Brief Information

The Interpretation of Financial Statements training provides the participants with a grounding in the contents of the financial statements by examining their structure and contents. The course also presents several tools that can be used to extract information from the statements. In addition, there are a number of insights into the financial statements can be used to estimate what operational and financial changes might be going on within a business. Financial statements are prepared to assist users in making decisions. They therefore need interpreting, and the calculation of various ratios makes it easier to compare the state of a company with previous years and with other companies.

Interpreting Financial Statements is  important for shareholders and potential investors – primarily concerned with receiving an adequate return on their investment, but also with the stability/liquidity of the business, suppliers and lenders – concerned with the security of their debt or loan and management – concerned with the trend and level of profits, since this is the main measure of their success. Other potential users include financial institutions, employees, professional advisors to investors, new investors, business and finance students, investors in need of a refresher course.

Your Benefit

  • Comparing companies of different size with each other;

  • It helps in trend analysis which involves comparing a single company over a period;

  • Analyzing and draw conclusions from inventory levels, revenue figures and balance sheets;

  • Providing decisions or recommendations that have arisen from their findings, made by them, their colleagues or management;

  • Considering the impact of those decisions or recommendations – such as saving costs, improving cash flow, generating extra revenue or securing investment.


Syed Ali (CIMA Strategic Level, MBA (Finance), Masters in Economics)

Syed Ali is one of the well-known trainers who has 20 years of practical work experience in Finance, Accounting at senior management positions in international companies.  He has worked as Head of Finance Departments in different Telecommunication, Oil and Gas sector companies.

He has been teaching ACCA and CIMA in Azerbaijan since 2007. During his 16-year trainer career Syed Ali has taught thousands of individuals, who have achieved significant results in the international exams and improved their career. Today Syed Ali has become one of the distinguished trainer by applying his academic knowledge and learning skills in business.

Syed Ali thought MBA at Khazar University for 6 years (2006-2011). Also he taught Finance and Accounting in Special Talents Group (STG) in The State University of Economics of Azerbaijan. From 2009 to 2011 Syed Ali was the official trainer in Azerbaijan for PWC (One of the 4 biggest Audit Companies in the World.

Couse Detail

  • Training Language: English
  • Duration: 16 hours
  • Start Date: 25.02.2018

Course fee:

  • For Individuals: AZN 240
  • For Corporate Clients: AZN 260

     * Partial payment is available

What is included:

  • Books and refreshments are included.
  • Instruction by an expert facilitator
  • Small interactive classes
  • Specialized manual and course materials
  • Personalized certificate of completion


  • World Business Center 7th floor