Six

Nature and Profile of the Fraudster / Victims

  • To understand how the opportunities for fraud occur
  • To understand the behaviour of a fraudster
  • To identify the profile of those involved in occupational fraud
  • To enable the delegate to understand the nature and scale of Fraud and roles and responsibilities of other agencies
  • To be able to recognise the different types and classifications of Fraud
  • To be able to explain the impact of Fraud on local and national communities

Day Seven

Core Investigative Skills

  • To understand the investigative mindset in volume and priority fraud investigations
  • To recognise investigative skills sets applicable to fraud investigations
  • Rules of evidence
  • To identify and prioritise decision log entries
  • To develop investigation plans giving focus, direction and clarity to fraud investigations
  • To identify best practice from both the simulated and original investigations

Day Eight

Golden Hour for Fraud

  • To understand and apply golden hour principles unique to volume and priority fraud investigations
  • To understand the importance of case conclusion and applying lessons learnt through structured debriefs
  • To understand suspect management in fraud investigations
  • To understand the need for fraud policy files (Decision logs)
  • Fraud management
  • Evidence recovery

Day Nine

Witness and Suspect Interviews

  • Use and understand the PEACE model for interviewing Witnesses and suspects
  • Plan and preparing for an interview
  • How to combat problems in interviews
  • Blocks to communication
  • Principles of Interviews
  • Communication skills

Day Ten

Combating Fraud. So, What Do We Do Now?

  • Do’s and don'ts within investigations
  • Victim management
  • Structured statement writing
  • Occupational fraud
  • Spotting the warning signs
  • How to prevent fraud?

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