BAAC 501 Financial Statement Analysis I

BAAC 500 or a prior course in financial accounting approved by the instructor.

The focus of this course is on using the information contained in financial statements to evaluate a firm's profitability and risk. 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;
  • incorporating financial information that is typically excluded from financial statements.

Instructor Biography - Russell Lundholm

Course Outline - Class of 2017 (updated July 20, 2016)

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