FINANCIAL STATEMENT ANALYSIS

Academic year 2020/2021 Syllabus of previous years
Official course title FINANCIAL STATEMENT ANALYSIS
Course code ET7022 (AF:284191 AR:160978)
Modality On campus classes
ECTS credits 6
Degree level Bachelor's Degree Programme
Educational sector code SECS-P/07
Period 2nd Term
Course year 3
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Contribution of the course to the overall degree programme goals
The course contributes to the learning objectives of the Bachelor degree, which provides a learning in both the business and quantitative context, by preparing students able to interpret and analyse financial statements.
Expected learning outcomes
1 KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING
The students of the Bachelor degree have to know and understand the main critical areas when managing firms. At the end of this teaching course, the students will be able:
- to analyze and compare financial statements of firms operating in multiple sectors and of different dimension;
- to interpret the differences of their financial performance.

2 ABILITY TO APPLY KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING
The students of the Bachelor degree have to apply their knowledge in real contexts through the analysis of accounting data and to examine the managerial problems of firms. At the end of this teaching course, the students will be able:
- to compare the financial statements of firms with the application of financial statements analysis tools;
- to give an evaluation on their financial performance.
Pre-requirements
Introduction to digital management 1-2
Planning and management control
Contents
Introduction to financial statement analysis
Financial reporting and analysis
Cash flow analysis
Profitability analysis
Prospective analysis
Equity analysis
Referral texts
The textbook will be communicated during the course
Assessment methods
Written and oral exam. An assignment will be required too.
Teaching methods
The teaching method will be adapted according to the development of the ongoing Coronavirus crisis
Teaching language
English
Type of exam
written and oral
Definitive programme.
Last update of the programme
15/05/2020