ACC7575 - ADV FINANCIAL STATEMENT ANALYSIS
ADV FINANCIAL STATEMENT ANALYSIS
Advanced Financial Statement Analysis
This course is designed for students with a concentration in accounting. Consequently, the syllabus presumes knowledge of intermediate and advanced accounting topics. Students without this background should consider ACC7500 as that course does not presume this accounting background. The objective of this course is to sharpen the skills you will need to analyze and interpret financial statements effectively. Some of the topics we will cover in the course are earnings quality, ratio analysis, valuation, off-balance sheet financing, inter-corporate investments and consolidations, equity carve-outs, employee stock options, derivatives, foreign currency translation, leases, pensions, and deferred taxes. We will also delve more deeply into the topic of earnings management and discuss techniques commonly utilized in the valuation of common stock.
This course is typically offered in the following semesters: Summer II
Prereq: Admission to the MSA Program and ACC7040 or equivalent (Advanced Accounting)