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Analysis of Emerging Market Firms (ACCT90005)

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Year of offerNot available in 2019
Subject levelGraduate coursework
Subject codeACCT90005
FeesSubject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date

This subject examines the unique institutional, governance and transparency issues affecting corporate valuations in emerging markets. Through lectures, case discussions and the students' real-time analysis of an emerging market firm, this condensed course is structured for students to gain a deeper understanding of the economic pressures behind the value creation, value destruction and valuation process in emerging economies. The course focuses on critically interpreting financial and non-financial information for purposes of assessing firm fundamentals and corporate governance risk in the presence of weak legal systems, strong political forces, limited investor protections, limited market development, strong macro-economic forces, opacity and resultant business arrangements.

Intended learning outcomes

Identify and critically evaluate financial and non-financial information in emerging economies

Generic skills

On successful completion of this subject, students should have improved the following generic skills:

  • Oral communication and presentation skills;
  • Synthesis of information;
  • Problem identification and analysis;
  • Critical thinking;
  • Accessing information and evidence from a range of sources.

Last updated: 4 September 2019