This Course will enable participants to identify balance sheet strengths, weaknesses and inconsistencies if any. The participants will also be able to gauge the quality of earnings. They will learn the used of advanced analytical tools and glean information from notes to accounts. Participants will perform simple credit analysis and industry analysis. They should be able to identify signals that indicate fraudulent reporting Review of Balance sheet, Income statement and Cash Flow Statement Inconsistencies in financial statements Sources and applications of funds analysis. Horizontal and Vertical analysis Ratio analyses/Du Pont model Cash flow analysis Preparing proforma financial statements and validating them. Liquidity and Solvency Overview of Credit Analysis and Industry analysis