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Well done on completing Financial Statements Unlocked: How to Understand Corporate Finance and Financial Management, brought to you by Coventry University.

We have examined the overall purpose of each of the financial statements as well as their individual functions. You explored in detail the income statement, the statement of financial position and the cash flow statement. You also identified the relevance of preparing these statements or how important they are to the business.

In the final part of this course, you identified various categories of assets, liabilities and equity/capital. In addition, you have looked into the cash flow that indicates the liquidity position of the company. You should now be familiar with three key sections of the cash flow statement (ie cash flow from operation, cash flow from investing and cash flow from financing).

Importantly, you had the opportunity to apply these concepts in practice and interpret financial statements through an exercise.

We hope that you have enjoyed your learning journey to date and that you feel more confident in interpreting financial statements to make informed decisions.

Next steps

You can enhance your learning experience by following related courses, designed by Coventry University:

The next suggested course is How to Master Financial Statements: Financial Ratio Analysis and Interpretation.

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