Topics: Balance sheet, Financial ratio, Financial statements Pages: 4 (963 words) Published: February 7, 2013
The objective of this project is to help students pull together various accounting concepts learned in this course and apply them to real-world business situations.

The project is team-based. Students will be organised in small groups of no more than five students each. Each group is required to do online research of some selected public listed companies in Hong Kong. Students, expected to work closely together as a team, need to gather the background information and the most recent annual reports of the selected companies. Based on information contained in the annual reports, students are required to develop a critical analysis of the financial health of the selected companies.

Instructions to Students

The project report should be clear, concise and coherent. In writing the report, you should refer to the annual reports of the companies, quoting references from the annual reports with page numbers where appropriate. Using references from other sources without clear quotation violates the academic honesty code and is subject to University policy and regulations (

The report should be printed on A4 papers. The report should be no more than 12 pages (one side A4 paper, 12 pt Times Roman or equivalent) plus any exhibits and reference, if any. There is no correlation between length of the report and points earned. It is important to answer all questions and please identify the question number in your report.

Deadline of the project is at 5:00 p.m. on December 11, 2011.

Instructions on how to find an annual report of a listed company

Annual reports of Hong Kong listed companies can be obtained from the website of Hong Kong Stock Exchange.

1. Go to . 2. Type “00592” in the ‘Stock Code’ box (00592 is for Bossini, and 00709 is for Giordano) 3. Choose appropriate ‘Date of Release’

4. Click ‘Search’
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