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Fail Proof Your Investment Portfolio 

Learn how to avoid investment traps and interpret financial statements with the CEO of an MAS-registered fund management company, Melvin Tan. 

Up to 70% Course Fee Subsidies  & SkillsFuture Credit Eligible

Accredited by the Institute of Banking and Finance (IBF)

Top Trainers who are Veterans in their Fields

Course Overview

Join Melvin in this course to learn how to identify the various methods a company may use to dress up their financial weak points and develop a framework to reliably evaluate a company's profitability.

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What
You'll 
Learn

Join Melvin in this comprehensive 23-hour course to learn modern principles and techniques of value investing that can be applied in today’s uncertain global market.

Course Title:

Detecting Anomalies in Financial
Statements

Course Reference Number:

TGS-2020508079

Mode of Delivery:

Face-to-face Session | 23 Hours

Weekday & Weekend classes

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Understand Types & Structure of Financial Statements and Types of Financial Data

  • Understand the structure of financial statements

  • Understand types of financial data and how it fits into financial statements

  • Understand audit opinion

2

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Understand and calculate ratios for assessing entity's growth, profitability and cashflow quality

  • Types of competitive advantage

  • Porter’s Five Forces

3

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Understand and calculate ratios for assessing entity's financial position

  • Growth Drivers

  • Identifying Potential Risks

4

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Analyse entity's financials to validate accuracy

  • Identify anomalies in financial statements

5

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Analyse entity's financials to validate accuracy

  • Understand impact of relevant accounting standards on financial statements

The Training Provider
Unicorn Financial Solutions

Established in 2011, Unicorn Financial Solutions is Singapore's leading independently owned
financial solutions provider.

> $0.5 bil. assets

Under advice and management

12,000 Clients

served

10 years

of service experience

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Certification

Participants who complete the course and all required assessments will receive a Certificate of Completion by the Approved Training Provider.

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Who Should Attend

  • Intermediate investors looking to enhance their portfolio

  • Financial consultants

  • Anyone interested in understanding how to analyse financial statements

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Pre-Requisites

  • Basic reading and writing skills

  • Basic computer skills (typing, downloading and opening files, operating Zoom, etc)

Reviews by our Graduates

What we learnt was very informative and not something you can just Google. There were quizzes and group discussions to make the online learning experience very engaging.

Ang Keng Wee

Graduate, 2020

I learnt more about the fundamentals of selecting a company. It also gives me more conviction about the kind of research done before considering investments.

Sherene Lua

Graduate, 2020

The course taught me how to choose companies to invest in with insight and confidence. I now have my own company watchlist based on the concepts learnt.

Keef Wong

Graduate, 2020

Course Fee & Subsidies
  • Weekend Classes
    Coming Soon!
  • Weekend Classes
    Coming Soon!
  • Company Sponsored
    SINGAPOREANS AGE 40 & ABOVE After 70% Subsidies: $532.00 SINGAPOREANS AGE 21-39 & PRs After 50% Subsidies: $812.00 *Companies eligible to submit claims for company-sponsored participants include Singapore-based financial Institutions regulated by MAS (licensed or exempt from licensing by MAS) and FinTech firms certified by Singapore FinTech Association (Terms and Conditions apply). SkillsFuture Credit cannot be used to co-fund the programme fees of company-sponsored training programmes.
  • Individual Sponsored
    SINGAPOREANS AGE 40 & ABOVE After 70% Subsidies: $532.00 SINGAPOREANS AGE 21-39 & PRs After 50% Subsidies: $812.00
  • Individual Sponsored
    SINGAPOREANS AGE 40 & ABOVE After 70% Subsidies: $760.00 SINGAPOREANS AGE 21-39 & PRs After 50% Subsidies: $1,160.00
  • Company Sponsored
    SINGAPOREANS AGE 40 & ABOVE After 70% Subsidies: $760.00 SINGAPOREANS AGE 21-39 & PRs After 50% Subsidies: $1,160.00 *Companies eligible to submit claims for company-sponsored participants include Singapore-based financial Institutions regulated by MAS (licensed or exempt from licensing by MAS) and FinTech firms certified by Singapore FinTech Association (Terms and Conditions apply). SkillsFuture Credit cannot be used to co-fund the programme fees of company-sponsored training programmes.
  • Company Sponsored
    SINGAPOREANS AGE 40 & ABOVE After 70% Subsidies: $608.00 SINGAPOREANS AGE 21-39 & PRs After 50% Subsidies: $928.00 *Companies eligible to submit claims for company-sponsored participants include Singapore-based financial Institutions regulated by MAS (licensed or exempt from licensing by MAS) and FinTech firms certified by Singapore FinTech Association (Terms and Conditions apply). SkillsFuture Credit cannot be used to co-fund the programme fees of company-sponsored training programmes.
  • Individual Sponsored
    SINGAPOREANS AGE 40 & ABOVE After 70% Subsidies: $608.00 SINGAPOREANS AGE 21-39 & PRs After 50% Subsidies: $928.00
  • Singaporeans Age 21-39 or SG PR
    Digital Photography with Smartphones After 50% Subsidies: $232.00 (incl. GST) Videography Techniques for Social Media Platforms After 50% Subsidies: $319.00 (incl. GST) Total Payable Course Fee: $551.00
  • Singaporeans Age 40 & Above
    Digital Photography with Smartphones After 70% Subsidies: $152.00 (incl. GST) Videography Techniques for Social Media Platforms After 70% Subsidies: $209.00 (incl. GST) Total Payable Course Fee: $361.00
  • Company Sponsored (Enhanced Training Support for SME)
    SINGAPOREANS AGE 40 & ABOVE After 70% Subsidies: $418.00 SINGAPOREANS AGE 21-39 & PRs After 90% Subsidies: $418.00
  • Self-Sponsored
    SINGAPOREANS AGE 40 & ABOVE After 90% Subsidies: $418.00 (incl. GST) SINGAPOREANS AGE 21-39 & PRs After 70% Subsidies: $638.00 (incl. GST)
  • Company Sponsored (Non-SME)
    SINGAPOREANS AGE 40 & ABOVE After 90% Subsidies: $418.00 SINGAPOREANS AGE 21-39 & PRs After 70% Subsidies: $638.00
  • Company Sponsored (Non-SME)
    SINGAPOREANS AGE 40 & ABOVE After 70% Subsidies: $1223.80 SINGAPOREANS AGE 21-39 & PRs After 50% Subsidies: $801.80
  • Company Sponsored (Enhanced Training Support for SME)
    SINGAPOREANS AGE 40 & ABOVE After 70% Subsidies: $801.80 SINGAPOREANS AGE 21-39 & PRs After 70% Subsidies: $801.80
  • Self-Sponsored
    SINGAPOREANS AGE 40 & ABOVE After 70% Subsidies: $801.80 (incl. GST) SINGAPOREANS AGE 21-39 & PRs After 50% Subsidies: $1223.80 (incl. GST)
  • Self-Sponsored
    SINGAPOREANS AGE 40 & ABOVE After 70% Subsidies: $456.00 (incl. GST) SINGAPOREANS AGE 21-39 & PRs After 50% Subsidies: $696.00 (incl. GST)
  • Company Sponsored (Enhanced Training Support for SME)
    SINGAPOREANS AGE 40 & ABOVE After 70% Subsidies: $456.00 SINGAPOREANS AGE 21-39 & PRs After 70% Subsidies: $456.00
  • Company Sponsored (Non-SME)
    SINGAPOREANS AGE 40 & ABOVE After 70% Subsidies: $456.00 SINGAPOREANS AGE 21-39 & PRs After 50% Subsidies: $696.00
  • What is the class schedule like?
    Total training hours for this course is 24 hours. We have both weekend and weekday classes available. Please chat with our customer service to find out more about the upcoming schedules available.
  • Do I get a certificate after completing the course?
    Yes, you will be able to receive a Certificate of Completion issued by the Training Provider.
  • What is the class size?
    We hold up to 24 pax each class, to ensure each participant has a chance to interact with the trainers.
  • Is the course fee subsidised?
    Singaporeans and Singapore PRs are eligible for the IBF subsidy up to 90%.
  • What is the mode of the training?
    This course is fully conducted online over Zoom.
  • I have registered, what's next?
    Thank you for your registration! You will receive an order confirmation right after you sign up and pay. 1. You will receive a reminder and be added into a class WhatsApp group 2 weeks before the start of your class. 2. Take the 2 weeks to complete course fee payment through SkillsFuture Credit or Paynow/Bank transfer. 3. You are ready to go, See you in class!
  • What do I need to prepare during the class?
    It is advisable to prepare 2 devices to use during the class (Computer, Laptop or Handphone) so that you can easily navigate between Zoom and learning materials.
  • How is the course fee paid?
    This course is SkillsFuture Credit Eligible, you may also choose to pay through Paynow/Bank Transfer.
  • I don’t have any background or experience in Social Media Marketing, can I still join this course?
    Yes, this course is designed for beginners! We will teach you how to set up social media marketing campaigns from the ground up.
  • Registration fee?
    We will collect a $30 registration fee to reserve a spot for you, which this registration fee will be refunded to you upon completion of the course.
  • Weekend Classes
    Face-to-Face Sessions 9am-6pm 14 Oct, 21 Oct, 28 Oct (OA) Note: OA refers to Oral Assessment.
  • Weekday Classes
    Face-to-Face 9am-6pm 15 Nov, 16 Nov, 17 Nov (OA) Note: OA refers to Oral Assessment. 9am-6pm 6 Dec, 7 Dec, 8 Dec (OA) Note: OA refers to Oral Assessment.
  • Weekend Classes
    Coming Soon!
  • Weekday Classes
    Coming Soon!
  • Weekday Classes
    Coming Soon!
  • Weekend Classes
    Coming Soon!
  • What do I need to prepare during the class?
    It is advisable to prepare 2 devices to use during the class (Computer, Laptop or Handphone) so that you can easily navigate between Zoom and learning materials.
  • I don’t have any background or experience in investing, can I still join this course?
    This course is designed for beginner and intermediate investors. Value investing is an investment strategy that involves picking stocks that appear to be trading for less than their intrinsic or book value.
  • I have registered, what's next?
    Thank you for your registration! You will receive an order confirmation right after you sign up and pay. 1. You will receive a reminder and be added into a class WhatsApp group 2 weeks before the start of your class. 2. Take the 2 weeks to complete course fee payment through SkillsFuture Credit or Paynow/Bank transfer. 3. You are ready to go, See you in class!
  • What is the mode of the training?
    This course is fully conducted online over Zoom.
  • Is the course fee subsidised?
    Singaporeans and Singapore PRs are eligible for the IBF subsidy up to 70%.
  • What is the class size?
    We hold up to 24 pax each class, to ensure each participant has a chance to interact with the trainers.
  • What is the class schedule like?
    Total training hours for this course is 24 hours. We have both weekend and weekday classes available. Please chat with our customer service to find out more about the upcoming schedules available.
  • Registration fee?
    We will collect a $30 registration fee to reserve a spot for you, which this registration fee will be refunded to you upon completion of the course.
  • Do I get a certificate after completing the course?
    Yes, you will be able to receive a Certificate of Completion issued by the Training Provider.
  • How is the course fee paid?
    This course is SkillsFuture Credit Eligible, you may also choose to pay through Paynow/Bank Transfer.
Full Course Fee: $1,512.00 (W/ GST)
Up to 70% Course Fee Subsidies Support
  • Singapore Citizens aged 40 years old and above will be eligible for 70% co-funding of direct training costs.

  • Singapore Citizens 21-39 years old and PR will be eligible for 50% subsidy.

SkillsFuture Credit Eligible
  • Singaporeans may use their SkillsFuture Credit to offset remaining fees.

  • The remaining payable fee can be offset with your SkillsFuture Credit.

Course Schedule
  • Weekend Classes
    Coming Soon!
  • Weekend Classes
    Coming Soon!
  • Company Sponsored
    SINGAPOREANS AGE 40 & ABOVE After 70% Subsidies: $532.00 SINGAPOREANS AGE 21-39 & PRs After 50% Subsidies: $812.00 *Companies eligible to submit claims for company-sponsored participants include Singapore-based financial Institutions regulated by MAS (licensed or exempt from licensing by MAS) and FinTech firms certified by Singapore FinTech Association (Terms and Conditions apply). SkillsFuture Credit cannot be used to co-fund the programme fees of company-sponsored training programmes.
  • Individual Sponsored
    SINGAPOREANS AGE 40 & ABOVE After 70% Subsidies: $532.00 SINGAPOREANS AGE 21-39 & PRs After 50% Subsidies: $812.00
  • Individual Sponsored
    SINGAPOREANS AGE 40 & ABOVE After 70% Subsidies: $760.00 SINGAPOREANS AGE 21-39 & PRs After 50% Subsidies: $1,160.00
  • Company Sponsored
    SINGAPOREANS AGE 40 & ABOVE After 70% Subsidies: $760.00 SINGAPOREANS AGE 21-39 & PRs After 50% Subsidies: $1,160.00 *Companies eligible to submit claims for company-sponsored participants include Singapore-based financial Institutions regulated by MAS (licensed or exempt from licensing by MAS) and FinTech firms certified by Singapore FinTech Association (Terms and Conditions apply). SkillsFuture Credit cannot be used to co-fund the programme fees of company-sponsored training programmes.
  • Company Sponsored
    SINGAPOREANS AGE 40 & ABOVE After 70% Subsidies: $608.00 SINGAPOREANS AGE 21-39 & PRs After 50% Subsidies: $928.00 *Companies eligible to submit claims for company-sponsored participants include Singapore-based financial Institutions regulated by MAS (licensed or exempt from licensing by MAS) and FinTech firms certified by Singapore FinTech Association (Terms and Conditions apply). SkillsFuture Credit cannot be used to co-fund the programme fees of company-sponsored training programmes.
  • Individual Sponsored
    SINGAPOREANS AGE 40 & ABOVE After 70% Subsidies: $608.00 SINGAPOREANS AGE 21-39 & PRs After 50% Subsidies: $928.00
  • Singaporeans Age 21-39 or SG PR
    Digital Photography with Smartphones After 50% Subsidies: $232.00 (incl. GST) Videography Techniques for Social Media Platforms After 50% Subsidies: $319.00 (incl. GST) Total Payable Course Fee: $551.00
  • Singaporeans Age 40 & Above
    Digital Photography with Smartphones After 70% Subsidies: $152.00 (incl. GST) Videography Techniques for Social Media Platforms After 70% Subsidies: $209.00 (incl. GST) Total Payable Course Fee: $361.00
  • Company Sponsored (Enhanced Training Support for SME)
    SINGAPOREANS AGE 40 & ABOVE After 70% Subsidies: $418.00 SINGAPOREANS AGE 21-39 & PRs After 90% Subsidies: $418.00
  • Self-Sponsored
    SINGAPOREANS AGE 40 & ABOVE After 90% Subsidies: $418.00 (incl. GST) SINGAPOREANS AGE 21-39 & PRs After 70% Subsidies: $638.00 (incl. GST)
  • Company Sponsored (Non-SME)
    SINGAPOREANS AGE 40 & ABOVE After 90% Subsidies: $418.00 SINGAPOREANS AGE 21-39 & PRs After 70% Subsidies: $638.00
  • Company Sponsored (Non-SME)
    SINGAPOREANS AGE 40 & ABOVE After 70% Subsidies: $1223.80 SINGAPOREANS AGE 21-39 & PRs After 50% Subsidies: $801.80
  • Company Sponsored (Enhanced Training Support for SME)
    SINGAPOREANS AGE 40 & ABOVE After 70% Subsidies: $801.80 SINGAPOREANS AGE 21-39 & PRs After 70% Subsidies: $801.80
  • Self-Sponsored
    SINGAPOREANS AGE 40 & ABOVE After 70% Subsidies: $801.80 (incl. GST) SINGAPOREANS AGE 21-39 & PRs After 50% Subsidies: $1223.80 (incl. GST)
  • Self-Sponsored
    SINGAPOREANS AGE 40 & ABOVE After 70% Subsidies: $456.00 (incl. GST) SINGAPOREANS AGE 21-39 & PRs After 50% Subsidies: $696.00 (incl. GST)
  • Company Sponsored (Enhanced Training Support for SME)
    SINGAPOREANS AGE 40 & ABOVE After 70% Subsidies: $456.00 SINGAPOREANS AGE 21-39 & PRs After 70% Subsidies: $456.00
  • Company Sponsored (Non-SME)
    SINGAPOREANS AGE 40 & ABOVE After 70% Subsidies: $456.00 SINGAPOREANS AGE 21-39 & PRs After 50% Subsidies: $696.00
  • What is the class schedule like?
    Total training hours for this course is 24 hours. We have both weekend and weekday classes available. Please chat with our customer service to find out more about the upcoming schedules available.
  • Do I get a certificate after completing the course?
    Yes, you will be able to receive a Certificate of Completion issued by the Training Provider.
  • What is the class size?
    We hold up to 24 pax each class, to ensure each participant has a chance to interact with the trainers.
  • Is the course fee subsidised?
    Singaporeans and Singapore PRs are eligible for the IBF subsidy up to 90%.
  • What is the mode of the training?
    This course is fully conducted online over Zoom.
  • I have registered, what's next?
    Thank you for your registration! You will receive an order confirmation right after you sign up and pay. 1. You will receive a reminder and be added into a class WhatsApp group 2 weeks before the start of your class. 2. Take the 2 weeks to complete course fee payment through SkillsFuture Credit or Paynow/Bank transfer. 3. You are ready to go, See you in class!
  • What do I need to prepare during the class?
    It is advisable to prepare 2 devices to use during the class (Computer, Laptop or Handphone) so that you can easily navigate between Zoom and learning materials.
  • How is the course fee paid?
    This course is SkillsFuture Credit Eligible, you may also choose to pay through Paynow/Bank Transfer.
  • I don’t have any background or experience in Social Media Marketing, can I still join this course?
    Yes, this course is designed for beginners! We will teach you how to set up social media marketing campaigns from the ground up.
  • Registration fee?
    We will collect a $30 registration fee to reserve a spot for you, which this registration fee will be refunded to you upon completion of the course.
  • Weekend Classes
    Face-to-Face Sessions 9am-6pm 14 Oct, 21 Oct, 28 Oct (OA) Note: OA refers to Oral Assessment.
  • Weekday Classes
    Face-to-Face 9am-6pm 15 Nov, 16 Nov, 17 Nov (OA) Note: OA refers to Oral Assessment. 9am-6pm 6 Dec, 7 Dec, 8 Dec (OA) Note: OA refers to Oral Assessment.
  • Weekend Classes
    Coming Soon!
  • Weekday Classes
    Coming Soon!
  • Weekday Classes
    Coming Soon!
  • Weekend Classes
    Coming Soon!
  • What do I need to prepare during the class?
    It is advisable to prepare 2 devices to use during the class (Computer, Laptop or Handphone) so that you can easily navigate between Zoom and learning materials.
  • I don’t have any background or experience in investing, can I still join this course?
    This course is designed for beginner and intermediate investors. Value investing is an investment strategy that involves picking stocks that appear to be trading for less than their intrinsic or book value.
  • I have registered, what's next?
    Thank you for your registration! You will receive an order confirmation right after you sign up and pay. 1. You will receive a reminder and be added into a class WhatsApp group 2 weeks before the start of your class. 2. Take the 2 weeks to complete course fee payment through SkillsFuture Credit or Paynow/Bank transfer. 3. You are ready to go, See you in class!
  • What is the mode of the training?
    This course is fully conducted online over Zoom.
  • Is the course fee subsidised?
    Singaporeans and Singapore PRs are eligible for the IBF subsidy up to 70%.
  • What is the class size?
    We hold up to 24 pax each class, to ensure each participant has a chance to interact with the trainers.
  • What is the class schedule like?
    Total training hours for this course is 24 hours. We have both weekend and weekday classes available. Please chat with our customer service to find out more about the upcoming schedules available.
  • Registration fee?
    We will collect a $30 registration fee to reserve a spot for you, which this registration fee will be refunded to you upon completion of the course.
  • Do I get a certificate after completing the course?
    Yes, you will be able to receive a Certificate of Completion issued by the Training Provider.
  • How is the course fee paid?
    This course is SkillsFuture Credit Eligible, you may also choose to pay through Paynow/Bank Transfer.

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