TsinghuaX: 80512073x: Financial Analysis and Decision Making

School: TsinghuaX
Course Code: 80512073x
Classes Start: 3 Mar 2014
Course Length: 10 weeks
Estimated effort: 3 hours/week

Prerequisites:

None. This course is for anyone with an interest in financial analysis. It is a graduate level course but there is no requirement to have a financial background. All lectures will be in Chinese...

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TsinghuaX: Financial Analysis and Decision Making

Financial Analysis and Decision Making

This course will help you understand how businesses create value, how to think with financials in mind and how to use financial information in business decision-making.

About this Course

Course videos are presented in Mandarin with English subtitles.


This course will help you understand how businesses create value, how to think with financials in mind and how to use financial information in business decision-making. We will start with the basics of financial statements and move to the conceptual framework of financial information and its relationship to industry, firms’ strategic positioning, and strategy execution.

这门课程用财务语言解构企业的价值创造过程,从而帮助学习者理解影响价值创造的各种因素,建立财务思维,并具备将其应用于商业决策的能力。我们将从认识财务报表开始,逐步了解财务信息的架构体系,讨论财务数据与行业、战略定位与战略执行的关系,剖析企业的价值创造过程,在此基础上,讨论如何运用财务数据进行商业决策。

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Course Staff

  • Xing Xiao

    Xing Xiao

    Xing Xiao is the chair and associate professor at the Department of Accounting, School of Economics and Management, Tsinghua University. She teaches courses including Financial Analysis and Decision Making, Accounting Theory, and Accounting and Finance Issues in China’s Capital Market. She also teaches Accounting in EMBA program and Financial Management in Executive Development program. She received her B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, and B.B.A. in Corporate Finance and Accounting from Tsinghua University in 1994, M.A. in Corporate Finance and Accounting from Tsinghua University in 1997, and Ph.D. in Accounting from Tsinghua University in 2004.

    肖星,清华大学经济管理学院会计系主任,副教授。她主要讲授财务分析与决策、会计理论、中国资本市场上的会计与财务问题等课程,同时为EMBA和高层管理培训项目讲授会计学、财务管理等课程。肖星教授1994年获清华大学机械工程学士学位和企业管理第二学士学位,1997年获清华大学会计学硕士学位,2004年获清华大学会计学博士学位。

Prerequisites

None. This course is for anyone with an interest in financial analysis. It is a graduate level course but there is no requirement to have a financial background. All lectures will be in Chinese with English captions and course materials provided.

FAQs

What is the estimated effort for course?

About 3 hrs/week.

How much does it cost to take the course?

Nothing! The course is free.

Will the text of the lectures be available?

Yes. All of our lectures will have transcripts synced to the videos.

Do I need to watch the lectures live?

No. You can watch the lectures at your leisure.

Can I contact the Instructor or Teaching Assistants?

Yes, but not directly. The discussion forums are the appropriate venue for questions about the course. The instructors will monitor the discussion forums and try to respond to the most important questions; in many cases response from other students and peers will be adequate and faster.

Is this course related to a campus course of Tsinghua University?

Yes. This course corresponds to the campus course 80512073, an elective course of the School of Economics and Management, Financial Analysis and Decision Making.