January 24 – Financial Performance Measurement and Analysis

January 24 – Financial Performance Measurement and Analysis

OBJECTIVES OF THE SEMINAR

  1. Explain the information system necessary to generate the financial statements;
  2. Discuss the structure and contents of the financial statements;
  3. Compute the financial ratios to analyze financial statements and provide meanings to these ratios;
  4. Illustrate the application of the tools for integrative financial analysis; and
  5. Describe the value chain of a business and propose the appropriate strategies that develop the firm’s competitive advantage.

COURSE OUTLINE

Session 1: Financial Statements: An Abundant Source of Meaningful Data for Management

  1. How are Financial Statements Generated from Business Transactions?
    • Differentiating Business Transactions and Business Activities
    • Accounting Information System as the Vehicle for Generating Financial Data
  2. The Structure of the Financial Statements
  3. The Contents of the Financial Statements
    • Statement of Financial Position
    • Income Statement
    • Statement of Cash Flows
  4. Dissecting Risks in the Financial Statements

Session 2: Financial Analytical Tools: The Means to an End

  1. Horizontal Analysis and Vertical Analysis
  2. Measures of Financial Performance: Liquidity, Leverage, Activity, Profitability, and Marketability
  3. Making Sense of Financial Analysis
  4. Limitations of Financial Analysis

Session 3: Tools for Integrative Financial Analysis

  1. What is the Real Measure of Profitability: The Du Pont Method of Financial Analysis?
  2. Is Borrowing Bad? How Leverage is Evaluated by Looking Closely at the Return on
    Assets and Return on Equity
  3. Making Sense of Cost Behavior thru Operating Leverage

Session 4: Business Value Chain and Competitive Advantage

  1. The Nature of and Levels of Value Chain
  2. Value Chain Analysis
  3. Competitive Advantage
  4. Generic Strategies
  5. How is Cost Leadership and Product Differentiation Implemented in Real Business Operations?

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