Financial Analysis for Business Valuation

3.5 ECTs / Trimester / English

Value creation is the main objective of any business. Financial statements are a key source of information about business performance. Making use of financial information requires an understanding of the business activities, of the features of the accounting system used to reflect the underlying economics and of the relationships between the financial statements’ numbers. The objective of the course is to provide students with tools for the analysis of financial statement information, in particular with the perspective of business valuation, focusing on understanding the underlying accounting choices and on assessing the quality of financial statements.

Prerequisites: Contabilidade Financeira & Análise de Reportes Financeiros

Prerequisites International Program:  Financial Accounting 


Assistant Professor
Joana Cardoso Fontes is Assistant Professor at Catolica Lisbon School of Business & Economics and a Visiting Researcher at Lancaster University. She holds a…