Financial Statement Analysis for
the Non-Accountant

Improve Your Ability to Interpret Key Financial Tools

Financial statements are the pulse of a business, and one of the clearest indicators of its health. This course will provide you with a basic understanding of financial statements and the use of key financial analysis tools. You will use actual financial statements to learn and apply the techniques being examined.

Participants are not expected to have any formal accounting experience.


  • Expand your knowledge about generally accepted accounting principles
  • Gain a basic understanding of various financial statements
  • Appreciate the uses of key financial analysis tools
  • Understand the relationships between investment, operational and financing decisions
  • Identify the danger signals when assessing the viability of an enterprise
  • Understand the difference between cash flows and accounting profits
  • Recognize the limitations of financial statements
  • Improve your ability to communicate with accounting and financial professionals
  • Be able to interpret key financial figures and their impact on your business
  • Better comprehend financial information seen in the media


Canada BC Job Grant 

2018/2019 Course Calendar