Assessing Drivers of Business Growth Overview
Understanding the key drivers of a business' growth is vital to determining the company's debt capacity and its ability to fulfill debt with its cash flows. This helps credit analysts make sound credit decisions. In this Assessing Drivers of Business Growth course, we will look at the overall framework for assessing business growth including analyzing the external economy, the industry, and the company itself.
We will explore the commonly used tools by credit analysts to perform analyses on various aspects of a company and summarize the external and internal factors impacting the business' growth. By the end of this course, you should feel comfortable determining whether a company is in good operational or financial condition.
Assessing Drivers of Business Growth Learning Objectives
Upon completing this course, you will be able to:
- Understand the framework for assessing corporate business growth
- Analyze the external economy that a company operates in using PESTEL analysis
- Analyze a company's industry by looking at Porter's five forces and the industry lifecycle
- Assess a company's lifecycle, risks, and competitive advantage
- Perform SWOT analysis to evaluate a company's internal and external environment
Assessing Drivers of Business Growth is a Required Course of CFI's CBCA® Program
CFI's Certified Banking & Credit Analyst (CBCA)® Program offers skills include credit evaluation, documentation, and review procedures. For beginners to advanced users, the CBCA® program is designed to help you become a world-class credit analyst.
Who Should Take This CBCA® Course?
This Assessing Drivers of Business Growth course is perfect for any aspiring credit analysts working in insurance, underwriting, rating agencies, commercial lending, corporate credit analysis, and other areas of credit evaluation.
- Skills Learned Financial Analysis, Credit Structuring, Risk Management
- Career Prep Commercial Banking, Credit Analyst, Private Lending
7 courses from beginner to intermediate level.01Optional
16 courses from beginner to intermediate level.02Required
11 courses in advanced and intermediate levels.03Optional
Submit your CBCA™ checklist and order your certificate.04Required
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Get access to the Global Corporate Finance Society.05Optional
How the Certification Works
Commercial Banking & Credit Analyst (CBCA)™ courses are offered 100% online, allowing you the flexibility to start the Commercial Banking & Credit Analyst (CBCA)™ program anytime and learn when it’s most convenient for you.
The program is a part of the All Access Subscription, which includes all programs and courses.
CFI courses are designed by instructors with over 21 years of financial analyst training experience.
Francine Fabiola PETATO TEWO
The subject is comprehensive and easy to comprehend.
CFI lectures continue to deliver top of the range clear, concise strategies, tools and techniques to analyze the external environment, industry and company as a whole. This is great skill set required by the credit analyst.