Checking date: 20/04/2023

Course: 2023/2024

Business and finance I: business economics and financial analysis
Master in Industrial Economics and Markets / Máster Universitario en Economía Industrial y Mercados (Plan: 378 - Estudio: 270)

Coordinating teacher: FLOROPOULOS , NIKOLAOS

Department assigned to the subject: Business Administration Department

Type: Compulsory
ECTS Credits: 6.0 ECTS


Requirements (Subjects that are assumed to be known)
It is recommended to have some basic knowledge of accounting, finance and economics.
Use knowledge in economics, finance and accounting to: -Understand the content of financial statements -Understand why firms report certain information -Be able to read between the lines in financial statements -Be a sophisticated user of accounting and financial information Obtain applied knowledge of: -Financial Statements Analysis -Firm valuation using accounting numbers
Skills and learning outcomes
Description of contents: programme
Description of contents: 1. Introduction to accounting and to the financial statements 2. Accounting analysis 3. Financial statements analysis through ratios 4. Forecasting 5. Firm valuation using accounting numbers 6. Corporate governance and accounting quality
Learning activities and methodology
Lectures Discussion in class of examples and cases
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 50
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 50
Basic Bibliography
  • Palepu, Healy, Peek . Business Analysis and Valuation. IFRS edition. Fifth edition. South - Western. Cengage Learning..

The course syllabus may change due academic events or other reasons.