This course aims to provide students with advanced level training in analyzing corporate fundamentals with emphasis on financial statement analysis and security valuation.
The coursework and final examinations will assure students’ understanding of the various valuation models and theories. The group projects and in-class discussions will help students to discover and innovate by applying valuation techniques to practical issues. Students are encouraged to perform financial statement analysis and valuation on real firms and compare results with those from the databases and/or media reports. Through these activities, students will also be able to comprehend the difficulties and limitations of valuation, and strengthen their discovery skills on examining factors affecting valuation of firms.