Financial Statement Analysis – Master the Financial Stmts!

Gain a comprehensive knowledge of the 3 financial statements and how to make them tell you a story

If you’re in the finance or accounting world (or aspire to be), you need to know the financial statements!

What you’ll learn

  • Understand each financial statement (balance sheet, income statement, and statement of cash flow).
  • Calculate liquidity, solvency, profitability and growth ratios.
  • Analyze a company’s performance based on their financials.
  • Account for the difference between income and cash.
  • Understand basic accounting concepts (like the balance sheet equation).
  • Build a simple balance sheet and income statement.

Course Content

  • Introduction –> 1 lecture • 2min.
  • Introduction to the Financial Statements –> 4 lectures • 16min.
  • Accounting Bootcamp –> 4 lectures • 19min.
  • Components of the Income Statement –> 6 lectures • 37min.
  • Components of the Balance Sheet –> 4 lectures • 24min.
  • Components of the Cash Flow Statement –> 4 lectures • 27min.
  • Analyzing the Financial Statements pt. I –> 9 lectures • 47min.
  • Analyzing the Financial Statements pt. II –> 7 lectures • 40min.
  • Conclusion –> 1 lecture • 2min.

Financial Statement Analysis - Master the Financial Stmts!


  • No prior knowledge of accounting needed!.
  • Any version of Excel will be compatible with this course.

If you’re in the finance or accounting world (or aspire to be), you need to know the financial statements!

A knowledge of the financial statements helps you:

  • Understand a company’s health
  • Grasp the profitability and viability of products and services
  • Analyze the past to take action in to the future

Don’t worry, you don’t need any background in finance or accounting to take this course! We’ll start with the basics of the three financial statements and then take a deeper dive into each one. From there, you’ll learn how to analyze the financial statements using different metrics to help you dissect a company’s health and profitability.

What you learn in this course will benefit you for the rest of your career!


What makes our course so awesome?

  • Real world application: In depth, real-world case studies using both real and fictitious companies
  • Fun: Light-hearted, fun, and enjoyable course (we never take ourselves too seriously)
  • Knowledgeable instructor: Nate is a CPA and has spent his career analyzing financial statements
  • No fluff: We don’t teach theory or waste your time with useless information. Everything we teach you can start applying TODAY

This course is the first part of a 3 part series on the financial statements. The next courses focus on financial modeling (Financial Modeling Bootcamp) and how to value a company or project (Company & Project Valuation). We’ll use the same case study in this course for the rest of the courses to keep continuity.


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