$65.00 USD

Boosting Your Financial IQ

Instructor: Steve Coughran, Founder of BYFIQ, CFO, Entrepreneur, and Renowned Expert in Strategy and Finance

Brief Description: Unlock the secrets to financial mastery with "Boosting Your Financial IQ," an extensive course meticulously designed by Steve Coughran. Aimed at students, business professionals, and strategic decision-makers, this course equips participants with the critical financial skills necessary to understand, analyze, and optimize financial statements and economic strategies within any organization. From the basics of income statements to advanced financial forecasting and valuation, Steve's hands-on approach will transform your financial acumen.

What You Will Learn:

  • Core Financial Statements: Dive deep into income statements, balance sheets, and cash flow statements.
  • Revenue and Costs Insights: Master concepts like revenue recognition, deferred revenue, and cost classification.
  • Asset Management: Explore asset categorization, depreciation methods, and inventory management.
  • Financial Analysis Techniques: Learn about ratio analysis, break-even analysis, ROIC, and WACC calculation.
  • Strategic Financial Practices: Integrate financial knowledge with strategic business planning to maximize firm value.

Course Outline:

Part 1: Introduction and Income Statement Mastery

  • Welcome and course overview
  • Detailed study of income statements, including presentation and summary
  • In-depth exploration of revenue models and cost concepts

Part 2: Balance Sheet Fundamentals and Analysis

  • Comprehensive review of balance sheet components from assets to equity
  • Detailed discussions on fixed assets, goodwill, liabilities, and equity impacts
  • Practical exercises on financial statement impacts and balance sheet songs

Part 3: Cash Flow Statement Construction and Analysis

  • Step-by-step guide to building and analyzing cash flow statements
  • Cash management strategies and practical cash flow exercises

Part 4: Advanced Financial Analysis and Application

  • Techniques for calculating company financial health including break-even, cash flow, and growth rates
  • Valuation essentials and performance measurement
  • Strategic integration of finance for optimal company valuation

Part 5: Strategy, Forecasting, and Final Insights

  • Bridging finance with strategic planning and forecasting
  • Final exercises on creating a financially intelligent company
  • Concluding remarks and wrap-up session

What's in it for You:

  • Expert Instruction: Learn from Steve Coughran, whose extensive experience as a CFO and business strategist offers unique insights.
  • Comprehensive Skill Development: Acquire the ability to read, interpret, and manipulate financial data to inform strategic decisions.
  • Professional Growth: Enhance your qualifications with advanced financial techniques that are crucial for career advancement in finance and strategy.
  • Strategic Decision-Making: Apply your financial knowledge to real-world business scenarios, improving both strategic planning and financial outcomes.

Whether you are looking to sharpen your financial skills for professional development, or need to integrate financial strategies into your business practices, this course will provide you with the knowledge and tools to significantly elevate your financial intelligence.