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The 30 Day MBA in Business Finance draws on the 12 fundamental disciplines that form the basis of the modern MBA finance courses and explains the key financial tools and concepts you need to assess business situations and make successful decisions. Incorporating high-profile case studies and links to valuable online resources and self-assessment tests, this book will allow you to: ? eliminate gaps in your financial and accounting knowledge and start to think like a financial strategist ? understand financial reports, principles and procedures ? know how to raise finance and assess the credit worthiness of potential business partners ? revise for your exams if you are studying for a finance or business qualification ? download hundreds of FREE business tools to help you carry out economic, financial, marketing and quantitative analysis - and much more. The 30 Day MBA in Business Finance puts MBA-level financial skills and know-how within reach of all professionals and students. With extensive coverage of the essential topics across three areas - the fundamentals of business finance; corporate capital structures; and financial strategies - it will equip you with the knowledge and the confidence to take part in strategic and financial decisions alongside MBA graduates, and compete both at work and in business. Contents: Introduction ? Part One: The fundamentals of business finance ? Financial business reports ? Who uses financial information and why? ? Accounting branches ? Book keeping - the way transactions are recorded ? Cash flow ? The profit and loss account (income statement) ? The Balance Sheet ? The rules of the game ? Fundamental conventions ? Accounting conventions ? The rule makers ? International accounting standards ? Protecting investors ? Analysing financial reports ? Analysing accounts ? Accounting ratios ? Some problem in using ratios ? Getting company accounts ? Using financial data to improve performance ? Finance as a value creator ? Cost, volume, pricing and profit decisions ? Profit maximization vs shareholder value ? The cost of capital ? Future investment decisions ? Outsourcing ? Shares and markets ? Part Two: Corporate capital structures ? The role of business structures in financing business ? Corporate Structures ? Help and Advice on corporate business structures ? Debt finance ? Bank lending ? Local financing initiatives ? Bonds, debentures and mortgages ? Asset usage financing ? Equity ? Private equity ? Public capital ? What investors want ? Hybrids ? Money for free ? Part Three: Financial strategies and special topics ? Risk Management ? Gearing - leverage ? Customer default ? Online and distant trading ? Foreign exchange ? Business tax and reporting procedures ? Principles of taxation ? Tax types ? Auditors - the gatekeepers ? Filing accounts ? Director?s responsibilities and duties ? Values and the accounting reports ? Mergers and acquisitions ? Going on the acquisition trail ? Valuing a target ? Limit the risks ? City code on takeovers and mergers ? Business plans and budgets ? Forecasting ? Economic cycles ? Business plans ? Budgets and variances ? The core ? Marketing ? Organizational behaviour ? Motivation ? Strategy ? Shaping strategy - tools and techniques. Printed Pages: 248. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 32637
Inhaltsangabe: The 30 Day MBA in Business Finance provides a complete 'course' in business finance, covering 13 key topics which fall under three main headings - the Fundamentals of Business Finance, Corporate Capital Structures and Financial Strategies and Special Topics. Learn what they teach you at the world's top accountancy firms and Business Schools and why it matters to you. With guidance on understanding financial reports, assessing the credit worthiness of business partners, determining profitable strategies, raising finance and ensuring proper records, this book contains everything you need to eliminate gaps in your financial knowledge, think like a financial strategist, move out of your disciplinary straight jacket and become a top manager.
About the Author: Colin Barrow has spent 15 years applying the principles and knowledge acquired through his own MBA to successfully running companies. He has lectured, researched and collaborated with colleagues in business schools in the UK, America, Australia, the Far East and throughout Europe and is currently a visiting fellow at Cranfield University and teaches there regularly. He is also the author of The Business Plan Workbook and Financial Management for the Small Business (both Kogan Page).
Titel: The 30 Day MBA in Business Finance: Your ...
Verlag: Kogan Page Limited/Viva Books
Auflage: First edition.
Buchbeschreibung Kogan Page Jan 2016, 2016. Taschenbuch. Buchzustand: Neu. Neuware - The 30 Day MBA in Business Financeprovides a complete 'course' in business finance, covering 13 key topics which fall under three main headings - the fundamentals of business finance, corporate capital structures and financial strategies and special topics. Learn what they teach you at the world's top accountancy firms and Business Schools and why it matters to you. With guidance on understanding financial reports, assessing the credit worthiness of business partners, determining profitable strategies, raising finance and ensuring proper records, this book contains everything you need to eliminate gaps in your financial knowledge, think like a financial strategist and become a top manager. 264 pp. Englisch. Artikel-Nr. 9780749475406