The course takes place in period

3 (2022-01-01 to 2022-03-13)


Professional studies

Teaching language


Type of course


Cycle/level of course


Recommended year of study


Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The aim of the course is to teach the student detailed knowledge of the contents and structure of financial statements as well as helping the student to understand how to analyze and draw conclusions based on these.

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is familiar with the contents of financial statements, is able to perform analysis and can discuss these in a professional context.

Course contents

The main financial statements are covered in detail: Income Statement Balance Sheet Cash Flow analysis Official statements of listed companies are analyzed in detail.

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Introduction to Financial Management or equivalent.

Previous course names

Financial Statements and Taxation.

Recommended or required reading

The course literature is not limited to the literature listed below. The student can freely use alternative literature with similar contents. Financial & Managerial Accounting Horngren, Harrison, Oliver 1190p Pearson, Latest edition Comprehensive Guide on How to Read a Financial Report : Wringing Vital Signs Out of the Numbers Tracy, John A. Tracy, Tage, 350p John Wiley & Sons, 2014 Available in ebrary

Study activities

  • Lectures - 24 hours
  • Individual studies - 111 hours


  • Total workload of the course: 135 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 135 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

  • Exams (written-, oral-, home-)
  • Essays, reports, productions and portfolio

Assessment requirements

Written final Exam + two individual assignments: Exam, 1-60p Assignment 1, 1-20p Assignment 2, 1-20p Grading: 90-100 points -> 5 80-89 points -> 4 70-79 points -> 3 60-69 points -> 2 50-59 points -> 1 Below 50 -> fail Cheating is not tolerated. Submitting assignments late is not allowed.


Wehren Anna


Fabricius Susanna

Group size

No limit (31 students enrolled)

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

Course enrolment period

2021-12-22 to 2022-01-06

Assessment methods

  • Date of examination will be announced later - Exams
  • Date will be announced later - Reports and productions
Room reservations
Date Time Room Title Description Organizer
2022-01-11 12:15 - 14:45 D4107-08 Financial Analysis Pehrsson Patrik
2022-01-18 12:15 - 14:45 Financial Analysis Pehrsson Patrik
2022-01-25 12:15 - 14:45 Financial Analysis Pehrsson Patrik
2022-02-01 12:15 - 14:45 D4107-08 Financial Analysis Pehrsson Patrik
2022-02-15 09:15 - 11:45 B518 Financial Analysis Wehren Anna
2022-02-22 12:15 - 14:45 B518 Financial Analysis Wehren Anna
2022-03-01 12:15 - 14:45 B518 Financial Analysis Wehren Anna
2022-03-08 12:15 - 14:45 D4107-08 Financial Analysis Wehren Anna
2022-04-08 09:15 - 12:15 D4107-08 Financial Analysis Re-exam 1 Wehren Anna
2022-05-09 09:00 - 12:00 D4106 Financial Analysis Re-exam 2 Wehren Anna

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