Financial ratios and why they matter to your business

Learn about the calculation and interpretation of financial ratios.

Time frame: 60 mins

Learning objectives for participants:

  • calculate key financial ratios and understand the meaning of the calculations
  • interpret the results to become better managers


  • How profitable is my business?
  • How do my profits compare to the industry?
  • What’s the trend in my profits?
  • How quickly are we growing?
  • Can we pay the bills?
  • Can we pay the bank?
  • Am I getting a return on my investment?


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