Financial Statement Analysis and Modelling
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- 03 Apr 2023
- 18 Sep 2023
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On successful completion of this unit, you will be able to
- Prepare and explain the interrelationships between the three major financial statements.
- Critically assess a company’s historical financial performance using financial ratios and other analysis tools.
- Apply financial analysis skills to develop financial projections for a project or business.
- Construct and demonstrate proficiency in using spreadsheet based integrated financial models to solve a range of finance-based problems.
- A week-by-week guide to the topics you will explore in this subject will be provided in your study materials.
Pre-requisite Admission to GradCertFin (OUA) NCCW AFCP6019 Financial Statement Analysis and Modelling
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This unit equips students with financial analysis skills to support advanced study in corporate finance and investment analysis. Emphasis is placed on being able to interpret financial statements in the context of a company's operational performance and strategy, to assess historical financial performance and to prepare a spreadsheet based financial model capable of forecasting integrated financial statements for a company. After this unit, students should understand the language of financial statements, and be able to use an Annual Report to develop an understanding of a company's operational performance and strategy, to assess historical performance and prospects. Specific topics include the Income Statement, Balance Sheet, Cash Flow Statement and financial statement analysis using Dupont methodology. Financial modelling applications will also be developed, so students will be able to prepare forecasts for the three financial statements, as well as being able to integrate the three statements.
- Short exercises (20%)
- Online quizzes (20%)
- Case study/analysis (30%)
- Online examination (30%)
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