Financial Statement Analysis & Investor Decisions

GSM AC 814

This course is designed to develop skills in interpreting and analyzing the financial reports prepared by firms for investors and creditors. The following topics are covered: 1) analyzing profitability and risk , (2) understanding the major accounting choices affecting financial statements and managerial incentives that influence these choices, (3) assessing the quality of earnings, (4) using cash-flow based and earnings-based valuation models. The course also includes a brief review of some important accounting principles, emphasizing areas that were not covered in AC710. [Lectures, exercises, exams, and project.]

FALL 2014 Schedule

Section Instructor Location Schedule Notes
A1 Brochet SMG 324 TR 2:00 pm-3:30 pm

FALL 2014 Schedule

Section Instructor Location Schedule Notes
F1 Brochet SMG 406 R 6:00 pm-9:00 pm

SPRG 2015 Schedule

Section Instructor Location Schedule Notes
A1 TBA TR 11:00 am-12:30 pm

SPRG 2015 Schedule

Section Instructor Location Schedule Notes
F1 TBA R 6:00 pm-9:00 pm

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