This five-day program will enhance your ability to understand financial reports, better communicate with financial officers in your organization, evaluate your unit's financial performance, and make sound financial decisions. The purpose of this course is to help those involved in finance, accounting interpret data from financial reports, including balance sheets, income statements, budgets, and divisional performance reports and make better business decisions based upon this information. Participants will be better able to communicate the financial goals and performances of their departments to outside sources. They will improve their understanding and be able to use financial language to communicate with others, including financial managers in their organizations. This course provides you with a working knowledge of the principles and practices of the financial management of companies and the financial analysis of leveraged buy-outs. It ensures that you acquire a sufficiently thorough understanding of the subject in order to be able to use the tools and techniques in an effective manner.