In this course we explore the nature and purpose of the cash flow statement. We shall see that this financial statement provides important insights to the financial health of a business. It is regarded, along with the profit and loss account and balance sheet, as a primary financial statement.
By the end of this course, you should be able to:
* discuss the purpose of the cash flow statement
* identify the main sources and uses of liquid funds
* prepare a cash flow statement
* interpret the significance of the information revealed in this statement
Section 1: Nature and Purpose of the Cash Flow Statement
1.1 The Importance of Liquidity
1.2 Relationship with Other Financial Statements
1.3 What Do We Mean By 'Cash'?
1.4 The Main Elements of the Cash Flow Statement
1.5 The Cash Flow Statement Format
Section 2: Preparing The Cash Flow Statement
2.1 Net Cash Flows From Operating Activities
2.2 Returns on Investments and Servicing of Finance
2.4 Capital Expenditure
2.5 Acquisitions and Disposals
2.7 Management of Liquid Resources
2.9 Analysis of Changes in Cash During The Year
Section 3: Further Issues Concerning The Cash Flow Statement
3.1 Some Additional Preparation Issues
3.2 Interpreting the Cash Flow Statement
Tutor-marked Question Paper
With this course you will have unlimited access to your own personal tutor who specialises in their field of study. It is your personal tutor's role to ensure that you receive constructive feedback and to deal with any queries you may have. You are more than welcome to telephone, fax or email your personal tutor.
You will also have access to a dedicated and friendly team of administrators and course advisors who offer sound and professional guidance and advice when you need it. This ensures that you will never feel neglected and that you will always succeed!
Requirements for Entry
There is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrolment on this course. It is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds.
This is only an approximate figure and is dependant upon how much time you can dedicate to your studies and how well you grasp the learning concepts in the course material. Furthermore, at the end of each lesson there is a question paper that needs to be completed and returned to your tutor. You should allow at least 1 - 2 hours of study to complete each question paper.
The approximate amount of time required to complete the course is: 20 hrs.
After each lesson there will be a question paper, which needs to be completed and submitted to your personal tutor for marking. This method of continual assessment ensures that your personal tutor can consistently monitor your progress and provide you with assistance throughout the duration of the course.
* All study materials
* Study Guide
* Full Tutor and Admin support
On completion of your course, you will receive two certificates:
Certificate 1 is issued by Stonebridge Associated Colleges: Cash Flow Statement (Byte Size Skills Course) Certificate
Cash Flow Statement (Byte Size Skills Course) Certificate issued by Stonebridge Associated Colleges, to view a sample of the college’s award, please click here.