In this Cash Flow Cycles and Analysis course, we look at how companies manage their cash flow. We will explore both the operating cash flow cycle and the investing cash flow cycle.
We use real-world examples to calculate a company’s working capital funding gap. Then we will go over important strategies companies can use to optimize their working capital accounts.
From there we will look at the longer-term investments such as sustaining or expansionary capital expenditures. We will assess the payback time on a project and look at the return on investment.
In the end, we’ll combine what we learned and produce a cash flow statement to compare key metrics such as net income, EBITDA, cash flow from operations, and free cash flow.
Throughout the course, we’ll be looking at things from both the lender’s perspective and the borrower’s perspective so you’ll have a full picture as a complete credit analyst of how to forecast and optimize cash flow for a business.
Upon completing this course, you will be able to:
This Cash Flow Cycles and Analysis course is perfect for any aspiring credit analysts working in insurance, underwriting, rating agencies, commercial lending, corporate credit analysis, and other areas of credit evaluation.
Cash Flow Cycles and Analysis is a core course of CFI’s credit analyst certification program. For beginners to advanced users, this program is designed to help you become a world-class credit analyst.
7 courses from beginner to intermediate level.01 Optional
16 courses from beginner to intermediate level.02 Required
17 courses in advanced and intermediate levels.03 Required
Submit your CBCA™ checklist and order your certificate.04 Required
Get access to the Global Corporate Finance Society.05 Optional
Commercial Banking & Credit Analyst (CBCA)™ courses are offered 100% online, allowing you the flexibility to start the Commercial Banking & Credit Analyst (CBCA)™ program anytime and learn when it’s most convenient for you.
The program is a part of the All Access Subscription, which includes all programs and courses.
CFI courses are designed by instructors with over 21 years of financial analyst training experience.