Synopses & Reviews
Harvard Business Essentials are comprehensive, solution-oriented paperbacks for business readers of all levels of experience. Calculating and assessing the overall financial health of the business is an important part of any managerial position. From reading and deciphering financial statements, to understanding net present value, to calculating return on investment, Finance for Managers provides the fundamentals of financial literacy. Easy to use and nontechnical, this helpful guide gives managers the smart advice they need to increase their impact on financial planning, budgeting, and forecasting.
Providing the fundamentals of financial literacy, this guide gives business managers the smart advice they need to increase their impact on financial planning, budgeting, and forecasting.
This handbook offers financial advice for business managers. It seeks to provide the fundamentals of financial literacy, covering: reading balance sheets; net present value; return on investment; breakeven analysis; the budgeting process; financial planning and forecasting; and more.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 200-202) and index.
Table of Contents
Introduction. Financial statements -- Finding meaning in financial statements -- Important accounting concepts -- Taxes -- Financing operations and growth -- Money and capital markets -- Budgeting -- Practical tools for management decisions -- The time value of money -- Valuation concepts.