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2022-2023 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

BUS 632 - Advanced Financial Statement Analysis


3 Credits

This course examines the fundamental principles, benefits, goals, and uses, of financial statements and financial statement analysis by understanding the development of financial statements and how it feeds and leads toward the development of financial models. The student will define, determine and develop key ratios, and tools, that aid within the decision-making process. Students will develop the skills to interpret financial statements that will enhance their understanding of how data feeds into financial models and how financial analytical tools and add value by developing methodologies for not only researching proper tools and model formats but how they will be used from management perspectives. The student will be able to work within a scenario based project to help understand how financial modeling, and related analytics, are used within a corporate environment. This course will include topics such as ratios, forecasting, variance, budget and trend analysis, risk/return, financial ethics, and leadership. The course assessment will include discussion board questions, case studies, and a continuing scenario based project that will begin within week six, ending within week eight.