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Reading and Understanding Financial Statements

Analyzing Balance Sheets and the Cash Flow Statement

To truly understand business performance, all available financial statements must be taken into account. Expand the scope of your financial analysis by taking a deep dive into both the Balance Sheet and the Cash Flow Statement.

Intermediate    9 Lessons    90 Minutes    CPD Credits
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About This Course

Build upon your understanding of the Income Statement with an in depth analysis of the Balance Sheet and Cash Flow Statements.

In this course, you’ll unpack the Balance Sheet line by line, exploring the assets, liabilities and equity sections. You will then do the same for Cash Flow Statements, examining cash flow from operations, cash flow from investments and cash flow from financing. Finally, you’ll explore the financial ratios relevant to each statement.

By the end of this course, you’ll be ready to read, understand and perform robust financial analysis of both the Balance Sheet and the Cash Flow Statement.

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Learning Outcomes

  • Recap the core components of a balance sheet
  • Explore financial ratios relevant to the balance sheet
  • Recap the core components of a cash flow statement
  • Explore the financial ratios relevant to the cash flow statement


1. Course Overview
2. The Balance Sheet – Assets
3. The Balance Sheet – Liabilities
4. The Balance Sheet – Equity
5. Analyzing the Balance Sheet with Ratios
6. The Cash Flow Statement – Cash Flow from Operations

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7. Cash Flow from Investing
8. Cash Flow from Financing
9. Analyzing the Cash Flow Statement with Ratios
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