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Accounting Analysis Basics (4151010O)
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By understanding accounting, a business analyst can more effectively use a company's disclosed financial information to manage and implement business plans. Learn how to use your financial reporting expertise to conduct an accounting analysis, which can help detect distortions in financial statements. Gain the tools you need to become skilled at such analyses, including the instructor's Open Balance Sheet. Plus, review the impact of financial and accounting data on the function of capital market

3/25/2016
When: 3/25/2016
9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Where: Webcast/Webinar
Presenter: Solomon N. Darwin, LhD
Contact: April Deneault
801-834-6634


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By understanding accounting, a business analyst can more effectively use a company's disclosed financial information to manage and implement business plans. Learn how to use your financial reporting expertise to conduct an accounting analysis, which can help detect distortions in financial statements. Gain the tools you need to become skilled at such analyses, including the instructor's Open Balance Sheet. Plus, review the impact of financial and accounting data on the function of capital markets in relation to the changing economic landscape and globalization.

 

 

Objectives:

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to identify:
how to manage more effectively through higher-quality financial analysis;
areas of improvement for better asset utilization;
how to implement better business plans through informed financial analysis;
costs and restructure a stronger revenue-generating balance sheet;
methodology consisting of six steps in analyzing accounting data; and
a new way to look at the traditional balance sheet with the Open Balance Sheet.



Major Subjects:

Accounting analysis and methodology
Factors influencing the quality of accounting-based financial reports
Impact of emerging business models on balance sheets
Introduction to instructor's Open Balance Sheet


Designed For:

CPAs and financial professionals.

 

Prerequisite: None

 

Advanced Prep: None

  

Speaker: Solomon N. Darwin, LhD

Vendor: CalCPA

Field of Study: Accounting & Auditing

Level: Basic

CPE Credit: 8 Hours

Acronym: AADD

 

 

Registration Fees:

Members: $275

Nonmembers: $375

 

Meet the Speaker:

Solomon Darwin  Executive Director, Center for Innovative Financial Technology  Haas School of Business    Solomon Darwin is the Executive Director, Center for Innovative Financial Technology and the former Executive Director of Financial Reporting and Management, Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley.  He also teaches in the evening MBA and Executive Education Programs. Prior to joining UC Berkeley was Associate Professor of Clinical Accounting at the University of Southern California from 1996 - 2005 and Visiting Professor at Wuhan University in China (summer 2005), EMLyon School of Management in France (summer 2005) and Euromed School of Management in France (summers 1999 - 2004).        Professor Darwin was Senior Manager and Vice President of Finance for Bank of America in 1995, Vice President of Finance at First Interstate Bank from 1993 - 1995, Corporate Controller/Vice President for Glenfed, Inc., from 1984 - 1992 and  Senior Financial Analyst for Motorola, Inc., from 1980 - 1983.  Professor Darwin has served as President and Chairman of Project India since 1986 and President of Hope for People International since 2005.       In addition to his many academic and professional accomplishments, Professor Darwin has been recognized by his peers and students with numerous awards including the Golden Apple Teaching Awards in 1997 and 2001 from the Marshall Business School, University of  Southern California, the Most Innovative Teacher Award in 2000 from USC, the “Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers” National Teaching Award in 2002, 2004 and 2005,  the Motor Board Outstanding Professor Award in 2003 and the Professor of the Year Award in 2003 (National Greek Society - Gamma Sigma Alpha). More recently, he was granted the Haas Leadership Award for exemplary service to the school, students and the accounting field.      Professor Darwin is a frequent lecturer on complex financial issues. He received his B.A. degree from San Francisco State University, his MBA from Golden Gate University, his MCCP from Harvard University, Graduate School of Business.

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