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Financial Analysis and Valuation (BUSA90492)

Graduate courseworkPoints: 12.5On Campus (Parkville)

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Overview

Year of offer2019
Subject levelGraduate coursework
Subject codeBUSA90492
Campus
Parkville
Availability(Quotas apply)
April
FeesSubject 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.

Last updated: 11 November 2018