Corporate Enterprise Analysis (FA)

Course description



The overall objective is for you as a student to be able to synthesize accounting and financial information about a firm and to be able to transform that information into analysis of the firm, furthermore, to suggest strategic alternatives of action and to develop your ability to present your analysis to the interested parties.
The course focuses on the following topics:
• International accounting principles and their relevance for corporate analysis
• Different theoretical perspectives and their impact on valuation
• The use of key ratios for analyzing performance, financial position and cash-flow.
• Presentation of strategic, accounting and financial analysis as well as construction of pro-forma income statements and statements of financial position and application of these statements in different valuation models.
• Critical assessment and reflection on accounting information and company analysis.

Intended Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of the course, students should be able to:
Knowledge and understanding
1. Account for fundamental concepts, models and framework for corporate financial analysis.
Skills and abilities
2. Analyze and interpret annual reports, financial reports and corporate governance documents.
3. Execute company analysis with emphasis on financial accounting and analysis.
4. Perform oral and written presentations of the performed analyses.
Judgement and evaluation ability
5. Critically reflect on accounting analysis and corporate valuation from a scientific perspective.

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Course title:
Corporate Enterprise Analysis
Semester: Autumn term 2019
Study period: 3
Rate of studies: 100%
Level: Undergraduate level (first cycle)
Credits: 7.5
Language of instruction: English

Course code: FE3428

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Course coordinator:
Toivo Lepp
Head of course:
Olga Golubeva
Examiner:
Olga Golubeva
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