The purpose of the Analyzing and Interpreting Financial Statements Course is to provide participants with an overview of the financial statements, and how to understand the story they are telling.
Program Level: Basic
Advanced Preparation: N/A
Instructional Method: Group-Live
Instructor: Robert Kuehler
Recommended CPE Credit: 4.0 Hours
Field of Study: Accounting (Governmental)
At the end of the course, participants will be able to:
- Identify the basic components of the annual financial statements;
- Define the purpose of each of the above components;
- Describe the interaction of each of the components and how they contribute to an overall financial picture of the entity;
- Discuss areas of particular interest when reading governmental financial statements; and,
- Understand how the balances and disclosures in the financial statements paint a picture of the University beyond simple debits and credits.
The University of Colorado is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.learningmarket.org.