CFA Post Module Assignment
Marks are awarded on the basis of 70% for content, 30% for effort and presentation.
Word limit 2,500 words in total (excluding Appendices)
You are required to examine in detail the latest available annual financial statements of a chosen company / Group of Companies to provide an in-depth analysis of its financial performance. This will normally be a company quoted on the Hong Kong, Shenzhen or Shanghai stock markets.
If you are in any doubt as to the validity of you chosen company please consult with the module tutor, preferably before the end of the taught phase of the study block.
The analysis should look at the liquidity, solvency, profitability and efficiency as evidenced in the company’s latest annual financial statements and relate these to the underlying operational performance.
You may wish to cover the following issues
Good answers will draw information from throughout the financial statements as well as use press comment, analysts’ reports and share price information to provide a comprehensive critical analysis of the sustainability of the organisation’s financial performance.
You may not choose one of the companies covered in the In-module presentations.
Learning outcomes assessed in this Financial Reporting Post Module Assignment are:
|Interpret the basic business accounting statements|
|Differentiate between the different methods of measuring financial performance within a business|
|Critically analyse financial data to generate further information|
|Provide a critical interpretation of the relationship between the operational performance of a business and the financial measures of the business|
To be submitted electronically in ONE file (instead of separate files) in supported types (e.g. MS Word, Acrobat PDF, Postscript, Text, HTML, WordPerfect (WPD) and Rich Text Format, and maximum file size is 40MB) electronically using the appropriate web-form via Tabula BEFORE 12:00 noon UK time on Friday 24 Nov, 2020.
If assessed work is submitted late, the following penalties will be incurred:
[NB for students who started their course prior to 1 August 2019, a 3 marks deduction per University working day applies.]
Note – submission after the deadline time on the submission day will count as 1 day late
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CFA Post Module Assignment