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Notice: The discussion topics for the Next Session (Friday, September 18, 2015).1. Financial Statement Analysis and Prediction of Future Returns 2. Cash Accounting versus Accrual Accounting: Reconciling Earnings, Dividends and Free Cash Flows Resource Person: Dr. Mizanur Rahman



August 26, 2015
International Symposium on Accounting, Auditing and Governance in Asia.

August 12, 2015
Seminar on Non-Fundamentals and Stock Market: New Evidence

August 9, 2015
Please note that next Saturday, August 15, 2015, is a public holiday and we will hold no training session on the date. Section-B participants are therefore requested to join Section-A and attend our Friday Session on August 14, 2015. Venue would be the Faculty Meeting Room.

August 8, 2015
Section-B List of Participants
in the Training Program on Capital Market Research (Saturday, 09:00-12:00);
Venue: Faculty Meeting Room (in front of Dean Office, FBS).
August 8, 2015
Section-A List of Participants
in the Training Program on Capital Market Research (Friday, 09:00-12:00);
Venue: Computer Lab (Room#7004, Level 6); MBA Building, FBS.
July 9, 2015

List of Selected Candidates for the Training Program on Capital Market Research

Each candidate shall receive an email from the program director with further instructions.

A Day-long Workshop on
Financial Statement Analysis for Securities Valuation
An International Perspective

Accounting for Capital Market Development (ACMD) is a research project administered under the Academic Innovation Fund (AIF) of the University Grants Commission (UGC) of Bangladesh and the World Bank. ACMD will offer a day-long “Workshop on Financial Statement Analysis for Securities Valuation: An International Perspective” in the University of Dhaka. The program will focus on fundamental valuation of securities traded in stock exchanges. A motivation is to present a coherent framework of financial statement analysis for fundamental valuation of stocks and securities and for making informed investment decisions.
Program Description
The program will cover the following main topics: (i) Understanding Financial Statements for Investment Decisions; (ii) Profitability and Growth Analysis; (iii) Valuation Models: An Evaluation of Dividend Discount Model, Free Cashflow Model , Abnormal Earnings Valuation Model, and Residual Income Valuation Model. (iv) Equity Valuation in Practice, and (v) Decision Usefulness of Financial Accounting Information: An Experimental Study of Institutional Investors.


Program Type: A Day-long Workshop

Date: Saturday, 9:00AM~05:00PM, December 26, 2015

Resource Person: Dr Shahed Imam, Associate Professor of Accounting, Warwick Business School, the University of Warwick

Eligibility Criteria:
The workshop is designed for financial analysts, investment managers, capital market journalists and investors in general. Applicants are expected to have graduate degrees from any recognized university in any discipline. A working experience in corporate business, capital market journalism and academic/research institutions is desirable.

Prior registration is required. Interested applicants shall apply in prescribed form available online at at Training Application Form . Filled-in applications are required to be submitted to the program office via E-mail to by December 25, 2015.

Fees: Interested candidates shall pay a fee of Tk. 2,000 each payable by account payee check or a pay order in favor of Accounting for Capital Market Development (ACMD). Payment can be made on the program date.

Participants shall receive a certificate of participation from the University of Dhaka at the end of the program.

Venue: Conference Hall, Faculty of Business Studies, University of Dhaka

Partnerships and Collaborations:


Organized by:
Accounting for Capital Market Development (ACMD)
Department of Accounting & Information Systems (AIS)
University of Dhaka, Dhaka-1000, Bangladesh
Program Director: Dr. Mizanur Rahman
Project Office: Room#107, Academic Building, Faculty of Business Studies
Please contact Ms. Samira Siddika at 01670051862, Email: or visit and for further information about the program

You can also write Dr. Mizanur Rahman at or call him at +8801817684202.

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