AMA's Course on Financial Analysis

Program Description

Increase the value of your organization.

Increasing the value of a company is a primary goal for management. This seminar establishes a fundamental but simple financial statement template for displaying that the company is being managed to produce increasing value. You will also learn how to evaluate past performance and plan for future investments: capital projects and acquisitions.

How You Will Benefit

  • Specify the financial requirements for your company's strategic and operating plans 
  • Manage the structure of the income statement and the balance sheet to increase shareholder value
  • Choose the right metrics for evaluating your company's solvency
  • Determine your company's debt capacity - how much you can safely borrow
  • Use the statement of cash flow to measure success
  • Create a capital project evaluation spreadsheet
  • Determine which metrics to use to evaluate capital projects

Who Should Attend

This seminar is dedicated to helping managers of for-profit companies succeed. If you are responsible for managing a department, a business unit or a company to increase its value, or responsible for evaluating an acquisition or the financial condition of a customer or vendor, this course is for you.

Note: Please bring your organization’s financial statement and a financial calculator, HP 12C or equivalent.

Recommended CPE credit: 21 hours/Advanced
Recommended for optimum learning benefit: familiarity with fundamentals of finance and accounting (seminar # 2218)
Instructional Method: Group Live


  • Detailed mastery of the income statement, the balance sheet and the statement of cash flows
  • Drivers of company value
  • What owners want to see on the financial statements
  • What lenders want to see on the financial statements
  • The true meaning of cash flow from operating activities
  • Discounted cash flow techniques: future value, present value, net present value, annuities, internal rate of return
  • The importance of and calculation of the Weighted Average Cost of Capital (WACC)
  • How to value capital projects
  • How to price an acquisition

Locations, Dates & Pricing

# Location Date(s) List Member

New York NY

AMA New York Center
12/09/2019 - 12/11/2019 $2545 $2295 Register

San Francisco CA

AMA San Francisco Center
03/02/2020 - 03/04/2020 $2545 $2295 Register

Chicago IL

Summit Executive Centre
04/29/2020 - 05/01/2020 $2545 $2295 Register

New York NY

AMA New York Center
06/08/2020 - 06/10/2020 $2545 $2295 Register

Prices are subject to change without notice. Discounts apply for groups of three or more people. Call for details. Federal government employees are eligible for special GSA pricing for many seminars.

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AMA's Main Conference Centers

Seminars scheduled for the cities below are held at the locations listed. For location information for other cities in which AMA seminars are held please call or email for information.
  • New York

    AMA executive Conference Center
    1601 Broadway New York, NY 10019
    American Management Association (Located in the same building as the Crowne Plaza Hotel) 1601 Broadway On Broadway and 48th Street near Times Square. Entrance is on 48th Street.

  • Chicago

    AMA executive Conference Center (adjacent to the Marroitt O'Hare)
    8655 West Higgins Rd
    Chicago, IL 60631

  • San Francisco

    AMA executive Conference Center (located in San Francisco Marriott Hotel)
    55 Fourth Street 2nd Level
    San Francisco, CA 94103

  • Atltanta

    AMA Executive Conference Center
    1170 Peachtree Street Ne Cnr Peachtree & 14th (3rd Flr)
    Atlanta, GA 30309

  • Washington D.C.

    Arlington, Virginia
    2345 Crystal Drive, Suite 200
    Arlington, VA 22202

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    Continuing education credits may be recognized by your professional board. Contact your own board to find out what's required.

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