|Year of offer||2019|
|Subject level||Graduate coursework|
|Fees||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
This subject examines the use of financial statements for the analysis and valuation of companies. The framework employed incorporates four key components: (1) an analysis of the company’s operating environment and the strategies it employs; (2) an assessment of the quality of the company’s financial reports, including making any necessary adjustments; (3) forecasting future performance and cash flows; and (4) estimating a value for the company. Several valuation approaches are covered including the use of valuation multiples. And present value-based techniques.
Intended learning outcomes
On completion of this subject, students should be able to:
- Understand and be able to apply the primary approaches available to value firms.
- Have an improved ability to link valuation to the strategic, accounting and financial analyses of firms.
- Be able to apply these analysis tools in a variety of decision settings.