- Required Textbooks
- Learning Objectives
- Who is This Program Built For?
- Benefits of the FASC
- How Does This Program Work?
- Sample Audio and Video Files
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This is a professional certification tailored to fit the schedules of busy professionals with 100% online learning platform and multimedia study materials. This platform includes audio interviews with industry experts, instructional videos covering the best practices, fundamentals and insights. Participants gain expertise in the effective use of Excel and other tools that are commonly used in financial analysis. Learn and master the fundamentals of finance by analyzing statement and begin to hone the skills necessary to compete for jobs in the modern financial sector.
These are the required textbooks for the FASC course. You can click the title to search purchase options through google.
- Financial Statements: A Step-by-Step Guide to Understanding and Creating Financial Reports by Thomas R. Ittelson. 2009. Career Press. (ISNB-13: 978-1601630230)
Understanding and Using Net Present Value, Pricing, Costing, Working Capital, Sensitivity Analysis and other tools and best practices as a financial analyst.
Understand how to Use, Interpret and Forecast Financial Statements (Balance Sheet, Income Statement, Cash Flow).
To be able to Perform Financial Analysis with the help of Ratio Analysis and Contribution and Margin Analysis.
To be able to Understand and Apply the Basic Principles of Accounting touching on Revenue Recognition and Income Determination.
Gain expertise in the use of Excel as a tool for Financial Analysis effectively.
Who is This Program Built For?
Financial analysts who want to better understand their industry and how they can progress forward within their own career
Financial Analyst Managers, consultants, advisors, or team leaders
Graduate students or students who are looking for continued education in financial analysis
Seasoned professionals looking to cross over and enter the financial analysis industry
Business professionals who have recently taken a position as part of a financial analysis team
Business Managers responsible for expanding their firm’s financial picture and expected to work with financial analysts
Financial professionals who want to better understand financial modeling.
Students who are looking for continuing education opportunities
Seasoned professionals looking for professional self-improvement training to get further into the financial modeling space
Professionals who have just taken a position as part of a financial modeling team
Benefits of the FASC
Learn about financial analyst fundamentals, industry terms, processes, models, ratios, and best practices in this in-demand field.
Add the Financial Analysis Specialist Certification (FASC) Designation to your resume and business cards, assuring employers that you are dedicated to working in the industry, focused on learning more about financial analysis and able to work more efficiently after being promoted or hired.
Speak the financial analysis language – Earning the Financial Analyst Specialist Certification (FASC) Designation assures that you can attend conferences, interviews and other networking events while being able to contribute to conversations and understand discussions about current events or trends within the industry. Our program will help you to understand the terms and implement the tactics and tools of leading financial analyst business professionals.
Lifetime Access to tools and multimedia financial analyst training resources found online within the Financial Analysis Specialist Certification (FASC) Program.
How Does This Program Work?
Sample Audio and Video Files
Sample Audio Interview with Cliff Thomas
Sample Video Module from FASC Classroom