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Analyzing Cash Flow Statements For Your Small Business

Chris Benjamin, Instructor, MBA and CFO

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16 Videos (45m)
    • Section 01a Analyze CF Stmts Course Introduction

    • Section 01b Analyze CF Stmts Instructor Introduction

    • Section 02a Analyze CF Stmts Introduction What To Know about CF Stmts

    • Section 02b Analyze CF Stmts Not An Intuitive Statement

    • Section 02c Analyze CF Stmts CF From Operations

    • Section 02d Analyze CF Stmts CF From Financing

    • Section 02e Analyze CF Stmts CF From Investing

    • Section 02f Analyze CF Stmts Reconciling

    • Section 03a Leverage Your Accounting Software

    • Section 03b More Detail is Better than Less

    • Section 03c Compare to Previous Periods

    • Section 03d Look for Efficiencies

    • Section 03e Increasing Cash Flow

    • Section 04a 10 Point Checklist

    • Section 04b Statement Of Cash Flow Review

    • Section 05a Course Conclusion


About This Class

Xing J says  “Chris definitely is a pro when it comes to financial analysis

Alex D says "The cash flow statement has definitely been a struggle for me in the past.  Now it all makes so much more sense.  Thank you for the clarity!"

As a business owner, cash flow is one of, if not THE, most important aspect of your company.  Cash is King as they say! Learn how to track your cash flow using the Statement of Cash Flows, and gain a better understanding of where the money is coming from and where it is going.

In this course we will go through an entire Statement of Cash Flows so you can understand each section.  Not just what is included, but how numbers are interpreted and why certain line items exist.  By the end of the course you will be an expert at reading cash flow statements!

By the end of this course, you will feel empowered and ahead of the pack!


Chris Benjamin, MBA & CFO is a seasoned professional with over 20 years experience in accounting and finance.  Having spent the first 10 years of my career in corporate settings with both large and small companies, I learned a lot about the accounting process, managing accounting departments, financial reporting, external reporting to board of directors and the Securities and Exchange Commission, and working with external auditors.  

The following 10+ years I decided to go into CFO Consulting, working with growing companies and bringing CFO level experience to companies.  I help implement proper best business practices in accounting and finance, consult on implementation of accounting systems, implementing accounting procedures, while also still fulfilling the CFO roll for many of my clients which includes financial reporting, auditing, working with investors, financial analysis and much more.  

Thank you for signing up for this course. I look forward to being your instructor for this course and many more!

Chris Benjamin, Instructor, CFO & MBA





Chris Benjamin

Instructor, MBA and CFO