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Business Analysis for Investment

Undergraduate | CUR-BAN25 | 2024

Sift through financial statements and learn how to identify useful information. Use the trusted techniques that professionals wield to analyse financial data. Understand how risk analysis reports are put together, and learn about forecasting and valuation.

Study method
100% online
Subject may require attendance
Enrol by
18 Aug 2024
Entry requirements
Prior study needed
13 weeks
Start dates
26 Aug 2024

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Business Analysis for Investment

About this subject

  • At the completion of this subject students will be able to:

    1. understand the conceptual framework within which financial statements are analysed and interpreted
    2. explain the role played by financial statement analysis in the functioning of an efficient capital market GC1
    3. critically analyse the quality of a company’s financial reports and other information about the company to understand the true performance, value and future prospects of a firm
    4. create a financial model of a firm for valuation and risk analysis purposes

Entry requirements

Prior study

You must either have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject, or currently be enrolled in the following subject(s) in a prior study period; or enrol in the following subject(s) to study prior to this subject:

Please note that your enrolment in this subject is conditional on successful completion of these prerequisite subject(s). If you study the prerequisite subject(s) in the study period immediately prior to studying this subject, your result for the prerequisite subject(s) will not be finalised prior to the close of enrolment. In this situation, should you not complete your prerequisite subject(s) successfully you should not continue with your enrolment in this subject. If you are currently enrolled in the prerequisite subject(s) and believe you may not complete these all successfully, it is your responsibility to reschedule your study of this subject to give you time to re-attempt the prerequisite subject(s).

Additional requirements

No additional requirements

Study load

0.125 EFTSL
This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.

Equivalent full time study load (EFTSL) is one way to calculate your study load. One (1.0) EFTSL is equivalent to a full-time study load for one year.

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