Introduction To Credit Analysis

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Credit Analysis is an analytical tool for measuring and understanding a borrowing entity’s ability to repay its loans as agreed from cash.

This course examines credit analysis techniques that can be used to measure, understand, and interpret a borrower’s cash sources for operations and repaying a loan.What You'll Learn:This presentation provides an overview of the general parameters of various operating outcomes that can be determined through basic analysis of the balance sheet and income statement of an operating business.

By attending this program, participants will be able to:
  • Understand how credit analysis can be used to measure, understand and interpret an entity’s cash generation and dissemination capabilities
  • Recognize the metrics created from credit analysis that can be predictive of a company’s ability to repay its operating costs and loans
  • Identify various components of credit analysis, including liquidity, leverage, operating, coverage and break-even analysis
  • Use different credit analysis calculations and understand how each is performed mathematically
Course Content:
  • Liquidity Analysis, including an explanation of why liquidity is important to an enterprise
  • Discussion of the effects different amounts of liquidity can have on an enterprise
  • Definition and demonstration of the current and quick ratios, and cash conversion cycle
  • Leverage Analysis, including explanation of why enterprises need leverage to operate, and the concepts of short term and long term debt financing
  • Discussion of the effects different amounts of leverage can have on an enterprise
  • Definition and demonstration if the leverage ratio
  • Operating Analysis, including an explanation of why analyzing operating performance of an enterprise is important
  • Discussion of the different effects efficient and inefficient operating performance can have on the health and long term survival of an enterprise
  • Definition and explanation of the four ratios that analyze or interpret the operating performance of an enterprise
About Your Presenter

Charles Green serves as Managing Director of the Small Business Finance Institute, a commercial lender training company with almost 50 years of experience in funding small businesses.

Green has written extensively about business financing, including Banker’s Guide to New Small Business Finance (Wiley, 2014), Get Financing Now (McGraw-Hill, 2012) and bestselling The SBA Loan Book 3rd Edition (Adams Media, 2011). He earned a B.S. Finance from the University of Alabama, a diploma from the Stonier National Graduate School of Banking and completed Executive Education at Harvard Business School. Earlier in his career, he founded and served as President and CEO of Sunrise Bank of Atlanta.
Introduction To Credit Analysis
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