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Financial Statement Analysis /Accounting – old


Training The Street’s accounting seminars are designed to prepare individuals for the challenges of corporate valuation and financial modeling by providing the building blocks that are employed in these forecasting techniques. Oriented around interpreting financial results of live companies to gain a solid understanding of financial statements, these seminars weave together classroom lecture, in-class exercises, and critical thinking skills. This turn-key perspective combined with TTS’s teaching expertise, provides the optimal blend of accounting instruction needed to prepare participants for success—not just as “simple accountants” but as well-rounded financial professionals. TTS’s accounting seminars are presented with a creative delivery and flow that allows beginners to maintain their measured pace while keeping the advanced participants actively engaged.

Virtual Learning Option

We have been leading virtual training seminars for years and know it takes more than just sending out a Zoom link to deliver a robust virtual learning program.  TTS has the experience and capabilities to deliver the same effective programs in a safe virtual setting. Our instructors weave a unique blend of technology, pedagogy, and content to create an interactive experience that’s engaging and effective. To make our virtual classrooms come alive, we use these strategies and tools:

  • Dynamic mixture of instructor-led, self-led, and group activities
  • On-demand virtual access to instructors and teaching associates
  • Proactive and frequent student check-ins to make sure no student gets lost
  • Breakout rooms for group collaboration and one-on-one support 
  • Interactive polls, games and competitions


  • Early Registration: $1,100 per day (register at least 14 days in advance)
  • Standard Registration: $1,250 per day
  • Group rates available
  • Discounts offered to existing clients

Daily Outlines

Fundamental Concepts:

  • Generally accepted accounting principles
  • Matching principle
  • Historical cost vs. fair value
  • A= L+ E
  • Three-statement relationships
  • Footnotes

Balance Sheet:

  • Assets and liabilities (detailed discussion of flow and terms)
  • Debt features and terms
  • Introduction of related period expenses (depreciation, amortization, interest expense, etc.)
  • Equity (detailed discussion of flow and terms)

Income Statement:

  • Income statement (detailed discussion of flow and terms)
  • EBIT
  • Relationships with the balance sheet

Supporting Information:

  • Footnotes and management’s discussion

Evening Assignment:

  • Optional exercises to reinforce learning objectives: self-paced

Advanced Income Statement:

  • Revenue recognition
  • Unusual items
  • Interest expense and capitalized interest
  • Discontinued Operations
  • Restructuring Charges
  • EPS including primers on options and convertible securities

Cash Flow Statement:

  • Mechanics and flow
  • Detailed construction

Other Topics:

  • Sources of public information
  • Ratio analysis and case study
  • Normalizing results – an introduction

Evening Assignment:

  • Ratio analysis: optional, self-paced

Advanced Topics:

  • Leases (finance vs. operating)
  • Income taxes (deferred taxes, effective rates and related considerations)
  • M&A Inter-corporate investments (equity method and non-controlling interests)
  • Stock-based compensation
  • M&A purchase accounting


9:00 am to 5:00 pm each day


Advanced Accounting (Days 2-3) assumes a basic knowledge of financial accounting. Interpreting Financial Statements (Day 1) will fulfill this requirement.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations up to 14 days before the workshop will receive a full refund. Cancellations within 14 days of a course will not be refunded. TTS reserve the right, at its sole discretion, to cancel a course. If TTS cancels a course, payments are refunded in full.

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