Financial Analysis and Management

Financial Analysis and Management, photo: Gerd Altmann

Course ID: 
ECO_332
Semester: 
Year of Study: 
For Erasmus Students: 
No

Learning Outcomes

Students will develop an understanding of the demand and supply of accounting information and the role of financial analysis and analysts and the estimation of the statistical characteristics of the accounting figures.

Competences:

Students are also expected to gain a balanced view of the use of accounting information for decision making and the reliability of accounting statements. They will develop an understanding of the use of multi-variate statistical models used to predict failure prediction and bond rating and will gain a strong background about the use of the basic tools of financial analysis.

Course Contents

  • Weeks 1,2: Overview of Financial Statement Analysis
  • Weeks 3,4: Financial Reporting and Analysis
  • Weeks 5,6: Cash Flow Analysis
  • Weeks 7,8: Return on Invested Capital and Profitability Analysis
  • Weeks 9,10: Credit Analysis
  • Weeks 11,12: Equity Analysis and Valuation
  • Week 13: Case studies and Problems solution

Teaching Activities

Lectures (3 hours per week) and Tutorials (2 hours per week)

Teaching Organization

Δραστηριότητα

Φόρτος Εργασίας Εξαμήνου

Lectures, 3 hours per week

(13X3) = 39 hours

Tutorials, 2 hours per week

)13X2) = 26 hours

Study and analysis of the literature

46 hours

Project writing and problem sets solving 

39 hours

Total number of hours for the Course

(25 hours of work-load per ECTS credit)

150 hours (total student work-load)

Assessment

a) Submission of group projects and assignments (40%) and b) performance on the final written examination at the end of the semester (60%). The evaluation criteria are clearly defined and posted in the relevant web page of the course: https://eclass.upatras.gr/modules/document/?course=ECON1280

Use of ICT

Use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) (e.g. power-point) in teaching and communicating with students.

Course Info

Current Tutors

Instructor: 

Tzelepis Dimitrios

Associate Professor
Tzelepis Dimitrios
Field of Expertise: 
Earnings Management, Accounting, Fraud Detection
Organic Unit / Lab: 
Laboratory of Industrial, Innovation and Regional Economics
E-mail: 
Telephone: 
Office Hours: 
Thursday 11:30-14:30
or after appointment

Reading List

Bibliography Recommendations: 
«Ανάλυση Χρηματοοικονομικών Καταστάσεων», K. R. Subramanyam, ΕΚΔΟΣΕΙΣ BROKEN HILL, 2017, 1η ΕΛΛΗΝΙΚΗ ΕΚΔΟΣΗ.
«ΑΝΑΛΥΣΗ & ΑΠΟΤΙΜΗΣΗ ΕΠΙΧΕΙΡΗΣΕΩΝ», Δ. ΓΚΙΚΑ, Α. ΠΑΠΑΔΑΚΗ, Γ. ΣΙΟΥΓΛΕ, ΕΚΔ. ΜΠΕΝΟΥ 2010.