BAAC 501 Financial Statement Analysis

The focus of this course is on using the information contained in financial statements to evaluate a firm's profitability, risk and future opportunities. Topics covered:

  • relative role of earnings and cash flow;
  • understanding financial disclosure and its link to events within the firm;
  • options available to management to manipulate accounting numbers;
  • modifying accounting numbers for comparison and evaluation;
  • incorporating financial information that is typically excluded from financial statements;
  • forecasting for decision making;

Instructor Biography - Joy Begley

Course Outline -  Class of 2018 (updated Sept 1, 2017)

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