FB5810 - Financial Reporting Analysis for Business Decisions

Offering Academic Unit
Department of Accountancy
Credit Units
Course Duration
One semester
Equivalent Course(s)


Exclusive Courses:
Course Offering Term*:
Semester A 2020/21, Summer 2021

* The offering term is subject to change without prior notice
Course Aims

This course aims to develop managers’ ability to:

  1. interact with accountants and finance professionals with regard to the accounting craft;
  2. appreciate the process of financial statement preparation and analysis;
  3. assess the accountant’s professional judgement from both the functional and ethical perspective that impact on the determination of profitability and financial situation of a business entity;
  4. measure and evaluate risk of business entities;
  5. apply financial and accounting tools in making business decisions within the legal, professional and ethical framework.

Assessment (Indicative only, please check the detailed course information)

Continuous Assessment: 50%
Examination: 50%
Examination Duration: 3 hours
Detailed Course Information


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