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Financial Accounting Principles … CF2-117-I-M
The objective of this series of short videos is to provide an introduction to financial accounting. It is aimed specifically at those students who have little or no previous knowledge of the subject. These videos can be used as a helpful complement in financial accounting courses or also as revision materials for students to make sure they clearly understand the accounting fundamentals.Academic Area:Financial Accounting
Company Valuation, a graphical approach DF2-221-I-M
This interactive tutorial describes in a very simple manner the four valuation methods: accounting method liquidation method discounting of cash flows and ratios. Using animations and graphs it shows what each of these methods measures focusing on the balance sheet.
The last section of this tutorial is an exercise where students have to apply the four valuation methods for a fictitious company. The objective is for them to see a graphical comparison of the different values obtained under each one of the methods.
This tutorial has been used successfully in undergraduate, graduate (in particular MBA, Masters in Finance and Masters in Management courses) and executive education level finance courses, both in online/blended and face-to-face formats.Academic Area:Finance
The Balance Sheet CF2-112-I-M
The Balance Sheet is an interactive tutorial which describes the different parts of this important financial statement.
An infographic shows the different parts of the balance sheet in a step-by-step manner whilst two exercises with various questions and short explicatory animations complete the introduction.Academic Area:Financial Accounting
Accounting as a source of Information for financiers DF2-162-I
The general accounts are a useful tool for the company and are intended as a source of information. This information has to follow a set of rules and principles and must be recorded using the principle of double-entry bookkeeping. The finance department’s guiding principle is to "maximize the long-term economic value for shareholders." To generate economic value in the long term, the returns obtained from management of the assets in the normal course of business must exceed the financial cost of the resources funding them.
This technical note explains how concepts of accounting are particularly useful to obtain certain financial information. It talks about general accounting and its guiding principles, the profit and loss account, the balance sheet, accounting statements, liabilities, equity, assets, accounting records, depreciation, provisions, investment and financing decisions and finally cash flows, weighted average cost of capital and discounted cash flow.Academic Area:Financial Accounting | Finance
This interactive tutorial allows students to practice their understanding of IAS 36 relevant to the impairment of fixed assets. Students must complete a series of tasks with the objective of finding out which of the company's assets are impaired.
The tutorial is based around a fictitious town called Accountsville which must be explored to successfully complete five scenarios. For each scenario the student must find the carrying amount the recoverable amount and the impairment value with the help of short interactive exercises.
This interactive technical note can be implemented successfully in MBA programs and specialized Masters Programs (Master in Finance, Master in Management, etc.), as well as undergraduate university programs.Academic Area:Financial Accounting