Business Valuation and Analysis

TypeLectures/Practial Seminar
ECTS Points6
Teaching CycleWinter Semester
Type of ExaminationWritten exam (60 Minutes)

Teaching Staff

Thomas Götz, Cyril Prengel, Andreas Altendorfer


A Bachelor’s Degree is normally required. Knowledge of accounting in accordance with the German Commercial Code and IFRS is strongly recommended.


In this module theoretical basic principles of key figure analysis and business valuation are taught. In the corresponding practical sessions, knowledge acquired will be applied through analyses of business assets, financial position and earnings. Students will also carry out business valuation and practise making investment decisions.

Key learning topics are:

  • Principles of investment appraisal
  • Principles of business valuation
  • Basic principles of financing theory
  • Financial statement analysis
  • Techniques for strategic balance sheet analysis
  • Fundamental methods of forecasting
  • Incorporation of current research

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