Course Title:

Strategic Financial Analysis for Business Evaluation 2017


Harvard Business School Executive Education

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Course format: Classroom

Business Strategy Analysis

To evaluate a company&,#146,s current financial position and its likely future performance, you must first understand how the company approaches its market. Through this leadership training program, you will learn how to:
•Use the principles of financial analysis to evaluate alternative business strategies
•Identify a company&,#146,s positioning in relation to its competitors
•Explore the key success factors and potential risks that will affect business performance
•Determine how well those success factors and risks are being managed

Accounting Analysis

A company&,#146,s accounting methods can elucidate or obscure its business economics and strategy. The program is designed to help you:
•Examine accounting quality to evaluate estimates of current and future performance
•Understand how accounting, auditing, and management controls influence the success of a financial organization
•Judge how effectively a firm&,#146,s financial statements reflect its business

Financial Analysis

Looking at examples from diverse companies, you will learn how to leverage analytical tools to:
•Evaluate the effectiveness of a company&,#146,s strategy and management
•Develop key metrics to assess firm performance and use these metrics for benchmarking and performance assessment
•Make comparative assessments of how a company is performing over time or in relation to its peers

Prospective Analysis

The final step in business analysis translates a firm&,#146,s strategy and prior performance into shareholder value. The program helps participants to:
•Make sound financial forecasts that reflect a company&,#146,s strategy and competitive positioning, as well as its historical operating, financing, and investing performance ...

Elements of this syllabus are subject to change.

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Phone No.: 1.800.427.5577

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Boston, MA 02163

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