INTERNATIONAL BURCH UNIVERSITY
Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences
Department of Banking and Finance
2016-2017

SYLLABUS
Code Name Level Year Semester
BAF 216 Financial Statement Analysis Undergraduate 2 Spring
Status Number of ECTS Credits Class Hours Per Week Total Hours Per Semester Language
Compulsory 5 2 + 1 0

Instructor Assistant Coordinator
Sanel Halilbegović, Assist. Prof. Dr. Prof Dr. Sanel Halilbegovic Sanel Halilbegović, Assist. Prof. Dr.
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This course gives a broad framework for using financial statement analysis to evaluate a firm’s past and current business operations and to predict its future condition. The course examines the analytical tools to assess a company\\\\'s performance, the concept of quality of earnings, approaches to valuation and other issues.

COURSE OBJECTIVE
To give students an understanding of the connections between firms’ operation strategies and their financial statements. To develop a critical, users\\\\' perspective to analyze and interpret financial statements to gain further insights into firms’ performance.

COURSE CONTENT
Week
Topic
  1. Intro to Financial Reporting
  2. Intro to financial statements
  3. Balance Sheet
  4. Income Statemnet
  5. Basics of Analysis
  6. Liquidity
  7. Long term debt
  8. midterm
  9. Profitability
  10. For the investor
  11. Cash flow statement
  12. Expanded analysis
  13. Special Industries
  14. Personal finance
  15. Final

LABORATORY/PRACTICE PLAN
Week
Topic

    TEACHING/ASSESSMENT
    Description
    • Interactive Lectures
    • Practical Sessions
    • Excersises
    • Presentation
    • Discussions and group work
    • Field trips
    • Student debates
    • Problem solving
    • Assignments
    • Case Studies
    • Guest instructor
    • Use of educational films
    Description (%)
    Method Quantity Percentage (%)
    Quiz110
    Homework110
    Midterm Exam(s)125
    Final Exam140
    +ClassParticipation115
    Total: 100
    Learning outcomes
      TEXTBOOK(S)
      • Gibson C.H. (2008). Financial Statement Analysis. 13th Edition. Cengage Learning.

      ECTS (Allocated based on student) WORKLOAD
      Activities Quantity Duration (Hour) Total Work Load
      Lecture (14 weeks x Lecture hours per week) 0
      Laboratory / Practice (14 weeks x Laboratory/Practice hours per week) 0
      Midterm Examination (1 week) 0
      Final Examination(1 week) 0
      Preparation for Midterm Examination 0
      Preparation for Final Examination 0
      Assignment / Homework/ Project 0
      Seminar / Presentation 0
      Total Workload: 0
      ECTS Credit (Total workload/25): 0