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Discover and explore the role of financial reports and Financial Statement Analysis in firm valuation during this online Open Universities Australia and RMIT University unit. You will learn about both the qualitative and quantitative analytical methods involved in reviewing a firm’s financial statements, and will acquire an understanding of the relationship between the qualitative analysis and financial analysis of a firm.
You will discuss the role of financial analysis and financial reporting with regard to various decision-making scenarios and contexts, and will obtain an awareness of the importance of risk analysis. Your exploration of the concept of risk will include investigation of different types of risk, including risk arising from financial reporting manipulation.
Upon completion of this unit, you will have an awareness of the advantages and applications of analysing financial statement reports, as well as the associated challenges and constraints. You will become competent in applying Financial Statement Analysis in order to solve problems and make decisions.
In order to enrol in this unit, you must be accepted into one of the following courses:
In this finance unit, the topics you will study include:
This unit is a core requirement in the following courses:
Content may also be relevant to other courses, and could qualify you for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for a course offered by another institution.
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This unit takes a highly practical approach to Financial Statement Analysis, using genuine case data when possible. This ensures that you are prepared to analyse real-life financial statements upon completion of this online unit. You will gain an awareness of the constraints and limitations within which financial variables should be considered and interpreted.
You will become competent in applying various equity valuation techniques, and will learn to undertake analysis in order to inform a variety of decision-making contexts. You will also explore the real-world applications of risk analysis and forecasting.
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If you are an Australian citizen, you may be eligible to receive a government FEE-HELP loan, meaning you can defer payment of your fees.
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This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).Find out more about government study loans here.
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Fill out the enquiry form to the right and a study consultant will contact you with the details you need.