Required Text Book: Financial Statement Analysis & Valuation. Second Edition. By:Easton,…

Required Text Book: Financial Statement Analysis & Valuation. Second Edition. By:Easton,…

Required Text Book:
Financial
Statement Analysis & Valuation.
Second Edition.
By:Easton, Mcanally,
Fairfield, Zhang, and Halsey
Cambridge Business
Publishers
ISBN:
978-1-934319-39-0
Relationship to the Conceptual Framework
This course is
designed to help students to understand the meaning and use of financial
concepts, theories, and financial statements analysis that enhance and
integrate the overall understanding of conceptual framework of business
management.
Course Description
This course covers
financial reporting, financial statements analysis, business valuation, basic
financial theories, and financial modeling of practical application. The main
objectives of this course are to enhance the managerial understanding of financial
reporting and financial statement analysis for decision making for resources
allocation and optimization of their outcomes.
This course is
designed to equip students with an understanding of alternative financial
models, cost-benefit analysis of different financing methods, and capital
structures for different organizations to satisfy managerial needs to plan,
manage, and control financial resources for

Syllabus Page 1 of 4

organizations.
Students will be exposed to different financial theories, concepts of corporate
finance, planning and controlling process, and valuation modeling.
Course Learning Outcomes
Upon
Completion of this Course students are required to demonstrate their
understanding of the following:
•
The difference between cash basis and accrual basis of accounting.
•
Accounting policies and strategies.
•
The economic and institutional setting for financial reporting.
•
The principal financial statements.
•
Other sources of financial reporting information.
•
Importance of financial statements analysis in decision-making.
•
Tools and techniques of financial analysis.
•
Financial analysis and market efficiency.
•
The relationship between risk and return.
•
Operating assets; recognition and analysis.
•
Liabilities; recognition and analysis.
•
Owner equities, recognition and analysis.
•
Off- balance sheet financing.
•
Analysis of corporate capital structure.
•
Cost of capital and valuation modes.
•
Analyses of corporate restructure, merger and divestiture.
•
International aspects of financial reporting.

Knowledge Base
Current
Financial articles, Wall Street Journal, Video Presentations, Company Websites.

Instructional Strategies
The
following Instructional strategies will be utilized to instruct the students in
the class.
üCase Analysis.
üDiscovery/Independent Research.
üDiscussion/ Questioning.
üLecture.
üLibrary & Internet Research.
üPractice/Drill.
üProblem Solving.
üReading Assignments.
üVideo Learning.

Methods of Assessment
üCase Study.
üGraded Assignments
üquizzes
üExams.
üDiscussion.

Syllabus Page 2 of 4

üResearch Projects.

Grading Information
Available Points
Homework
Assignments are for discussion purposes (no points).
Weekly
discussions (10 points each)……………………… ..80 points
Weekly
graded assignments (15 points each)….…………. 120 points
Weekly
quiz (10 points each)……………………………… …80 points
Final
Exam ……………………………………………….. ……100 points
Course
project ……………………………………………. ……120 points
Total
………………..……. 500 Points

Grading ScaleGrade

Grading Scale

Achievement
Standard

A

465 – 500

Excellent

A –

450 – 464

Slightly less than
excellent

B +

435 – 449

Slightly more than
good

B

415 – 434

Good

B –

400 – 414

Slightly less than
good

C +

385 – 399

Slightly more than
adequate

C

365 – 384

Adequate

C –

350 – 364

Slightly less than
adequate

F

Less than 350

Failing.

Looking for a similar assignment? Get help from our qualified experts!

Order Now

Related Posts