Fundamentals of Finance

Course Duration: 4 Hours | As business managers, we often feel that Finance is needed only by Finance teams and Auditors. The course will be an interactive journey to lay the foundations of understanding Financial statements to use these skills in practical situations like Pricing decisions, Sales planning and Strategy.

Srinivasa Addepalli · December 9, 2021

Whom is it for?

  • Business Owners and Entrepreneurs
  • Financial Analysts and Professionals
  • Managers and Executives involved in financial decision-making
  • Students studying accounting or finance
  • Individuals interested in understanding and analyzing financial statements

What will you learn?

  • Overview of Accounting Principles
  • Understand three crucial financial statements and the difference between them
  • How to interpret a Profit & Loss Statement, Balance Sheet and Cash Flow Statement
  • Able to read and understand the numbers on an annual report and/or balance sheet
  • Learn to make preliminary assessments as to whether a business is doing well or not, based on the financial statements
  • Understanding of practical real-world examples to put theory into practice

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Average Review Score:
Good foundation course for finance

Thank you, the course provided a solid foundation in understanding financial statements (Profit & Loss Statement, Balance Sheet, and Cash Flow Statement), enabling participants to interpret numbers in annual reports and assess a business’s performance.

Quite an instrumental refresher

Last revisited the basics of finance over 15yrs back. This really helped and confident to apply the learnings at work.

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About Instructor

Srinivasa Addepalli

CEO, GlobalGyan. Srini has been a visiting faculty in the strategy area at leading Indian b-schools including IIM Ahmedabad, NMIMS, TAPMI, IIM Nagpur, and IIT Hyderabad. Srini’s teaching is focused on the areas of business acumen. He works with corporate management teams in the areas of strategic thinking, commercial acumen, M&A and integration, ethics & values, innovation, and leadership communication. Srini has (co-)authored several case studies, which have been published by ISB/HBSP, IIMA and Ivey. His case on business ethics was the Overall Winner at the ISB-Ivey Global Case Competition 2014. Earlier, Srini was Chief Strategy Officer at Tata Communications, a global provider of enterprise and wholesale telecommunication services.

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Course Includes

  • 13 Lessons
  • 10 Quizzes
  • Course Certificate