Checking date: 10/06/2021

Course: 2022/2023

Economy and Finance I
Study: Master in Economics (295)

Coordinating teacher: BAFUNDI , ANDREA

Department assigned to the subject: Department of Business Administration

Type: Electives
ECTS Credits: 6.0 ECTS


Requirements (Subjects that are assumed to be known)
It is recommended some basic knowledge of introductory accounting/finance/economics.
Apply prior knowledge in economics/finance/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/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.