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Who should attend
The primary audience for this programme would be middle and senior management in any industry who do not work in the accounting and finance function. This programme will be useful for non-finance professionals who are involved in financial and/or governance analysis. Managers with corporate governance, planning and strategic responsibilities will also gain immensely from the programme.
About the course
A good understanding of financial statements is important for making business decisions. A proper analysis of financial statements can provide meaningful insights into a company’s financial performance and position. In addition, it is also critical to disseminate financial information to external stakeholders in a transparent way.
Thus, the programme aims at providing basic knowledge in financial accounting and financial statement analysis to non-finance executives.
The programme focuses on financial accounting, financial statement analysis and corporate governance. To start with, the programme will cover the financial reporting framework; mechanics related to preparation of balance sheet, income statement and cash flow statement, which will be followed by tools and techniques of financial statement analysis. The programme will also acquaint participants with issues related to fraud, earnings manipulation and corporate governance.
- Accounting equation and related concepts
- Preparation of Balance Sheet, Income Statement and Cash Flow Statement
Financial Statement Analysis
- Ratio analysis
- Understanding annual report
- Comparative and common-size analysis
- Implications of accounting choices and estimates on financial statement analysis
Fraud and Earnings Manipulation
- Earnings management: Causes and consequences
- Detecting earnings manipulation
- Mechanisms: Internal and external
- Board of directors
- Family ownership
- Gain essential accounting and analytical knowledge to evaluate a company’s financial performance and financial position.
- Learn tools and techniques of financial statement analysis.
- Assess the causes and consequences of fraud and earnings manipulation.
- Understand the implications of good and bad corporate governance.
Educational Qualifications Fellow (IIMA) B.E. (Chemical Engg.) Academic Affiliation IRMA - Institute of Rural Management, Anand (2001 - 2004) Was appointed a Member of the Governing Board as a faculty representative. National Institute of Construction Management & Research, Mumbai (1984-19...
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...
Educational Qualifications University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign Ph.D. in Finance, 2019 Indian Institute of Management Calcutta MBA, 2004 Academic Affiliation Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad Assistant Professos, 2019 onwards
Prashant Das is an Associate Professor of Finance at the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIMA). At IIMA, he is a member of the Misra Center of Financial Markets and the Center for Transportation and Logistics. Earlier, he served as an Associate Professor of Real Estate Finance and the...
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