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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. 

Programme Overview

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?

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Key details

  • Duration: 5 days
  • Next start: 01 Aug 2016
  • Fees: £6,700
  • Location: London
  • Next programme dates:

    • 01-05 Aug 2016*
    • 23-27 Jan 2017*
    • 04-08 Sep 2017*

    *Fees subject to annual review

Contact us

David Ratcliffe, Programme Associate.


Tel: +44(0) 20 7000 7051

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