Understanding the Language of Investing

Seminar Fee: $35* / *Early bird price valid until 22 November 2018 (U.P. $40)

This seminar is specially designed for investors in Singapore with little or no prior knowledge of investing. This seminar outlines the fundamentals of investing – understanding annual reports, financial statements and using these data to conduct a simple valuation on the company to derive its fair value estimate. Participants will, after this course, feel more comfortable when analysing a company for investment purposes. This seminar seeks to provide the necessary tools to begin your investing journey. The seminar will include short case examples and real life illustrations which will help reinforce the learning concepts and outcomes.

Seminar Outline

Part 1: Understanding Annual Reports & Financial Statements

  • How to read annual reports
  • Understanding income statements
  • Understanding balance sheets
  • Understanding cashflow statements
  • Return on assets & return on equity

Part 2: Valuation Methodology

  • Introduction
  • Price to Earnings model
  • Price to Book model
  • Enterprise Value Model
  • Discounted Cashflow (DCF) Model
  • Valuation Case Study Example


Trainer’s Profile

Goh Tee Leng is the Portfolio Manager of Heritage Global Capital Fund, having over five years of experience in the financial marketsand author of InvestingNook.com. He is also the Director at Tat Hwa Group, a privately-held, family-owned investment holding and management company, serving as the foundation of the Group’s umbrella of companies and subsidiaries. Additionally, he is a frequent speaker at investment conferences held by SGX, RHB and CIMB, and his investment-related articles have been published internationally. Tee Leng graduated with a BSc (Hons.) Economics degree from University College London (UCL).


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.


Register online and make payment via credit card by clicking on the “Register” button.

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
    Thu, 29 Nov 18
  • Time
    07:00 PM - 10:00 PM
  • Status
  • Address
    Academy 1 and 2, 2 Shenton Way, SGX Centre 1
  • S$35
    Online Registration Closed*
    Call (65) 6011 8922 to check availability.