A Guide To Financial Statements

Seminar Fee: $35*/ *Early bird price valid until 20 May 2019 (U.P. $40)

A Fun and Engaging Seminar for Investors in Singapore

This seminar is specially designed for investors in Singapore with little or no prior knowledge of accounting and finance. Simple terms and explanations will be used to facilitate each and every participant’s learning journey at this seminar. This seminar outlines the basics of financial reporting, financial analysis, investment decision making, cash management and planning for value growth. Participants will, after this course, feel more comfortable when faced with a set of financial statements. This seminar seeks to provide an overview of what financial statements are all about – their uses, structure, format and contents in a company setting.This is a highly interactive seminar which will include plenty of short case examples and real life illustrations which will help reinforce the learning concepts and outcomes.

Seminar Outline:

  1. Making Sense of the Financials in Annual Reports
  2. Analysing a Company’s Profitability using the Income Statement
  3. Measuring a Company’s Staying Power with the Balance Sheet
  4. Tracking Cash with the Statement of Cash Flow
  5. Using Financial Ratios to Pinpoint Investments
  6. Ten Things to Look at When Analysing a Company
  7. Movie Time – “Anatomy of a Business Failure”
  8. Quiz Time – “Who Wants to be a Finance Genius”

Trainer’s Profile:

Mr. S. S. Sandhu FCA, CPA has extensive experience working within the financial markets sector in Asia. He has deep technical knowledge covering listed companies, multinationals, initial public offerings and mergers and acquisitions due diligence gained over 18 years at PricewaterhouseCoopers. He was also the CFO of one of the largest financial institutions in Singapore. He is both a Fellow Chartered Accountant and a Certified Public Accountant and has provided advisory services to many public listed companies, multinationals and government-linked companies on the development of financial reporting standards and changes in regulatory environment. Mr. Sandhu is a highly sought after speaker at financial seminars and courses around the world and has authored and contributed many publications on corporate governance, risk management and international accounting standards. He is highly rated by participants who have attended his programs. He is particularly well-known for his ability to translate complex and difficult financial concepts into plain language, and the use of real life experiences, easy to understand illustrations and case studies to help the candidate’s ability to understand finance and accounting. He adopts a highly interactive approach in his workshops which makes learning both fun and memorable.

Contact Us

For further enquiries, please email register@sgxacademy.com or call 6327-5438.
(Operating Hours: 9.00am to 5.00pm)

Terms and Conditions


Singapore Exchange reserves the right to make changes to the time, date, syllabus, speakers, venue or cancel the course if warranted by circumstances beyond its control.

Cancellation and Transfer Policy

Cancellation for a registration must be made in writing at least 10 business days before the event and a refund (less a 10% administrative fee of total course fee) will be made. No refunds will be given for cancellations received less than 10 business days prior to the event. All requests for replacement must be made in writing at least 3 business days prior to the event.


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Alternatively, you may wish to make payment by cheque, made payable to “SGX Academy Secretariat“. Please mail your cheque to the following address:

SGX Academy Secretariat
160 Robinson Road
SBF Center
Singapore 068914

Please provide your name, email, contact number, event title and date on the reverse side of the cheque. Enrolment is contingent upon receipt by Singapore Exchange of full payment and availability of space in the event. A confirmation note will be sent via email 10 business days before the seminar/course commences.

Event Details
    • Beginner
  • Start Date
    Mon, 27 May 19
  • Time
    07:00 PM - 10:00 PM
  • Status
  • Address
    Academy 1 and 2, 2 Shenton Way, SGX Centre 1
  • S$40
    Online Registration Closed*
    Call (65) 6011 8922 to check availability.