National Association of Credit Management


Financial Statement Analysis 2: Credit and Risk Assessment
06/07/2014 - 06/11/2014
Credit Congress in Orlando - Orlando
Certificate Sessions


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Financial Statement Analysis 2: Credit and Risk Assessment

About the Program

This intermediate financial analysis program has been designed for credit analysts and managers seeking a comprehensive understanding of a company's total operating performance and financial condition as well what's behind the numbers in financial reports. It is designed to improve the credit professional's ability to analyze and interpret financial statements leading to quality credit risk assessment. The program gives equal weight to the process of financial reporting, the analysis and interpretation of financial statements and the steps required to write a quality credit line recommendation.

Program Instructor

George A. Schnupp, CCE, the 2008 National Credit Executive of the Year, is the Global Director of Credit at Anixter Inc. With over 29 years of experience in the credit profession, he has implemented various PC-based credit processes, eliminating numerous routine repetitive tasks performed by credit personnel. Mr. Schnupp is an instructor for NACM Midwest (Chicago Institute of Credit), William Rainey Harper College and NACM-National. He has taught Principles of Business Credit, Financial Accounting, Financial Statement Analysis I, Financial Statements: Interpretation and Credit Risk Assessment and Essentials of Finance. He is an alumnus of the NACM Graduate School of Credit & Financial Management and author of the course material for the CCE Prep Course. He was also a core contributor to the Principles of Business Credit textbook used in the Credit Administration Program (CAP). Mr. Schnupp has served on numerous national committees, including the Accreditation and Education Committees. He continues to serve on the national CAP Instructors Committee and is the Chairman of the Advanced Credit Administration Program Instructors Committee. In addition to being honored as the 2008 National Credit Executive of the Year, he was named the NACM/Robert Half Finance & Accounting and Accountemps Instructor of the Year in 2000 and the NACM Midwest Credit Executive of the Year.

Program Prerequisites

In order to participate actively and gain the most from this course, students will need to join this class with a firm understanding of accounting concepts. Also, although it is recommended that Financial Statement Analysis I be completed prior to this course, it is not a requirement.

Program Overview

This program satisfies the intermediate course requirement for the Certified Credit & Risk Analyst (CCRA) designation. It is also an excellent preparatory class for the Certified Credit Executive (CCE) designation exam. Using the textbook, Financial Reporting and Analysis - Custom Edition, by Charles H. Gibson, and classroom case studies/exercisers, participants will receive in-depth exposure to:

  • Margins
  • Asset Turnover
  • Financing: Debt and Equity
  • Return on Equity
  • Return on Assets
  • Cash Profits versus Accounting Profits Cash Flow Analysis
  • Cash Flow Analysis
  • Investments: Short-and Long-term
  • Fixed Assets and Depreciation
  • Receivables
  • Inventories
  • Cost of Goods Sold
  • Ratio, Trending Analysis & Common Sizing
  • Credit Risk Assessment & Documentation

General Information

The Certificate Sessions are conducted at the NACM headquarters located in Columbia, MD. Find out how you can complete an NACM Certification Program requirement in one week.

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