|1.||Apply a structured analytical framework to facilitate the preparation, interpretation and communication of analysts' reports which evaluate past performance and future prospects for sustainable value creation;|
|2.||Generate, commission, interpret and/or communicate relevant, reliable and comprehensible performance information on external and internal factors critical to sustainable value creation (such as financial and non-financial key performance indicators (KPIs));|
|3.||Review and evaluate the elements that shape value creation and triple bottom-line performance (including competitive environment, strategy, structure and value-creating activities) and translate them to disciplinary and professional practice; and|
|4.||Critically reflect as part of an inter-disciplinary team on the broad range of elements that frame corporate values.|
Students studying under the VU Block Model.
|Test||Combination of practical and theoretical questions||15%|
|Assignment||Practical exercises (Group)||35%|
|Report||Financial analysis project report (35%) and presentation (15%)||50%|
|Assignment||Preparation of brief to recommend the most appropriate source of financing||10%|
|Report||Financial ratio analysis||40%|
|Presentation||Recommendation based on analysis to either undertake/not undertake a project||50%|
Business analysis and valuation: Using financial statements -Text and cases (2nd Asia-Pacific ed.).
Palepu, K.G., Healy, P.M., Wright, S., Bradbury, M., & Lee, P. (2015).
South Melbourne, Victoria: Cengage Learning Australia.
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