Course Duration:
  8 weeks | 1 class per week
Mode of Study:
  Live Online
  CPD-Continuing Professional Development

The financial analysis course imparts knowledge on how companies can use financial planning and analysis for a competitive advantage by identifying cost patterns, uncovering cost savings, and ensuring stable cash flow.

With a focus on practical applications, the financial models and analysis skills taught in this course are used to evaluate both strategic and operational positions, exploring various options to reduce costs and increase value for companies.

This course teaches you the techniques of financial analysis, including tool selection and result interpretation. You will discover various methods for maximizing profits and how incorporating non-financial goals can create a more well-rounded and fulfilling work environment for businesses. You will also learn about financial statement analysis and proceed to foster your career as a certified financial planner.

Enrolling in a financial planning course is a great way to enhance your skills in the finance field. The 8-week live-online Financial Planning and Analysis short course covers the following topics:

  • Use financial statements to analyse performance.
  • Work capital management and optimisation.
  • Strategic cost management.
  • The balanced scorecard & strategy.
  • Capital budgeting and investment appraisal.

The London School of Business and Finance's Executive Education offers a short course suitable for finance professionals with several years of experience. Participants in this course aim to acquire specific skills to advance their careers and secure new roles. If you are seeking a financial planning qualification in the UK, LSBF's financial planning course is a great option for you.

LSBF combines theoretical knowledge with practical experience to help you reach your full professional potential. Through this programme, you will be able to:

  • Undertake financial analysis training in order to apply financial models and analytical tools.
  • Provide recommendations to support strategic initiatives such as productivity increases, risk mitigation, and the optimisation of profitability.
  • Analyse and report on the financial implications of various operational decisions and recommend a course of action.
  • Create and drive business intelligence and planning improvements within an organisation.
  • Identify business performance reporting challenges and priorities.
  • Develop and monitor specific performance indicators, reporting on trends and identifying causes of unexpected variance.
  • Conduct financial modelling, analysis and valuation exercises to support new product development and other ad hoc initiatives.
  • Prepare and present reports to senior management with confidence.

The Student Success Story

  • Tom Davies

    Tom Davies

    PG Certificate in Finance

    Tom Davies
  • Laila Machado

    After this course, I have the tools to better explain myself and to give the best arguments, I can contribute better with marketing plans or communication plans’.

    Laila Machado

    Executive Education

    Laila Machado
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