The Directors Education Series: Financial Statement Overview

This module provides a fundamental overview of the most common accounts found on a company's financial statements. It starts by reviewing the Accounting Concepts and Assumptions which are the cornerstone to producing Financial Statements.  Having an understanding of how financial statements are constructed makes it easier for an analyst or banker to read and understand the Financial Statements. 

This course provides a deeper understanding of each account commonly found in Financial Statements and how they are related to each other.  Having an understanding of Financial Statements also enhances an analyst’s ability to understand the results of ratio and cash flow analysis.

Topics Include:
  1. Accounting Assumptions
  2. Financial Statement Components
  3. Balance Sheets
  4. Income Statements
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Training Features:

  • Includes Audio, Video and Powerpoint. 
  • PDF Handouts
  • Discussion Questions
  • 20-25 minutes in length (Perfect to show at your monthly board meeting!)

This program is a breakout session from the Directors Education Series, which is a subscription based Library containing over 45 trainings specifically for your Board of Directors. For more information on the Directors Education Series click on or go to You can email questions to or talk with a representative by calling 1-800-831-0678.

Who Should Attend?

This program is recommended for your Compliance, Operations, Risk Management and Executive staff including every member on your Board of Directors.