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Financial Statement Analysis, Using a Data Analytics Lens

Unfortunately this course is cancelled.

This course provides a framework for understanding the intersection between business strategy, accounting, economics, and finance.  Using historical financial statements as the primary information input, you will employ tools that enable you to better understand the drivers of current performance and risk, forecast future performance, and construct an equity value estimate.  These tools can be applied in a number of contexts including equity valuation, project selection, and managerial evaluation.

Exam info and full course description

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

Admission Requirements

Course specific:

A Bachelor's degree in Economics and Business Administration or a related degree


Exchange students: nomination from your home university

Freemovers: documentation for English Language proficiency

You can read more about admission here.


Vernon Richardson


Academic profile

Vernon J. Richardson is Distinguished Professor of Accounting and the W. Glezen Chair in the Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas