Lecture | Information Systems

Analysis and Valuation I: Corporate Planning and Analysis


In this module, students are taught fundamental concepts of valuation as well as short-comings and manipulation potential of traditional reporting that hinder exact valuations. Moreover, they are taught important key indicators and their application in financial, performance and strategic balance sheet analysis. Finally, basic and advanced forecast models are taught.

Learning outcomes

By the end of the module, students are able to analyse financial statements and can use different performance ratios. They are able to assess how different accounting rules influence business performance and comprehend the influencability of accounting numbers. They are qualified to evaluate decisions based on performance ratios and accounting numbers. Students can develop forecasts and understand the connectiveness between forecasting, valuation and investment decisions. Finally, students are able to apply these topics to little case studies and explain them to others.
Number of credit hours per week 4