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Financial Accounting and Analysis

Introduction

IFRS is an internationally accepted set of accounting standards. All listed firms in the EU/EEA are required to use these standards in their consolidated financial statements, and most other firms in EU/EEA-area are allowed to use IFRS in their financial statements. Thus, high expertise in IFRS is needed for accounting preparers and accounting users.

Course content

  • Business combinations and consolidated financial statements
  • Disclosures for earnings per share
  • Long-term finance
  • Capital asset pricing model and weighted average cost of capital (WACC) for an entity
  • Analysis of financial performance, financial position and financial adaptability of an entity
  • Limitations of ratio analysis

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