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GPLD150 - Financial Statements Essentials

This workshop is part of the GradProSkills JMSB Business School Essentials series. It is an introductory workshop intended for students with no prior accounting knowledge. Content is relevant to students from any discipline who are seeking a basic understanding of accounting for their career.

Financial Statements Essentials will explain to participants how financial accounting can be useful in their lives. Participants will be introduced to the basics of financial statements as well as ratios they can use to analyze financial statements.

To introduce these topics, participants will be exposed to the financial statements of several well-known Canadian organizations. The workshop will also introduce participants to the time value of money which will allow them to better understand the important role that interest plays in financial decision making.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this workshop, participants will be able to:
1. Describe the objective of financial statements
2. Recognize the elements of financial statements
3. Use basic financial statement ratios to analyze an organization
4. Understand the time value of money.

Leaders Information

This workshop is led by Najib Sahyoun.

This workshop is not scheduled at this time.
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