Analysis of financial statements is considered in order to set a foundation for evaluating a firm’s performance and risk e with its activities; these parameters are necessary to determine if a firm’s strategies will lead to stakeholder’s value.
Learning objectives are as follow:
1- Develop an understanding of financial statements and footnotes,
2- Study of management’s strategies and interpretation managers' incentives for earnings manipulation.
3- Comparative analysis of firms, and ethics in financial reporting.
4- Understand agency problems and long
5- Undergraduate-level understanding of Financial Accounting and adequate and understating of Financial Accounting as it relates to Corporate Finance is imperative.
6- An acceptable level of academic performance in a corresponding area is required.
Sassan Zabeti, CPA, MBA, MS has over twenty five years of diverse experience in tax, Accounting, business management, and consulting. He is a Certified Public Accountant. He also has earned two Master Degrees from University of Texas at Dallas: a Master of Business Administration (MBA) and a Master of Science in Accounting and Information Management (MS). And as a part of his continues commitment to learning, he is currently pursuing his Juris Doctor Degree. Over the course of past twenty five years he has held positions as a college professor, teaching accounting; as coordinator of CPA program, assuring compliance with Texas Board of Public Accountancy; as the chief financial officer of a multimillion dollar enterprise, planning growth and overseeing all financial affairs; as vice president of the largest fitness company in California, overseeing the operations, finance, and sales production of 12 large health clubs; as sales manager of one of the most prestigious automobile dealerships in the US, training the staff, meeting quotas, managing multimillion dollars inventory. As a result of his education and experience, he is able to give sound accounting, entrepreneurial, and business advice as well as build and manage a team of professionals and financial specialists.