Accounting and Financial Analysis
Financial statements are our window into the economic world.
Accounting and Financial Analysis brings the economic world to life through rigorous fundamental deconstruction of financial statements. The course will give you a passion for reading balance sheets and put you a step ahead of your peers.
Led by Professor Chris Higson, the programme is fast-paced and rich in its coverage of the business landscape and of current accounting issues. It stimulates critical thinking and uses many live case studies to illustrate economic stories.
Gain insight into the in-depth structure of the balance sheet, the income statement and cash flow, and key ideas in financial analysis including: the logic of GAAP, intangible assets and takeovers, asset de-recognition, creative accounting, financial distress, forensic analysis, developments in governance.
On demand: Corporate Finance Webinar
Professor Chris Higson discusses the recent OECD ‘BEPS’ proposals to clamp down on international tax avoidance.
Could these recommendations be successfully enforced?
What are the implications for companies trying to create value for their investors and for the global accountancy firms whose business it is to serve their corporate tax clients yet ensure compliance with the tax laws?