Financial Analysis of Business

Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad

Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad

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Who should attend

The primary audience for this programme would be middle and senior managers in non-finance functions whose jobs involve dealing with the accounting and financial information.

About the course

This programme is meant to impart essential business analysis knowledge. It focuses on strategic, financial and cost analysis of a business. To start with, the programme will cover the basics of three financial statements, viz. balance sheet, income statement and cash flow statement. This will be followed by macro-economic analysis, strategic cost analysis and performance assessment. The programme will also acquaint participants with the tools and techniques used in business analysis. First, this will involve looking at the business through a strategic angle. Ratio analysis, an important tool for financial statement analysis will be taken next. Annual report of a public company will also be discussed. Comparative analysis with peers of the company will follow. Finally, participants will get insights into how earnings manipulation can adversely impact the analysis of financial statements and how good corporate governance can overcome this hurdle.

The online open enrolment programmes are 100% live sessions conducted by the experienced faculty, predominantly using the case method pedagogy. Our online programmes are designed to meet the participants' learning needs, blending traditional and technology-mediated learning modes for maximum effectiveness.

Objectives

The core objective of this programme is to train participants in analyzing a business from different perspectives viz. strategic, financial and cost.

Programme Highlights

Understanding the fundamentals

  • Conceptual understanding of balance sheet, income statement and cash flow statement

Strategic cost analysis

  • Cost estimation for managerial decisions
  • Relevant cost for managerial decisions and transfer pricing
  • Responsibility accounting, performance appraisal and assessment

Macro-economic analysis

Techniques of business analysis

  • Strategic business analysis
  • EIC framework
  • Ratio analysis
  • Understanding the annual report
  • Comparative and common-size analysis

Implications of earnings manipulation on financial statement analysis

  • Earnings manipulation and fraud
  • Corporate governance mechanisms

Experts

Neerav Nagar

Educational Qualifications PhD (Accounting) - IIM Calcutta, 2014 MBA (Finance) - Indira Institute of Management, Pune, 2005 DBF - ICFAI University, Hyderabad, 2004 B.Com (Honors, Accounting) - Jai Narain Vyas University, Jodhpur, 2003 Academic Affiliation Associate Professor (Finance & Acc...

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