Finance for the Nonfinancial Manager

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Author: Herbert T. Spiro

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780471127888

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 320

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Finance for the Nonfinancial Manager, Fourth Edition. If you're a manager, odds are you're playing a larger and moreimportant role in the financial matters of your company. As today'smarketplace becomes increasingly competitive, it's essential thatall managers have a basic understanding of the tools, objectives,and functions of finance if they are to stay ahead of thecompetition. Covering the gamut of the "numbers" end of management,Finance for the Nonfinancial Manager helps you develop a soundbasis for carrying out strategic financial planning anddecision-making responsibilities. This comprehensive reference has served as an indispensable guidefor executives, managers, and small business owners for almost twodecades. Now in its fourth edition, this classic has been updatedto reflect the latest federal tax and regulatory legislation, andit is filled with new charts, tables, and examples suitable for theneeds of today's manager. From basic economic concepts toaccounting conventions, the broad range of topics examined inFinance for the Nonfinancial Manager include: cash flow management,banking relationships, security markets, credit policies, andcapital acquisition. You'll also find practical guidelines for suchimportant skills as how to: * Interpret balance sheets. * Design budgets and P & Ls. * Apply break-even analyses. * Decipher financial statements. Now more than ever, being a manager in the competitive marketplacerequires a solid understanding of key aspects of finance. Thisrevised and expanded edition of Finance for the NonfinancialManager shows you how to get a handle on the basic concepts andprinciples you need to run and maintain a successful business.

Financial Management for Non-Financial Managers

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Author: Clive Marsh

Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers

ISBN: 0749464682

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 256

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Financial Management for Non-Financial Managers is an accessible, practical and easy to understand guide that will allow any manager to gain confidence in understanding financial matters, managing a budget and dealing with bankers, accountants and finance professionals. A source of invaluable expert advice on all the essential aspects of financial management within the context of running a business, it covers: business structures, accounting and financial statements, analysis and ratios, planning, budgeting, product and service costing, setting selling prices, investment appraisal, finance and working capital, taxation and international transactions. This book explains financial literacy in the context of management, showing how improved awareness of finances can lead to increased value creation and protection for your business. Aimed at the practicing business manager, Financial Management for Non-Financial Managers includes case studies, spreadsheets and worked examples to accompany key skills and practices explained in the book.

Accounting and Finance for the NonFinancial Executive

An Integrated Resource Management Guide for the 21st Century

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Author: Jae K. Shim

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1420025635

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 312

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Have you recently been promoted? Are you starting a new business? Do you suddenly find that you need to know more about finances than you ever expected, but have no time for formal training? If so, you need Accounting and Finance for the Non-Financial Executive. Whether you are a newly promoted middle manager or executive, a marketing manager of a small company, an entrepreneur, or own your own business, your results will be measured in dollars and cents. You need to know the basics of finance and accounting to make sound business decisions and become successful. Shim shows you the strategies for evaluating investment decisions such as return on investment analysis. You will see what you need to know, what to ask, which tools are important, what to look for, what to do, and how to do it. Easy to read and useful, the book presents many practical examples, illustrations, guidelines, measures, rules of thumb, graphs, diagrams, and tables that make comprehending the subject easy. Accounting and Finance for the Non-Financial Executive prepares you for additional managerial responsibilities. You will be better equipped to prepare, appraise, evaluate, and approve plans to accomplish departmental objectives. You will be able to back up your recommendations with carefully prepared financial support. Whether they are based on marketing, production, or personnel, by learning how to think in terms of finance and accounting you can intelligently express your ideas.

Finance and Accounting for Nonfinancial Managers

All the Basics You Need to Know

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Author: William G. Droms,Jay O. Wright

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 0465078974

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 336

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In the current environment of cut-throat competition, razor-thin profit margins, and increasing scrutiny from stakeholders, mastering the fundamentals of financial management is a must for everyone with a stake in their companies and in their own professional futures. Packed with step-by-step examples and illustrative case studies, and updated to reflect the latest trends in the economy and in financial policy, Finance and Accounting for Nonfinancial Managers is a nuts-and-bolts guide for managers, entrepreneurs, seasoned executives, teachers, and students alike. Featuring new commentary on corporate accountability, updated interactive templates, study questions, and an online instructor's guide, this new edition covers all the key aspects of financial management.

The McGraw-Hill 36-Hour Course: Finance for Non-Financial Managers 3/E

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Author: H. George Shoffner,Susan Shelly,Robert Cooke

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 9780071759472

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 368

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Make simple sense of complex financial information! The high-profile accounting scandals of recent years have made one thing clear: You can't know too much about the company for which you work. What are the numbers? Where do you find them? How do they affect you and your staff? This fully revised and updated third edition of The McGraw-Hill 36-Hour Course: Finance for Nonfinancial Managers provides a firm grasp on what all the numbers really mean. Designed to let you learn at your own pace, it walks you through: The essential concepts of finance, so you can ask intelligent questions and understand the answers Vital statements and reports, with sections on pro forma financial statements and expensing of stock options The auditing process--what is measured, how it's measured, and how you can help ensure accuracy and completeness With chapter-ending quizzes and an online final exam, The McGraw-Hill 36-Hour Course: Finance for Nonfinancial Managers serves as a virtual professor, providing the curriculum you need to crunch the numbers like a pro!

FT Guide to Finance for Non-Financial Managers

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Author: Jo Haigh

Publisher: Pearson UK

ISBN: 0273756273

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 288

View: 1988

Gives you the confidence to ask the right business questions, make the correct finance decisions and competently speak the language of commerce to your colleagues, managers, customers and stakeholders. The Financial Times Guide to Finance for Non-Financial Managers will show you how to transform seemingly complex financial information and statistics into data that makes sense. And into data that you’ll feel confident talking about. You’ll learn the language of finance, which will help you better formulate decisions on a day-to-day basis. The book will also help you identify the warning signals and understand key performance indications and ratios. You’ll learn how to make better financial decisions, identify ways to increase profits and have increased confidence in approaching capital projects and making sound business decisions.

Finance for Non-Financial Managers

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Author: Gene Siciliano

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071413774

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 220

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Financial reports speak their own language, and managers without a strong finance background often find themselves bewildered by what is being said. Finance for NonFinancial Managers helps managers become familiar with essential financial information, showing them how to "speak the language of numbers" and implement financial data in their daily business decisions. In addition, it clarifies how and why financial decisions impact business and operational objectives.

Finance for Non-Financial Managers

A comprehensive manager's guide to business accountancy

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Author: Roger Mason

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1444133659

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 320

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The world of finance and accountancy can seem one of impenetrable mystery but it is one that many managers have to face in their day to day lives. With its comprehensive coverage of the subject, this book allows you not only to ask pertinent questions but also to understand the answers. Chapter by chapter, the workings of finance are mapped out and laid bare - the formal reports, the methods used to prepare the numbers and what accountants actually do every day. This edition is fully updated to reflect current allowances, rates and regulations and further information. It also includes even more questions (with comprehensive answers) to challenge the reader's understanding. Detailed explanations are provided in a clear, jargon-free style and backed up with lots of practical examples. Areas covered include: - basic terminology - accounting concepts and principles - profit & loss accounts and cash flow management - how accounts departments work - corporate financial planning. There is also a section on personal finance. NOT GOT MUCH TIME? One and five-minute introductions to key principles to get you started. AUTHOR INSIGHTS Lots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the author's many years of experience. TEST YOURSELF Tests in the book and online to keep track of your progress. EXTEND YOUR KNOWLEDGE Extra online articles at www.teachyourself.com to give you a richer understanding of finance. THINGS TO REMEMBER Quick refreshers to help you remember the key facts. TRY THIS Innovative exercises illustrate what you've learnt and how to use it.

The Essentials of Finance and Accounting for Nonfinancial Managers

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Author: Edward Fields

Publisher: AMACOM

ISBN: 081441625X

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 320

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Based on the bestselling AMA seminar, a nuts-and-bolts guide to the dollars-and-cents issues that drive your organization! As a department manager, the last thing you want to think about is numbers. But the truth is, that’s the only thing your executives and senior managers are thinking about so it’s crucial to understand key financial information like balance sheets, income statements, cash flow statements, budgets and forecasts, and annual reports. With over 40,000 copies sold, The Essentials of Finance and Accounting for Nonfinancial Managers has long provided readers with insight into the financial fundamentals. It demystifies the role accounting and finance play in a corporation, demonstrates how financial decisions reflect business goals, and shows how managers can connect corporate financial information directly to their own strategies and actions. Now revised to reflect new accounting and financial standards, the second edition includes: Strategies for getting your share of the budget • New case studies and practice sessions • An explanation of Sarbanes-Oxley and its relevance to nonfinancial managers • How to manage cash flow in tough times • Fraud detection tools • An expanded glossary including up-to-the-minute business concepts and terminology • And more

Finance for Non-Financial Managers

And Small Business Owners

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Author: Lawrence W. Tuller

Publisher: Adams Media

ISBN: 9781558506527

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 320

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Business people--especially managers--need to understand how "the numbers" work for their business and if they're adding up. Designed for managers in small through mid-sized companies, this invaluable guide to key financial concepts will help those in business understand the basics of finance and how it affects their business.