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Course Title: ANALYSIS OF FINANCIAL STATEMENTS Course Code : FIN 505 Semester : Fall 2008 Class : MBA Course

se Objective: To introduce accounting as basis for decisions in business organizations. Behavioral Objective: Upon successful completion of this course the students are expected to develop thinking in measuring and analyzing transactions and accounts in worksheet form Course Description: In depth understanding of nature of different key items appearing on the financial statements of different industrial and service organizations; assessing integrity of numbers and focusing on deriving meaningful from numbers; reading between the lines financial statements often conceal more than they reveal; areas needing special attention; evaluating non quantitative factors essential for evaluation but not reflected in financial statements. Sessio ns 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 Topics Fundamental Concepts Introduction of Financial Reporting Fundamental Concepts Introduction of Financial Reporting Introduction of Financial Reporting, Documents, Topics Introduction of Financial Reporting, Documents, Topics Balance Sheet Income Statement Basics of Analysis Basics of Analysis STDP STDP STDP STDP 1st Hourly Exam LTDP LTDP LTDP LTDP Cash Flows Cash Flows Chapters 1 1 2 2 3 4 5 5 7 7 7 7 8 8 8 8 11 11

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Cash Flows STDP LTDP CF 2nd Hourly Exam Basics of Analysis Analysis of Profitability Analysis of Profitability Analysis of Profitability Analysis for Investor Analysis for Investor Analysis for Investor Utility of Ratios Utility of Ratios Utility of Ratios Utility of Ratios Special Industries Special Industries Special Industries 3rd Hourly Exam Comprehensive Comprehensive Comprehensive Comprehensive Comprehensive Comprehensive Comprehensive Comprehensive Comprehensive Comprehensive Final Examination

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Please read the respective chapters and topics prior to the specific session.

Assignments and group discussion will be made known as the term progresses. Recommended Text Books Charles H. Gibson, Financial Statement Analysis, 7th Edition

Grading Plan: Quizzes Assignments / Class Participation Hourlies Final Examination

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