Financial Statement Analysis: Basis for Management Advice—Analysis of Profitability

Financial accounting & reporting

Course

Financial Statement Analysis: Basis for Management Advice—Analysis of Profitability

Instructor: Wallace Davidson, PhD, CMA

  • Format

    Course - Online

  • Level

    Basic

  • Duration

    5 hours

Discover how the DuPont system examines financial statements to find what causes the return on investment to fall short. This is realised by breaking the returns into parts so suitable steps can be taken for improvement.

Learning outcomes

  • Identify what a DuPont analysis is

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Product information

Overview

Discover how the DuPont system enables one to examine an organisation's financial statements to determine what is causing its return on investment or return on equity to fall short of expectations.

This is accomplished by breaking these returns into three component parts: profit margin, asset turnover, and return on assets.

Topics discussed:

  • Dupont analysis
  • Profit margin
  • Asset turnover
  • Return on assets

Who should take this course?

  • Accounting professionals responsible for financial statement analysis

Professional development

All learning resources available in the CGMA Store qualify for CPD for CIMA members.

Prerequisites:None
Programme level:Basic
Duration:5 hours
Format:Course - Online
Access:This is a digital product. You will have access to the content for a year after purchase date.

Return and refund policy

£29.00 (CIMA members only)

£39.00

VAT calculated on checkout

Instructor

  • Wallace Davidson, PhD, CMA

    Southern Illinois University/Carbondale, Illinois

    Dave Davidson is a dynamic instructor with 25 years experience in corporate finance. He previously served as a financial analyst in the utility industry. Dr. Davidson is an accomplished author of several continuing education seminars for the AICPA, including the popular "Financial Statement Analysis: Basis for Management Advice." Twice recognized as an AICPA Outstanding Discussion Leader, Dr. Davidson speaks nationally to business organizations and state societies.