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This program is specifically designed for non-accountant, in-house and law firm attorneys and other professionals who work with financial information. It will improve your understanding of business strategies, accounting fundamentals and vocabulary used by management, investors, auditors and bankers. Practical advice and application of information to actual situations and financial reports will provide participants with opportunities to immediately implement growth and broaden capabilities. The faculty for this program is unusually diverse, including top partners from elite accounting firms and law firms, private equity investors, bankers, consultants and academics.
What You Will Learn
- Key factors shaping financial reporting
- Foundational finance, accounting and economics terminology and principles
- How businesses generate, deploy and manage capital
- How to “navigate” and understand the basic financial statements
- Practical corporate finance concepts — financial ratios and analysis
- The use of valuations and evaluating the financial health of an entity
- Fraud, corruption and regulatory risks
- Case Study: “Accounting Fundamentals and Financial Statements in Practices"
- Earn Ethics and Skills credit
- Appropriate for litigation and transactional attorneys
Program Level: Basic
Intended Audience: This program is specifically designed for all attorneys and other professionals who work with financial information.
Prerequisites: A background in business strategies, accounting fundamentals and the preparation of financial information.
Advanced Prep: None