Course outline

As an Investor Relations practitioner, you know that your role impacts the value of shareholder capital. Fulfilling the role requires a clear understanding of financial statements, enabling you to interpret and translate them into a compelling narrative. Without understanding the numbers, you are not able to anticipate and respond to questions from analysts, investors, and the media. This half-day session, the first of a two-module course, assists those with only a rudimentary financial background to get to grips with the key elements of financial statements.


What will I gain?

  • Foundation knowledge of a set of company accounts
  • An introduction to financial jargon enabling you to respond to investors
  • The ability to identify which numbers are important to communicate your company’s narrative
  • The most frequently used financial and stock market ratios
  • A basic ability to discuss results with key stakeholders


Who should attend?

  • IROs with no formal accountancy training
  • Those wanting to understand how financial analysts and investors look at companies
  • Investor relations teams
  • Corporate communications teams


Note: while an accounting degree is not required, attendees should have a basic understanding of financial concepts.



  • 07 June 2024
  • 22 November 2024

Time: 09:00 - 12:00
Cost: R5,975.00 per delegate excl VAT
Venue: Virtual

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Please contact [email protected] to book. Please note that space is limited so please book as soon as possible in order to avoid disappointment.


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