Subject details

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

  1. describe and apply the basic techniques of financial statement analysis
  2. identify and utilise value-relevant information from the financial statements
  3. explain the role played by financial statement analysis in the functioning of an efficient capital market
  4. apply established requirements for analysing financial statement information for forecasting, valuation and risk analysis purposes.
    • Financial Statement Analysis: An Introduction
    • Financial Reporting Mechanics & Standard
    • Understanding Income Statements & Balance Sheets
    • Understanding Cash-Flow Statements
    • Financial Analysis Techniques & Applications
    • Financial Reporting Quality
    • Inventories
    • Long-Lived Assets
    • Valuation 1
    • Valuation 2
  • Study resources

    • Instructional methods

      • Online Quizzes/Tests
      • Online assignment submission
      • Standard Media
    • Online materials

      • Resources and Links
      • Online Assessment

You must have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject:

CUR-BAN23-Introduction to Finance Principles

Special requirements

No special requirements

Introduction to the financial statement analysis, understanding financial statements and supplementary information, financial analysis techniques and applications, evaluating financial reporting quality, analysis of financial statement for forecasting, valuation and risk analysis purposes.

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  • Assignment (25%)
  • Invigilated Exam (45%)
  • Mid-study period test (30%)

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  • Major in Economics
  • Major in Finance
  • Major in Information Systems
  • Major in Marketing
  • Co-Major in Advertising (this Co-Major is currently in teach-out)
  • Co-Major in Economics (for Finance students)
  • Co-Major in Economics (not for Finance students)
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  • Co-Major in Finance (for Economics students)
  • Co-Major in Information Systems
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