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...see more...
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.
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Xing XiaoXing 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.
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.
About 3 hrs/week.
Nothing! The course is free.
Yes. All of our lectures will have transcripts synced to the videos.
No. You can watch the lectures at your leisure.
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.
Yes. This course corresponds to the campus course 80512073, an elective course of the School of Economics and Management, Financial Analysis and Decision Making.