Certificate in Finance and Financial Analysis is designed to provide key knowledge, skills and ability to learners where they will be able to develop their understanding relating to finance, financial analysis, long-term financial planning and overall financial management of small, medium and large-sized organisations. In this course, you will be able to learn accounting and finance fundamental concepts and methods of financial analysis. You will be able to perform some calculations to help you perform managerial responsibilities more effectively. You will be able to evaluate business operations involving basic arithmetic and fundamental formulas; interpret and evaluate financial statements to measure financial performance and then apply concepts and methods of financial analysis in managing day to day business operations. You will also be able to apply key concepts, tools and techniques to improve any organisational financial position with sound decision making.
Certificate in Finance and Financial Analysis Learning Objectives
Certificate in Finance and Financial Analysis includes only one module which includes the following topics:
Financial terms and corporate structure to help you understand business environment, strategy, technology and your role as a financial manager with a framework to work effectively.
Financial planning and decision making about investment opportunities to achieve targets & corporation goals.
Measuring risk – methods overview.
A complete guide to understand financial accounting system including the development of key financial statements such as balance sheet, income statement, statement of shareholders’ equity and the statement of cash flows.
How to use financial statements for financial analysis as management tools to measure any company financial performance – the purpose of this is to introduce students to the actual use and application of financial reports in the operations of any company of any size in any sector to measure financial position.
At this level of the course, you will develop an ability to identify and use relevant understanding, methods and skills to complete tasks and address problems that, while well defined, have a measure of complexity. Throughout the course, you will develop additional skills and understanding to apply fundamental financial skills to your personal management of money.
Qualification Credits and Duration
Certificate in Finance and Financial Analysis has total 13 credits. You can spend a maximum 130 hours to start and complete this course.
Continuous professional development (CPD)
Certificate in Finance and Financial Analysis provides continuous professional development to individuals. 1 hour of learning will give you 1 CPD point.
How will you study?
Our learning portal will be available to your study 24/7. You can use your Desktop Computer, Laptop, Mobile or Tablet anytime in a flexible way to study entirely online.
Assessment methods include Multiple-Choice Questions (MCQs) and short questions.
Results and Certificate
You will get your MCQs results instantly after you complete the test while short questions results and certificates will be issued by the awarding body and Cambridge Management and Leadership School within 3 working days.
Certificate in Finance and Financial Analysis is open to all learners without any entry restrictions.
Who is this course for?
Certificate in Finance and Financial Analysis is useful for individuals from all over the world who are already on job for their personal and professional development or job progression in the same sector area or re-entering employment after a period of absence and for those who are seeking a career change or would like to learn and achieve a formal qualification.
This course will equip you with the skills to work a private or public sector e.g. example of career destination are finance analyst, business adviser, finance manager, finance assistant/executive or specialist etc.
Finance and Financial Analysis – An Introduction
Corporate Structure, Present Value, Future Value, Valuing a Building and Rate of Return
Financial Planning and Decision Making including investment decisions criteria using ARR, DCF and NPV