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Waikato Management School
Te Raupapa

FINA305-17S (NET) - Business Analysis and Valuation (2017)

Introduction


Credit points

20.00

Calendar description

This paper provides a comprehensive treatment of business analysis and valuation, developing a quantitative approach to the analysis of financial information. The aim is to integrate commercial understanding, financial information and capital market theory to investigate the monetary value of businesses.

Handbook description

This paper provides a comprehensive treatment of business analysis and valuation. It develops a quantitative approach to the analysis of financial information. The paper integrates commercial understanding, financial information and capital market theory to investigate the monetary value of businesses.

This paper addresses the design, acquisition, operation, and control of computerised accounting information systems. Theories are applied and reinforced through practical exercises using spreadsheets, relational databases, and accounting packages.

Extended Information

This paper provides a comprehensive treatment of business analysis and valuation. It develops a quantitative approach to the analysis of financial information. The paper integrates commercial understanding, financial information and capital market theory to investigate the monetary value of businesses.

The paper should equip students with:
   
  • a knowledge of what is required to undertake the analysis of  business performance and valuation
  • a capability to undertake the analysis, and
  • a capacity to report upon business performance and valuation