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Financial Analysis and Decision Making - A Simulation Approach

This course is fully booked (no waiting list)

The course aims to provide the student with an understanding of how basic finance concepts are applied in real-life situations and the implications of an operating decision on the different aspects of a company’s financial performance.  

This course builds on basic financial management concepts and focuses primarily on the application of those concepts in a setting where students need to learn the impact of the decisions on the short-term as well as long-term financial performance of a given business organization. Key decisions considered in this course primarily revolve around the operating and financial decisions that can turn into strategic and value-creating decisions. 

The course makes the students learn that no business decision is taken in isolation and what is important is to learn the interaction between various sub-units of a business organization and how this interaction affects the profitability and cash flow position of the organization as a whole. 

It should be noted that this is not a course on ‘Corporate Finance’, rather it is an introduction to fundamental financial management concepts and their application in real-life business situations. Simulations and cases will be the primary teaching tool for this course. 

Exam info and full course description

Exam info and full course description can be found in the course catalogue.

Admission Requirements

Course specific:

To apply for the course you must either be enrolled in a bachelor's degree, have a bachelor's degree, or have passed a qualifying entrance examination.

Students must have familiarity with basic financial statements and some financial terminology


Exchange Students: nomination from your home university

Freemovers: documentation for English Language proficiency

You can read more about the admission here.


Parvinder Arora


Parvinder, a Ph.D. in Business Administration, is currently the Dean of the School of Business and IT at Cambrian College, Canada. Before this, he served as a faculty member and an academic administrator with universities and business schools in countries like India, Singapore, Australia, Canada and the UAE. He is skilled in Cost Management, Financial Analysis and Corporate Valuation with a strong professional consulting background.