Harvard Business Essentials: Finance For Manager.

Harvard Business Essentials


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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, This Book Provides The Fundamentals Of Financial Literacy. Easy To Use And Non-Technical, This Helpful Guide Gives Managers The Smart Advice They Need To Increase Their Impact On Financial Planning, Budgeting, And Forecasting.

What will you learn from this book

  1. Financial Analysis Basics: Understanding financial statements, ratios, and key metrics is crucial for effective decision-making and evaluating a company's financial health.

  2. Budgeting and Forecasting: The book may emphasize the importance of budgeting techniques and forecasting methods in managing resources and planning for the future.

  3. Cost Management: Exploring strategies to manage costs efficiently while maintaining quality and productivity can significantly impact a company's profitability.

  4. Capital Budgeting: Understanding capital investment decisions and evaluating potential projects based on their long-term financial impact is essential for sustainable growth.

  5. Risk Management: Identifying and mitigating financial risks, whether related to market fluctuations, operational challenges, or external factors, is crucial for stability and resilience.

  6. Working Capital Management: Efficiently managing working capital, including cash flow, inventory, and receivables, is critical for maintaining liquidity and operational continuity.

  7. Financial Markets and Instruments: An understanding of financial markets, instruments like stocks, bonds, and derivatives, and their impact on corporate finance is vital for decision-making.

  8. Valuation Methods: Exploring various valuation techniques helps in determining the worth of assets, companies, or investment opportunities.

  9. Strategic Financial Decision-making: Integrating financial considerations into strategic decision-making processes is key for managers to align financial goals with broader organizational objectives.

  10. Ethical and Legal Considerations: The book might stress the importance of ethical behavior in financial management and adherence to legal regulations and compliance standards.

Language English
ISBN-10 007-065654-1
No of pages 210
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Book Publisher Harvard Business School Publishing
Published Date 02 Jan 2003

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