Define, analyse, synthesise, critically discuss and interpret financial accounting reports and strategies and key concepts and comparative models, and their relationship to financial strategy and decision making within businesses and organisations. Identify, analyse and evaluate financial business and enterprise positioning within the contexts of corporate investment, asset management, decision making and strategy, and economic, legal and tax environments .
TASK 1 DESCRIPTION – 50% Choose a listed company on the Bursa Malaysia Main Board in any of the following sectors: Health Care, Plantation, Technology, Consumer Products & Services, Energy, Industrial Products & Services, Transportation & Logistics and Utilities.
Obtain the annual reports of the company and one of its main competitors for the latest FIVE years from its website or Bursa Malaysia.
a) Write an introductory report on the activities of the company and its position in the industry concerning its competitor. Critically evaluate the key drivers of change that have affected the industry as a whole.
b) Critically compare and analyse their financial performance over the last FIVE years. Relating to each category of ratios, which company has performed better? Overall, which company is better managed. Explain your reasons.
c) Arising from your analysis, identify any strategic and operational issues that need to be addressed by the companies and make appropriate recommendations with justifications. State any problems, limitations and assumptions that you need to make to answer the questions. 1 1 1 1 MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 0 2 DocumentNotSpecified 7.8 磅 Normal 0