Fundamentals of Cash Flow Statement and Corporate Governance
Free online course on cash flow statements, categories of cash flow statements, direct method and corporate governance.Publisher: NPTEL
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This free online course on fundamentals of cash flow statement and corporate governance will begin by introducing you to cash flow statements as the summary of cash flows (receipts and payments) during an accounting period. The types of cash flows which include operating cash flow, investing cash flow, and financing cash flow will also be covered in the course. The course will also introduce you to cash equivalents as short term and highly liquid investments, as well as how to use the direct method for operating activities.
This course will then discuss how to prepare a cash flow statement using Kesha Ltd as an example. The relevance of operating activities, investing activities, as well as financing activities will also be covered in this course. This course will then introduce you to corporate governance which is the collection of mechanisms, processes and relationships by which a company is controlled and managed.
Lastly, this course will teach you about governance structures and principles which identify the distribution of rights and responsibilities among different stakeholders in the company. The main principles of corporate governance which is transparency, accountability, trusteeship and ethics will also be covered. You will learn about the global models for corporate governance; ANGLO-US Model, Japanese-German Model and China Model. Start this course today and improve your knowledge on cash flow statement and corporate governance.Start Course Now
Cash Flow Statement
Cash Flow Statement - Learning Outcomes
Definition and Types of Cash Flow
Categories of Cash Flow Statement
Operating Activities by Direct Method
Preparation of Cash Flow Statement
Example of Cash Flow Statement
Cash Flow Statement - Lesson Summary
Corporate Governance - Learning Outcomes
Corporate Governance: Global Models
Corporate Governance: Enron Case
Corporate Governance - Lesson Summary
On successful completion of this course you will be able to:
- Define what is meant by a cash flow statement.
- Identify the different categories of cash flow statement.
- List the three different types of cash flow statements.
- Explain the direct method involved in operating activities.
- Outline the process of preparing a cash flow statement.
- Describe the meaning of the term corporate governance.
- Analyze the purpose of having corporate governance.
- List the main principles of corporate governance.
- Describe how a corporation is structured.
- Identify the issues that may arise in Corporate Governance.
- Discuss the advantage of market corporate control.
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