Practical Guide on Financial Statement Analysis

Date :
23 - Jul - 2021 To 23 - Jul - 2021
Time : 09:00 am - 05:00 pm
Mode of program : Virtual Programme
Platform: Zoom



Financial statements are important tools that are used to inform business leaders in their decision-making. Individuals, often use and extract data from financial statements to help them improve production performance. However, not everyone is trained to understand how to extract information from the financial statements to advise their supervisors or to make rational investment decisions.

Therefore, the Financial Statement Analysis Training will provide individuals with insights on how to analyze financial statements, including using the latest information techniques such as ratio analysis, trend analysis, classification structural analysis and indicators analysis, and others. Financial statement analysis requires the ability to translate and interpret data with the purpose of making informed financial and investment decisions. 

One has to understand that analyzing financial statements is not an innate ability, but a trained skill. Financial personnel need to not only acquire strong knowledge in accounting and business administration, but also need to attain systematic and specific logic skills. 



This course is designed to provide participants with comprehensive skills to interpret financial statements and evaluate all aspects of finance to make sound financial decision-making.



After the program, participants will be able to:
•    Organize and manage the financial management of enterprises. 
•    Analyze and interpret financial statements into fundamentally useful information.
•    Organize and manage the financial management of enterprises.
•    Analyze and interpret financial statements into fundamentally useful information




Remote online learning – interactive lecture with discussion



Financial and accounting managers who want to update knowledge and improve skills.

General accountants, accounting staff, finance staff, professional financial analysts of enterprises or individuals.

Graduates with majors in Accounting, Finance, Banking, and others.



•    Good Internet / wifi connectivity
•    Laptop with good audio/visual
•    Virtual platform - ZOOM

1. Finance and corporate financial goals 


2. Corporate Financial Management
•    Organize and manage the financial management of enterprises. 
•    Analyze and interpret financial statements into fundamentally useful information. 
•    Financial decision-making


3. Cost of funds
•    Cost of funds, risks, and capital cost
•    Capital structures and loan interest 
•    Owner capital cost and retained profits 


4. Investment
•    Investment and cost of capital 
•    Cash flow management 
•    Capital investment management into long term size
•    Capital mobilization structure, capital sponsorship, and capital sponsorship policy
•    Debt and financial Risks
•    Effects on debt on the balanced sheets


5. Capital Mobilization 
•    Capital from shareholders, stock equity, and retained profit 
•    Business credit, bank loans, and financial tax 

6. Financial Statement Analysis 
•    Analyzing components
•    Analyzing financial ratios and the principles of analysis

7. Analyzing profitability 
•    Profitability, ROE (Return on Equity), Return On Capital of common share.
•    Return On Capital Employed (ROCE) 


8. Profitability ratios
•    PBIT / Turnover, Return on Assets 
•    Profit margin ratios and cost structure 
•    Ratios of Return on Equity 6. Combining with other ratio analysis


9.Financial Risks 
•    Debt ratios and gearing ratios
•    Interest coverage ratios and cash flow ratios 


10. Ratios and the interrelationships of working capital items 
•    Working Capital and Business 


11. Stock Market Ratios 
•    Dividend per share (DPS) and Dividend Yield 
•    Earnings per share and Diluted EPS 
•    P/E 
•    Dividend cover ratio 
•    Dividend payout ratio 


12. The limitations of ratio analysis 
•    The comparison of accounting data 


13. Other information from corporate accounting reports


Mr. Santhanasamy Subbiah

Santhanasamy Subbiah has more than 30 years of experience in corporate world on accounting and finance practices. His experiences in various industries include that of Banking, Manufacturing, Education, Insurance, Security, Plantation, Shipping, Shared Services and Freight Forwarding. He was also with the Ministry of Works engaged in special projects funded by the World Bank.Besides being in the corporate world he has lectured MBA programmes for the following Universities:- Open University Malaysia, University of New Castle Australia, Herriot Watt University UK, Asia Pacific International University and  was a Dean for the School of Accounting and Finance with a local University.

His specializes on the Understanding, Implementation and Hands-On training programs on Goods and Services Tax for numerous industries such as manufacturing, oil and gas, construction, logistic, retail, airlines, IPTA and many others. He is a GST trainer of Malaysian Institute of Accountants, Malaysian Institute of Insurance and Malaysia Institute of Corporate Governance.   

Santhanasamy holds an MBA majoring in Finance from University Putra Malaysia. He is a member of the Chartered Accountant of Malaysia, Chartered Management Accountant of UK, and an Associate Member of the Malaysian Institute of Management. He is a Certified Trainer of HRDF. He is a certified GST Tax Agent of Ministry of Finance

Certificate of Attendance by Malaysian Export Academy


MYR 660.00

Subjected to 6% SST


1 Day/s

7 CPD Points

Certificate of Attendance Will be Provided

HRDF SBL Claimable