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assistant professor of accounting
assistant professor of accounting
申博体育娱乐associate professor of accounting
professor of management practice in accounting
professor of management practice in accounting
assistant professor of accounting
lord david sainsbury of turville professor, professor of accounting
associate professor of accounting
emeritus professor of accounting; founder, private equity at lbs
professor of accounting; deputy dean (faculty)
professor of accounting: chair, accounting faculty; academic director, private equity at lbs
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gain a basic understanding of the financial reporting process and of managerial accounting. the financial accounting component will equip you with the skills needed to successfully analyse a relatively complex set of financial statements and to extract information from accounting data to make informed decisions. the managerial accounting component covers basic accounting techniques and the impact of strategic and organisational change on accounting information.
improve your understanding of the accounting process and considerations that shape the properties of the information contained in financial statements., and learn how to use accounting information in decision-making.
learn to interpret a financial story from any organisation, build your technical toolkit and develop an advanced understanding of revenue recognition, revaluations, foreign currency adjustments, deferred taxes, pension accounting and securitisation. gain the skills to read and analyse company financial information and make meaningful comparisons across businesses.
申博体育娱乐 master the financial accounting skills that every executive needs to be able to communicate company results and make accounting choices. this includes computing and interpreting basic financial ratios, and exploring the reasons behind international differences in reporting..
understand how company accounting works and become a skilled user of financial statements, learn to analyse financial information and statements and draw inferences about a firm’s past performance and future prospects. understand the main sources of reporting choices and creativity in accounting practice, and how to control for this when analysing, valuing and comparing several firms..
申博体育娱乐 modern analytics has endless applications at the intersection of financial and non-financial data. explore and solve real-world problems and data sets and apply analytics in a financial setting. analyse, explain and justify your findings to a vc general partner or a c-suite executive.
申博体育娱乐 the increase in globalisation and integration, financial innovations, and rise of the intangible economy has brought with it a myriad of financial reporting issues that investors and regulators alike have been slow to fully grasp. develop your understanding of the more complex contemporary accounting issues facing today’s global corporations, complete your accounting training and gain the necessary knowledge to prepare for accounting elective offerings.
申博体育娱乐 examine basic accounting techniques and the impact of strategic and organisational change on accounting information. understand how to measure, analyse and interpret information within the organisation to support essential financial managerial decisions, focusing on costs, budgeting, financial control and performance measurement
examine basic accounting techniques and the impact of strategic and organisational change on accounting information. understand how to measure, analyse and interpret information within the organisation to support essential financial managerial decisions, focusing on costs, budgeting, financial control and performance measurement.
申博体育娱乐 learn some of the key tools and techniques to execute business strategies. learn to organise business for better performance, identify and manage strategic risks, and understand key accounting issues facing today's firms. this course is for you if you plan to become a management consultant, an entrepreneur, a manager (e.g., ceo, cfo, product manager), or aim to have a career in private equity.
申博体育娱乐 what role does finance play in society? how do we create financial systems that are fit for purpose? this unique course asks you to reflect on finance from a wider perspective, and gain a deep understanding of its past, its future and your role in this.
delve into issues such as business strategy, the reformulation of financial statements, structured forecasting and residual income valuation. develop a thorough understanding of company value drivers and gain the ability to apply fundamental security analysis and valuation.. use accounting information to produce a full financial model of the firm and understand how investors and analysts employ the financial model to appraise and value companies.
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the objective of this course is to give you a solid understanding of financial accounting research. the readings will mainly focus on archival research in financial accounting, and aim to develop the skill to critically evaluate research papers as well as generate research ideas for your summer papers and dissertation. the course will be taught in seminar style. the students are expected to have read all assigned readings (which will be announced a week before each session) and come to class prepared to present and critique the papers. in addition to the assigned readings for the week, time permitting, we will also discuss the accounting workshop paper of the week to facilitate the students' participation at the workshop.
this course is about evaluating the quality of financial information and using the information to reveal the economics of firms. a significant element in the course is analyzing the financial statements of a major bank. these are core skills for equity and credit analysis, in investments, and investment banking and advisory work. the course is designed for anyone planning a career in which they will have to evaluate or make decisions based on financial data. the course is particularly suitable for financial analysts, bankers, investment bankers, security analysts, institutional investors, and consultants. students from all programs are welcome as long as they have some accounting background (in addition to the core course).
this course will provide a framework for identifying digital companies and assessing their potential values. it will highlight why digital companies are fundamentally different both operationally as well as financially. students will analyse opportunities for digital companies as well as discuss the significant risks facing such companies. the course will illustrate the key financial reporting considerations of digital investing, and students will learn where to find key financial reporting disclosures for digital companies and how they vary between types of digital companies. leading executives and analysts will provide their insights into where the digital space is going.
the course will cover the financial reporting implications of consolidations, joint ventures, leveraged buyouts and recapitalizations, spin-offs, carve-outs, and special purpose entities. the complexity of these issues has resulted in companies pushing the reporting envelope in order to achieve desired financial reporting objectives. we will focus on understanding the link between underlying economic events and the information in financial statements, and on how this link affects our assessment of the firm.
the purpose of this course is to provide users with critical skills to analyse public companies' financial statements from the investor's perspective. the course is designed to be extremely practical and current in nature, and is aimed at getting you well on your way to becoming an informed and sceptical user of financial reporting information and in turn, laying the framework for you to become a competent and confident investor. the course will primarily consist of the following three components : i) pre-lecture notes that should be read prior to the class, ii) the lecture slides that will be available at the beginning of the course; and iii) current cases written, also available at the beginning of the course. most of the cases will be in real-time so that we can simulate making investment decisions without the benefit of hindsight bias, and you can decide whether after our analyses you want to include the stock in your mock portfolio.
申博体育娱乐 this course covers the main concepts, techniques, instruments and institutions involved in the private equity investment. we present a broad set of deals to gain familiarity with the private equity investment model and the opportunities set. specific themes include: the structure and strategy of the private equity firm, valuation, financing, deal processing, and harvesting.
the course stresses fundamental analysis to isolate value drivers and focuses on a disciplined approach to security analysis and valuation. it does this through the use of financial statements and the development of an analytical framework for understanding business performance and financial structure. the course shows how to use accounting information to produce a full financial model of the firm and how investors and analysts employ the financial model to appraise and value companies. the course covers several alternative methods of valuation and appraisal.
申博体育娱乐 the focus will be on the valuation of securities that embed credit risk. this includes, but is not limited to, corporate bonds, credit default swaps, credit indices, asset backed securities, emerging hard currency bonds, and capital structure. by the end of the course the students should have a sound understanding of (i) the trading conventions of these securities, (ii) determinants of the returns of the these securities, (iii) the role of fundamental analysis and structural models in identifying mispriced credit securities, and (iv) how risk and transaction costs affect your ability to build a portfolio of credit instruments. in addition to understanding the drivers of returns, risk and trading costs of credit related securities, the students will via 'hands-on' exercises develop investment skills via experiential learning. this course is aimed at individuals looking for a career in active asset management.
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申博体育娱乐 the objective of this course is to give you a solid understanding of financial accounting research. the readings will mainly focus on archival research in financial accounting, and aim to develop the skill to critically evaluate research papers as well as generate research ideas for your summer papers and dissertation. the course will be taught in seminar style. the students are expected to have read all assigned readings (which will be announced a week before each session) and come to class prepared to present and critique the papers. in addition to the assigned readings for the week, time permitting, we will also discuss the accounting workshop paper of the week to facilitate the students' participation at the workshop.
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