Learnit Training
Financial Analysis Course
  • Small groups
  • Covid-19 safe
  • Experienced teacher
  • Possible online
  • Practical training

Better understand financial reporting? Understanding risks, opportunities and business value? Learn it in the one-day course financial Analysis of Learnit.

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Financial Analysis Course

Understanding the financial situation and health of your business is a must for any finance professional. Especially when it comes to good financial planning and important management decisions such as takeovers, restructurings, investments or financing. By properly analyzing financial reports and calculating ratios in the right way, you can identify risks and opportunities for your company. And effectively estimate or even increase your business value.

In The three-day course financial analysis, you'll get started with all the common financial analysis methodologies as a basis for a result-oriented financial strategy.


On Day 1 You will learn all about financial strategy and ratios. With which methodologies you can deduce the financial health of a company from the annual accounts. How to draw up a result-oriented financial planning and strategy based on the current financial situation. And the impact of financial directives such as IFRS and US GAAP.

Day 2 is entirely marked by market developments and cash flow analyses. You will learn which financial ratios are important for which stakeholders. And what the relationship is between cash flow analysis, the value of your business, investment needs and expected profitability.

On day 3, you'll get started with determining your business value, using tax techniques and ways to solve financing pieces.

On the basis of examples of well-known and less well-known organisations and cases from your daily practice, you make the parts of financial analyses accessible in a way. In addition, during the course days there is ample opportunity to ask questions.


Day 1. Introduction to financial strategy and ratios

  • Strategic analysis from different perspectives
  • The best methodologies for financial analysis (e.g. horizontal analysis, vertical analysis)
  • Which ratios are important for which industry?
  • Ratio Analysis: How do you manage risks, opportunities and alternatives from ratios and benchmarks?
  • Improve ratios: tips and Tricks
  • Ratios and financial Business plan
  • Financial legislation: IFRS and US GAAP

Day 2. Market developments and cash flow analysis

  • Operating cash flow, investment cash flow and financing cash flow
  • Cash Flow Analysis: Net present Value or Real Options methodology
  • Cash flow and expected profitability
  • Cash flow analysis and financing requirement 
  • Cash flow and the value of your business

Day 3. Increase the value of your business and leverage tax advantages

  • Create value: Increase the value of your business or create parts selable
  • What is the impact of funding on the value?
  • Which value drivers do you create even more value?
  • Value creation and financial strategy
  • Tax leverage techniques to invest cheaper
  • What are tax leveraged leases?
  • Create tax advantage by making use of international financial legislation


Is it important for your work that you can analyse and assess the financial reports properly? Are you financially responsible, for example financial Director, controller, interim manager, accountant, curator, takeover mediator, credit analyst, banker, Securities analyst, Institutional investor or investment manager? Then the financial Analysis course will help you further!


After completion of the course Financial Analysis:

  • You can apply different analytical techniques, including horizontal and vertical analysis, ratio analysis and cash flow analysis
  • Do you know the foundations of IFRS and US GAAP
  • Doorzie Your mark developments better and you can anticipate it faster
  • You can view financial reports from multiple perspectives
  • Do you know how to link your financial strategy to the figures and vice versa
  • Do you have more insight into the value of a company
  • You know the most important tax techniques to increase your business value.

Prior knowledge

For the training financial analysis, knowledge of financial administration at HBO/WO level is required.


The training is provided by default in Dutch. The trainer controls the English language. English course material can be used. When registering at least 3 participants, the training can also be provided entirely in English.


Mentioned prices are per person, including course material. Lunch is included in the training on location.

On location Online
Duration 3 days 6 sessions of three hours
Price per day, excl. VAT € 500,- € 415,-
Total, incl. VAT € 1815,- € 1506,45


After completing the training, a LEARNIT certificate will be issued as proof of participation.


De cursus Financiële Analyse is beoordeeld met een gemiddelde van 8.4.

"Highly skilled trainer with a broad knowledge of the business. Facilities are thick in order. day of training (7 hours) is just long enough to stay focused".

"Learned a lot of tricks"

"I have very good impression of the content of the training and specially of the trainer"

"I liked everything! Perfect"

"During this training, I have been given many tools that I can easily apply in practice."