Data Detective

Financial Analysis



$150 / seat

Simulation Overview

In this single player asynchronous simulation, learners are equipped with an interactive and flexible set of tools, the participants analyze disguised financials and - using their knowledge of operational practices and reasoning skills - match them to real companies and their descriptions. The simulation allows faculty to assign firms from a library of more than 50 publicly traded companies or upload their own.

Learning Focus

  • Create a narrative about how a business operates and finances itself, given common-size financial statements and select ratios.
  • Demonstrates an understanding of how the operational and financial story of an industry would reflect in a companies financial ratios and other metrics.

Topics Covered

  • Accounting
  • Financial analysis
  • Financial statements
  • Financial accounting
  • Financial ratios

This simulation comes with a Teaching Guidebook for the facilitator along with 1:1 training sessions, free trials, videos and more.


This simulation is by V.G. Narayanan, Suraj Srinivasan, and Harvard Business School Publishing

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