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Winter 1992


Course syllabus for FIN 855 Problems in Financial Statement Analysis

Course description: The corporate activities which a financial analyst attempts to analyze include the rate of return earned by a corporation, sources of funds available to a corporation and type of assets acquired with these funds, the valuation of investment projects and securities, and others.

To analyze and solve financial problems, a financial analyst combines the tools and techniques of the two disciplines of corporate finance and security analysis. These tools and techniques include flow of funds, financial ratios, forecasting, as well as the tools and techniques used in capital budgeting cost of capital and leverage.

Students will learn the mechanics of using these tools, as well as the interpretation of findings as related to the financial position of a corporation.


Date derived from information on page 3.