Free online course training

We make small extracts from our finance course training available online free of charge.

Most professionals who are in legal, accounting or other professional practice are required to complete a minimum number of hours’ CPD (Continuing Professional Development) training per year, with CPD requirements determined by their professional body.

Depending on the CPD requirements of your professional body you may be able to credit the time spent studying the course material below against your CPD obligations.

Financial analysis

This free course module was created for a London law firm and is designed to improve and check your understanding of businesses’ accounts. It considers key line items on the financial statements, examining the links between the statements, and concludes with an 8 question multi-choice quiz. It starts by looking at the key financial statements (profit and loss, balance sheet and cash flow) in company accounts.

Debt free cash free: valuation course training

This CPD course explains the role of debt free cash free valuations in the sale and purchase of businesses. The material is of interest to accountants, lawyers, principals, finance executives, bankers and other advisors dealing with the purchase and sale of businesses. The course concludes with a multi-choice interactive online quiz. The CPD training course can be found here: debt free cash free valuation course.

Private equity

This course extract is designed for lawyers, accountants, bankers, principals, advisers and support staff who are dealing with private equity firms and want to know more about what private equity firms do, how they operate and how they make money. The course takes about an hour to complete and concludes with a 15 question interactive quiz. This CPD course can be found here: free introduction to private equity course.

Online Excel financial modelling training

These free extracts from our financial modelling course training give delegates the opportunity to look at the correct use of Excel in modelling investment appraisal (= Excel financial maths), the application of Excel formulas in modelling, together with Excel shortcuts and VBA macros.

CPD training courses

These free CPD course extracts are not explicitly accredited for CPD points with any particular professional body. For details of FTA’s accountancy, finance and law CPD courses, please see our list of CPD courses.