Kurser Financial Problem Solving in Business

21024 Financial Problem Solving in Business , 5 sp

Advanced studies
Teaching language

The course provides a hands-on problem solving experience for students. Students analyze a real life business problem, conduct and apply relevant research into the problem in question. Students also are presenting professionally the results to the evaluation jury including representatives from academics and business life.
The course will not be given during the academic year 2019-2020.

Learning Goal

You have the knowledge and skills needed for finding sound solutions to company problems based on financial reporting and accounting information.

After completing the course, you will be able to
  • efficiently view how specific kind of problems of the company can be solved using accounting information.
  • operate in most productive way as a team member
  • report and present the results professionally. 
Additional Information

Not given 2019-2020.

International Learning Experience

The focus of the course is problem solving in an international business environment.

Target Group

Only Hanken degree students with accounting as their major or students within the FADB specialisation.

Limited Number of Participants

Max 20 students due to collaboration with KPMG and case work.

Students sign up for the course through Weboodi. The 20 most advanced accounting major students (based on previous study records) are selected to the course.


Bachelor thesis (21001). At least three financial accounting courses.


Group meetings, research, the midterm report, the final report and presentation.

Total Student Workload

134 hours divided into
Scheduled (contact hours): 15 h
Non-scheduled work: 119 h

Recommended Time of Performance

Second year of master's studies.


Problem solving midterm report (30%)
Final report (50%)
Final presentation (20%)

Course and reading material assigned by the instructor.

Students who have completed the earlier course Financial Problme Solving in Business (6 ECTS, course code 21003) cannot take this course.