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Course module: 323059-M-6
323059-M-6
Financial Statement Analysis and Valuation
Course info
Course module323059-M-6
Credits (ECTS)6
CategoryMA (Master)
Course typeCourse
Language of instructionEnglish
Offered byTilburg University; Tilburg School of Economics and Management; TiSEM: Accountancy;
Is part of
M Research Master in Business
M Accountancy
M Strategic Management
M Finance
M International Business Taxation: Economics
Contact personprof. dr. S. Hollander
Lecturer(s)
Coordinator course
prof. dr. S. Hollander
Other course modules lecturer
Lecturer
prof. dr. S. Hollander
Other course modules lecturer
Lecturer
H.H. Schütt
Other course modules lecturer
Academic year2019
Starting block
BLOK 2/  BLOK 3
Course mode
Full-time
RemarksUnit 2 is for repeaters (this is still the old course). Sep. students should follow the course in unit 3
Registration openfrom 07/10/2019 up to and including 24/01/2020
Aims

This course is designed to prepare students to interpret and analyze financial statements prospectively to forecast and value firms using various state-of-the-art valuation methods. The course offers the analytical framework and practical tools that are needed for such analysis. This course will also help you understand and analyze how managerial accounting choices affect reported numbers, increasing your ability to detect and undo their effects. This course is ideal for students who wish to pursue careers in investment banking, corporate finance, consulting, as well as public accounting.

Content

During the first part of the course a framework for business analysis and valuation will be presented. Next, the four phases of this framework (strategic analysis, accounting analysis, financial analysis, and prospective analysis) will be discussed in detail. In the final part, attention will be paid to several applications of business analysis and valuation. The discussion of all these topics is based on cases. In addition, students have to complete a team assignment that consists of the analysis and valuation of an existing company.

Type of instructions

Each week two lectures of two hours

Type of exams

Group assignment (30%) and written exam (70%)

Compulsory Reading
  1. Penman, Steven, Financial Statement Analysis and Security Valuation, McGrawhill, 5th.
Course available for exchange students
Master level, conditions apply
Timetable information
Financial Statement Analysis and Valuation
Written test opportunities
DescriptionTestBlockOpportunityDate
Schriftelijk (70%) / Written (70%)EXAM_01BLOK 2120-12-2019
Schriftelijk (70%) / Written (70%)EXAM_01BLOK 2222-01-2020
Written test opportunities (HIST)
DescriptionTest/BlockOpportunityDate
Required materials
Literature
Stephen Penman, 2012, Financial Statement Analysis and Security Valuation 5/e, McGraw-Hill, New York.
ISBN:978-007-132640-7
Title:Financial Statement Analysis and Security Valuation 5/e
Author:Penman, S.H.
Publisher:McGraw-Hill, New York
Edition:5
Recommended materials
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Tests
Group Assignment (30%)

Written (70%)

Final grade

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