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Course Details in 2021/22 Session

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Module Title LI Security Analysis and Valuation
SchoolBirmingham Business School
Department Finance
Module Code 07 33178
Module Lead TBC
Level Intermediate Level
Credits 20
Semester Semester 2
Restrictions None
Contact Hours Lecture-44 hours
Seminar-20 hours
Guided independent study-136 hours
Total: 200 hours
Description This module examines different ways in which analysts and investors can determine the value of equity investments and firms. The module begins with an extensive study of financial statements with a view to explain the key aspects of corporate operations and how financial statements are used in valuation. It then focuses on the fundamental and advanced techniques in equity and firm valuation using financial statements. The module also introduces fundamental business strategy analysis and financial forecasting.
Learning Outcomes By the end of the module students should be able to:
  • Critically evaluate the strategies of a firm and identify its key value drivers and risks;
  • Demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of analysis and evaluation of financial statements;
  • Apply a wide range of earnings and cash flow based forecasting and valuation models;
  • Appraise the strengths and weaknesses of earnings and cash flow based forecasting and valuation models.
Assessment 33178-01 : Group Assignment : Coursework (50%)
33178-02 : Exam : Exam (Centrally Timetabled) - Written Unseen (50%)
Assessment Methods & Exceptions Assessment:
Group Assignment of 2000 words (30%);
2 hour written unseen exam (70%).

3 hour exam (100%)
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