Understanding financial statements is the only window into the financial world, so we have to make them work for us.
Led by Chris Higson, Associate Professor of Accounting Practice, the Accounting and Financial Analysis programme explains how to assess the performance of a company by undertaking a careful analysis of its financial statements.
Gain a firm grounding in the issues surrounding corporate governance, key regulatory frameworks and an understanding of their impact on financial statements.
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• Financial statements and accounting standards
• Modern financial analysis techniques
• Revenue recognition and expense matching
• Assets and liabilities recognition.
Accounting and Financial Analysis is designed for anyone that is a user of financial statements.
On completion, you will be able to:
• Use financial statements to evaluate a company's performance
• Assess a company's ability to meet its liabilities
• Understand the impact of accounting standards and regulatory frameworks
• Understand major governance issues.
Accounting and Financial Analysis is offered in one-week and evening formats.
Wed, 04/02/2015 - 15:08
Fund managers and investors are in a tug-of-war over the issue of transparency. Once content with a performance update, basic valuation and general market commentary, Limited Partners (LPs) are now digging deeper, asking more questions and requiring more information from General Partners (GPs) than ever before. ... »
Thu, 19/02/2015 - 19:04
Read how managers seeking to distribute in Europe can appoint a third party AIFM (or ManCo), and the fund distribution benefits this can bring, both for new fund launches and redomiciled funds... »
Tue, 10/02/2015 - 14:49
Global gross domestic product (GDP) growth should accelerate somewhat in 2015 and 2016 from the pace of the last three years because of much lower oil prices, the avoidance of special drags on the world economy, and continuing easy monetary policies from global central banks, according to BNY Mellon Chief Economist Richard Hoey. Hoey (pictured) made the comments in his February outlook. ... »
Fri, 30/01/2015 - 11:12
55% of private equity firms surveyed by Preqin at the end of 2014 stated they would deploy greater levels of capital in 2015, although 39% suggested it is more difficult to find attractive investments. Preqin’s Christopher Elvin comments: ... »
Tue, 20/01/2015 - 13:26
977 private equity funds held a final close throughout the year raising a total of USD486bn, higher than any annual amount between 2009 and 2012, and on track to match the 2013 total. Preqin’s Christopher Elvin (pictured) reviews a year of private equity fundraising: ... »