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Author: Qatar Financial Centre.
Publisher: London : Bloomsbury, ©2009.
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"The one-stop guide for finance professionals, compiled by 300+ experts covering key aspects of finance including risk management, cash-flow management, operations, macro issues, regulation and auditing." "This books provides finance professionals from the MBA student and trainee accountants to senior executives, with essential problem-solving tools, enabling them to operate as effectively as possible in the  Read more...
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Qfinance.
London : Bloomsbury, ©2009
(OCoLC)768161164
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Qatar Financial Centre.
ISBN: 9781849300001 1849300003
OCLC Number: 457379410
Description: xlvi, 2160 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 29 cm
Contents: Best practice --
Corporate balance sheets and cash flow --
Advantages of finance best practice networks / Hans-Dieter Scheuermann --
Allocating corporate capital fairly / John L. Mariotti --
Asset liability management for pension funds / R.H.M.A. Kleynen --
Best-practice working capital management: techniques for optimizing inventories, receivables, and payables / Patrick Buchmann, Udo Jung --
Business implications of the Single Euro Payments Area (SEPA) / Juergen Bernd Weiss --
Capital budgeting: the dominance of net present value / Harold Bierman, Jr. --
Capital structure: implications / John C. Groth --
Capital structure: perspectives / John C. Groth --
Viewpoint: Howard Davies --
Cash flow best practice for small and medium-sized enterprises / Rita Herron Brown --
Comparing net present value and internal rate of return / Harold Bierman, Jr. --
Corporate finance for SMEs / Terry Carroll --
Dangers of corporate derivative transactions / David C. Shimko --
Factoring and invoice discounting: working capital management options / Irena Jindrichovska --
A holistic approach to business risk management / Terry Carroll --
How taxation impacts on liquidity management / Martin O'Donovan --
How to better manage your financial supply chain / Juergen Bernd Weiss --
Viewpoint: Lawrence Phillips --
How to manage pension costs / Edmund Truell --
How to successfully assess a company's global treasury needs and objectives / Gary Silha --
Integrated corporate financial risk policy / David C. Shimko --
Managing capital budgets for small and medium-sized companies / Neil Seitz --
Managing counterparty credit risk / David C. Shimko --
Managing interest rate risk / Will Spinney --
Managing liquidity in China: challenging times / Marlene R. Wittman --
Navigating a liquidity crisis effectively / Klaus Kremers --
Viewpoint: Zarin Patel --
Payment factories: how to streamline financial flows / Chris Skinner --
Pension schemes: a unique and unintended basket of risks on the balance sheet / Amarendra Swarup --
Quantifying corporate financial risk / David C. Shemko --
To hedge or not to hedge / Steve Robinson --
A total balance sheet approach to financial risk / Terry Carroll --
Using structured products to manage liabilities / Shane Edwards --
The value and management of intellectual property, intangible assets, and goodwill / Kelvin King --
Valuing pension fund liabilities on the balance sheet / Steven Lowe --
Governance and business ethics --
Balancing senior management compensation arrangements with shareholders' interests / Henrik Cronqvist --
Viewpoint: Wim Bartels --
Best practice in investment governance for pension funds / Roger Urwin --
Best practices in corporate social responsibility / Alison Kemper, Roger Martin --
Viewpoint: Stewart Hamilton --
Boardroom rules / Adrian Cadbury --
Viewpoint: Tim Hindle --
Business ethics / Sue Newell --
Corporate board structures / Vidhan Goyal --
Viewpoint: Jonathan M. Karpoff --
Corporate responsibility in a global world: marrying investment in human capital with focus on cost / Angela Baron --
CSR: more than PR, pursuing competitive advantage in the long run / John Surdyk --
Viewpoint: Jay W. Lorsch --
Dividend policy: maximizing shareholder value / Harold Bierman, Jr. --
Executive rewards: ensuring that financial rewards match performance / Shaun Tyson --
Viewpoint: Bruce Misamore --
Financial reporting: conveying the message down the line / Leslie L. Kossoff --
Identifying the right non-executive director / Terry Carroll --
Viewpoint: Roger Steare --
Improving corporate profitability through accountability / Marc J. Epstein --
Reinvesting in the company versus rewarding investors with distributions / Ruth Bender --
Insurance and financial markets including macroeconomics --
Viewpoint: Amjid Ali --
Banks and small and medium-sized enterprises: recent business developments / Sergio Schmukler, Augusto de la Torre, Maria Soledad Martinez Peria --
Viewpoint: Jacques Attali --
Viewpoint: Jagdish Bhagwati --
Climate change and insurance / Stephen Haddrill --
Viewpoint: Roger Bootle --
The crash and the banking sector: laying the foundations / Angela Knight --
Viewpoint: Todd Buchholz --
Viewpoint: Bill Hembrecht --
Credit derivatives: the origins of the problem / Eric Dinallo --
Viewpoint: Fred Hu --
ERM, Best's ratings, and the financial crisis / Gene C. Lai --
Viewpoint: Justin Yifu Lin --
Viewpoint: Augusto Lopez-Claros --
The globalization of inflation / Diana Choyleva --
Viewpoint: Maureen J. Miskovic --
How the settlement infrastructure is surviving the financial meltdown / Yves Poullet --
Viewpoint: Jon Moulton --
Viewpoint: Michael J. Panzner --
Insurance: bruised, not crushed / Robert P. Hartwig --
Viewpoint: Brian Reading --
The insurance sector: plenty of silver lining to be found / Andrew Milligan --
Viewpoint: Ricardo Rebonato --
Viewpoint: Jim Rogers --
Islamic capital markets: the role of Sukuk / Rodney Wilson --
Viewpoint: Leigh Skene --
Islamic insurance markets and the structure of Takaful / Suzanne White --
Viewpoint: Bernhard Speyer, Norbert Walter --
Viewpoint: Achim Steiner, Pavan Sukdhev --
Longevity, reserves, and annuities: a difficult circle to square / Paul Belok --
Viewpoint: Jean-Claude Trichet --
Middle East and North Africa region: financial sector and integration / Samy Ben Naceur, Chiraz Labidi --
Viewpoint: Richard A. Werner --
The payment services directive: a crucial step toward payment harmonization across the EU / Bjorn Flismark --
Viewpoint: Paul Wilmott --
The perfect storm: why did no one see it coming? The missing piece in risk management / Nigel Walder --
Viewpoint: Linda Yueh --
Why printing money sometimes works for central banks / Paul Kasriel --
Viewpoint: Muhammad Yunus. Making and managing investments --
The ability of ratings to predict the performance exchange-traded funds / Gerasimos G. Rompotis --
Asset allocation methodologies / Tom Coyne --
Booms, busts, and how to navigate troubled waters / Joachim Klement --
Carrying out due diligence on hedge funds / Amarendra Swarup --
Carrying out due diligence on private equity funds / Rainer Ender --
Viewpoint: Anthony Bolton --
The case for SMART rebalancing / Arun Muralidhar, Sanjay Muralidhar --
The changing role and regulation of equity research / Simon Taylor --
Corporate covenant and other embedded options in pension funds / Theo Kocken --
Ethical funds and socially responsible investment: an overview / Chendi Zhang --
Forecasting default rates and the credit cycle / Martin Fridson --
Viewpoint: Javier Estrada --
Funds of hedge funds versus single-manager funds / Steve Wallace --
Hedge fund challenges extend beyond regulation / Kevin Burrows --
How stockholders can effectively engage with companies / James Gifford --
How to set the hurdle rate for capital investments / Jon Tucker --
The impact of index trackers on shareholders and stock volatility / Martin Gold --
viewpoint: Mark Mobius --
Interdependence of national and international markets: the Foreign Information Transmission (FIT) model / Boulis M. Ibrahim, Janusz Brzeszczynski --
Investing cash: back to basics / Mark Camp, Emma Du Haney --
Investing in structure finance products in the debt money markets / Moorad Choudhry --
Measuring company exposure to country risk / Aswath Damodaran --
Measuring country risk / Aswath Damodara --
Viewpoint: James Montier --
Minimizing credit risk / Frank J. Fabozzi --
Mixflation / Giles Keating --
Money managers / David Pitt-Watson --
The performance of socially responsible mutual funds / Luc Renneboog --
Price discovery in IPOs / Jos van Bommel --
Private equity fund monitoring and risk management / Rainer Ender --
Viewpoint: Peter Zollinger, John Schaetzl --
The role of commodities in an institutional portfolio / Keith H. Black, Satya Kumar --
The role of short sellers in the marketplace / Raj Gupta --
Understanding the role of diversification / Guofu Zhou --
Valuation and project selection when the market and face value of dividends differ / Graham Partington --
When form follows function: how core-satellite investing has sparked an era of convergence / Christopher Holt --
Mergers and acquisitions --
Acquisition integration: how to do it successfully / David R. Sadtler --
Coping with equity market reactions to M & A transactions / Scott Moeller --
Cultural alignment and risk management: developing the right culture / R. Brayton Bowen --
Due diligence requirements in financial transactions / Scott Moeller --
Identifying and minimizing the strategic risks from M & A / Peter Howson --
Leveraged buyouts and recession / Louise Scholes, Mike Wright --
Leveraged buyouts: what, why, when, and how / Scott S. Johnson --
Maximizing value when selling a business / John Gilligan --
Merger integration and transition management: a new slant for finance executives / Price Pritchett --
Mergers and acquisitions: patterns, motives, and strategic fit / Siri Terjesen --
Mergers and acquisitions: today's catalyst is working capital / James S. Sagner --
Valuing start-ups / Aswath Damodaran --
Why mergers fail and how to prevent it / Susan Cartwright --
Operations management --
Building potential catastrophe management into a strategic risk framework / Duncan Martin --
Business continuity management: how to prepare for the worst / Andrew Hiles --
Countering supply chain risk / Vinod Lall --
Dealing with cybersquatters / Shireen Smith --
Dispute resolution: the forum selection clause / Elisabeth de Nadal, Victor Manuel Sanchez --
Electronic invoicing in the European Union / Hansjorg Nymphius --
Employee stock options / Peter Casson --
Essentials for export success: understanding how risks and relationships lead to rewards / Paul Beretz --
Exporting against letters of credit / Buddy Baker --
Viewpoint: Thierry Malleret --
Financial techniques for building customer loyalty / Ray Halagera --
Fraud: minimising the impact on corporate image / Tim Johnson --
Geopolitical risk: countering the impact on your business / Ian Bremmer --
How to manage emerging market risks with third party insurance / Rod Morris --
Human risk: how effective strategic risk management can identify rogues / Tom McKaig --
The human value of the enterprise / Andrew Mayo --
Intellectual capital / Thomas A. Stewart --
International arbitration: basic principles and characteristics / Stavros Brekoulakis --
Managing intellectual capital / Leif Edvinsson --
Managing operational risks using an all-hazards approach / Mark D. Abkowitz --
Viewpoint: Aldo Mareuse --
Managing retirement costs / Beverly Goldberg --
Mulitparty and multicontract arbitration / Stavros Brekoulakis --
Protecting your intellectual property: nonregistered rights / Jeremy Phillips --
Protecting your intellectual property: registered rights / Jeremy Phillips --
Reducing costs and improving efficiency by outsourcing and selecting suppliers / Paul Davies --
Reducing costs through change management / Beverly Goldberg --
Reducing costs through production and supply chain management / Vinod Lall --
Return on talent / Subir Chowdhury --
Risk management: beyond compliance / Bill Sharon --
Understanding reputation risk and its importance / Jenny Rayner. Raising finance --
Acquiring a secondary listing, or cross-listing / Meziane Lasfer --
Assessing venture capital funding for small and medium-sized enterprises / Alain Fayolle, Joseph LiPuma --
Attracting small investors / Wondimu Mekonnen --
Capital structure: a strategy that makes sense / John C. Groth --
The cost of going public: why IPOs are typically underpriced / Lena Booth --
Credit ratings / David Wyss --
Equity issues by listed companies: rights issues and other methods / Seth Armitage --
Financial steps in an IPO for a small or medium-size enterprise / Hung-Gay Fung --
How and when to use nonrecourse financing / Thomas McKaig --
IPOs in emerging markets / Janusz Brzeszczynski --
Islamic modes of finance and the role of Sukuk / Abdel-Rahman Yousri --
Issuing corporate debt / Steven Lowe --
Managing activist investors and fund managers / Leslie L. Kossoff --
Optimizing the capital structure: finding the right balance between debt and equity / Meziane Lasfer --
Private investments in public equity / William K. Sjostrom, Jr. --
Public-private partnerships in emerging markets / Peter Koveos, Pierre Yourougou --
Raising capital in global financial markets / Reena Aggarwal --
Raising capital in the United Kingdom / Lauren Mills --
The role of institutional investors in corporate finance / Hao Jiang --
Securitization: understanding the risks and rewards / Tarun Sabarwal --
Sources of venture capital / Lawrence M. Brotzge --
Understanding and accessing private equity for small and medium enterprises / Arne-G. Hostrup --
Understanding equity capital in small and medium-sized enterprises / Siri Terjesen --
Understanding the true cost of issuing convertible debt and other equity-linked financing / Roger Lister --
Using securitization as a corporate funding tool / Frank J. Fabozzi --
What the rise of global banks means for your company / Chris Skinner --
Regulation and compliance --
Accounting for business combinations in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) requirements / Shan Kennedy --
Accounting for share-based payments under IFRS / Shan Kennedy --
Aligning the internal audit function with strategic objectives / Ilias G. Basioudis --
The assurance versus consulting debate: how far should internal audit go? / Michael Parkinson --
Best practices in risk-based internal auditing / Sheryl Vacca --
Classification and treatment of leases / Roger Lister --
Costs and benefits of accounting-based regulation in emerging capital markets / Wang Jiwei --
The effect of SOX on internal control, risk management, and corporate governance best practice / David A. Doney --
Effective financial reporting and auditing: importance and limitations / Andrew Higson --
Engaging senior management in internal control / Philip Ratcliffe --
Enterprise risk management and solvency II / Andrew Davies --
Viewpoint: Viral Acharya, Julian Franks --
Fair value accounting: SFAS 157 and IAS 39 / Kevin Ow Yong --
Has financial reporting impacted on internal auditing negatively? / Andrew Chambers --
How internal auditing can help with a company's fraud issues / N. Gail Harden --
How much independence for supervisors in financial market regulations? / Marc Quintyn --
How to effectively implement a standard chart of accounts / Aziz Tayyebi --
Identifying the main regulatory challenges for Islamic finance / Bilal Rasul --
Implementing an effective internal controls system / Andrew Chambers --
Incorporating operational and performance auditing into compliance and financial auditing / Andrew Cox --
Internal audit and partnering with senior management / Bruce Turner --
Internal audit planning: how can we do it better? / Michael Parkinson --
Viewpoint: Ernst Ligteringen --
The internal audit role: is there an expectation gap in your organization? / Jeffrey Ridley --
Internal auditors and enterprise risk management / Ian Fraser --
The LIFO conundrum: convergence of US GAAP with IFRS and its implications on US company competitiveness / William W. White --
Managing the relationships between audit committees and the CAE / Richard E. Cascarino --
The missing metrics: managing the cost of complexity / John L. Mariotti --
New assurance challenges facing chief audit executives / Simon D'Arcy --
Optimizing internal audit / Andrew Chambers --
Performance reporting under IFRS / Peter Casson --
Principles versus rules in financial supervision: is there one superior approach? / Marc Quintyn --
Procedures for reporting financial risk in Islamic finance / Daud Vicary Abdullah, Ramesh Pillai --
Viewpoint: Sir John Stuttard --
The rationale of international financial reporting standards and their acceptance by major countries / Veronique Weets --
Revising Basel II: but at what cost? / Vishal Vedi --
Solvency II: a new regulatory framework for the insurance sector / Paul Barrett --
Starting a successful internal audit function to meet present and future demands / Jeffrey Ridley --
Tripping over prudence: ideas for a sensible fix for Basel II / Samuel Sender, Noel Amenc --
Understanding the requirements for preparing IFRS financial statements / Veronique Weets --
US financial restatements? / F. Todd DeZoort --
What is the range of the internal auditor's work? / Andrew Cox --
Why organizations need to be regulated: lessons from history / Bridget M. Hutter. Strategy and performance --
Aligning structure with strategy: recalibrating for improved performance and increased profitability / R. Brayton Bowen --
Assessing opportunities for growth in developing countries of micro, small, and medium-size enterprises / Montague J. Lord --
Assessing opportunities for growth in small and medium enterprises / Frank Hoy --
Avoiding the mistakes of the past: lessons from the startup world / James E. Schrager --
Viewpoint: Rajiv Dogra --
Corporate-level strategy / David R. Sadtler --
Creating value with EVA / S. David Young --
Enhance competitive performance via critical key performance indicators (KPIs) / Zahirul Hoque --
Viewpoint: Frank Feather --
Everything you need to know about benchmarking / Robin Mann --
Globalization and regional business strategy / Alan M. Rugman --
Growing and maximizing SME profitability without compromising ROI / Neil Marriott --
The impact of climate change on business / Graham Dawson --
Viewpoint: Graeme Leach --
The impact of demographics on business and the world economy / Gabriel Stein --
Increasing the profitability of small and medium enterprises: a practical guide / Tom Brown --
Innovation and the path to growth, profitability, and competitiveness / John Milton-Smith --
Viewpoint: Hamish McRae --
Maximizing a new strategic alliance / Peter Killing --
Multidimensional performance measurement using the balanced scorecard / Priscilla Wisner --
Multinationality and financial performance / Alan M. Rugman --
Viewpoint: Mike Moore --
Profitability analysis using activity-based costing / Priscilla Wisner --
Project planning techniques for small and medium enterprises / Damian Merciar --
Real options: opportunity from risk / David C. Shimko --
Risk: perspectives and common sense rules for survival / John C. Groth --
Viewpoint: Ravi Nedungadi --
Statistical process control for quality improvement / Priscilla Wisner --
Toward a total global strategy / George Yip --
Turning around financial performance / David Magee --
Using decision analysis to value R & D projects / Bert De Reyck --
Viewpoint: Nenad Pacek --
Value creation: perspectives and implications / John C. Groth --
What entrepreneurs and small business owners can do to increase their chances of success in the global economy / Neuman Pollack --
Why EVA is the best measurement tool for creating shareholder value / Erik Stern --
Winning commercial tenders / Damian Merciar --
Checklists --
Corporate balance sheets and cash flow --
Assessing cash flow and bank lending requirements --
Building a Forex Plan --
Creating a standardized process --
Dealing with financial intermediaries --
Defining the financial manager's role --
Developing a contingency funding plan --
Estimating enterprise value with the weighted average cost of capital --
The foreign exchange market: its structure and function --
hedging credit risk: case studies and strategies --
Hedging foreign exchange risk: case studies and strategies --
Hedging interest rate risk: case study and strategies --
Hedging liquidity risk: case study and strategies --
How to manage your credit rating --
Identifying and managing exposure to interest and exchange rate risks --
Identifying weak points in your liquidity --
Insuring against financial loss --
Key components of an optimal enterprise resource planning system --
Managing the time value of money --
Managing the time value of money --
Managing working capital --
Managing your credit risk --
Measuring financial health --
Measuring liquidity --
Methods for dealing with inflation risk --
The objectives of corporate planning and budgeting --
Obtaining and equity value using the Weighted Average Cost of Capital (WACC) --
Preparing a budget --
Preparing a budget --
Preparing a cash flow forecast --
Setting up a dividend policy --
Swaps, options, and futures: what they are and their function --
Understanding and calculating the total cost of risk --
Understanding and using carry trades --
Understanding and using currency swaps --
Understanding and using inflation swaps --
Understanding and using interest rate swaps --
Understanding and using the cash conversion cycle --
Understanding asset-liability management (full balance sheet approach) --
Understanding capital structure theory: Modigliani and Miller --
Understanding free cash flow --
Understanding hedge ratios --
Understanding key financial terms and statements --
Understanding the balance sheet --
Understanding the cost of capital and the hurdle rate --
Understanding the relationship between the discount rate and risk --
Understanding the weighted average cost of capital (WACC) --
Understanding yield/revenue management --
Covernance and business ethics --
The Board's role in executive compensation --
Business ethics in Islamic finance --
Conflicting interests: the agency issue --
Corporate governance and its interpretations --
Corporate governance and its interpretations --
Corporate governance and its interpretations --
Corporate governance practices in private equity-owned firms --
Creating a comprehensive audit committee evaluation form --
Creating a sustainable development policy --
Creating executive compensation --
Defining corporate governance: its aims, goals, and responsibilities --
Directors' and officers' liability insurance --
Directors' duties: a primer --
Governance practices in family-owned firms --
Investors and the capital structure --
Regulatory responsibilities of executive and non-executive directors: an international overview --
Requirements of the UK Combined Code on Corporate Governance --
The responsibilities of trustees --
Selecting the board and evaluation process --
Sound business judgment and immunity from liability --
The triple bottom line --
Understanding anti-takeover strategies --
Understanding crisis management --
Insurance and financial markets including macroeconomics --
Basel II: its development and aims --
Calculating your total economic capital --
Captive insurance companies: how to reduce your costs --
Comparative insurance companies: how to reduce your costs --
Comparative and international financial regulation --
Derivatives markets: their structure and function --
Insolvency/bankruptcy regulations in major regions --
The interbank market: its structure and function --
Key Islamic banking instruments and how they work --
Key principles of Islamic finance --
Merchant banks: their structure and function --
Retail banks: their structure and function --
The role of the Shariah Advisory Board in Islamic finance --
Stress testing to evaluate insurance cover --
Understanding and calculating probable maximum loss (PML) --
Understanding the components of an insurance contract. Making and managing investments --
Calculating a company's net worth --
Calculating total shareholder return --
Fund of hedge funds: understanding the risks and returns --
Hedge funds: understanding the risks and returns --
how to use credit rating agencies --
Investing in employee pension plans: understanding the risks and returns --
mean-variance optimization: a primer --
An overview of Shariah-compliant funds --
Overview of tax deeds --
Structured investment vehicles --
Trading in commodities: why and how --
Trading in corporate bonds: why and how --
Trading in equities on stock exchanges --
Trading in government bonds: why and how --
Understanding and using the Repos Market --
Understanding price volatility --
Understanding private-equity strategies: an overview --
Using investment funds (unit and investment trusts) --
Using shareholder value analysis --
Mergers and acquisitions --
Achieving success in international acquisitions --
Acquiring a company --
Acquisition accounting --
M & A regulations: a global overview --
Management buyouts --
Planning the acquisitions process --
Planning the disposal process --
Structuring M & A deals and tax planning --
Using dividend and discount models --
Using IRR for M & A financing --
Using the comparable net worth methods in squeeze outs --
Using the market-value method for acquisitions --
Operations management --
Administering contracts successfully --
Applying cost-benefit analysis to project appraisal --
Applying stress-testing to business continuity management --
Applying stress-testing to operational risk exposure --
Basic steps for starting a business --
Building an efficient credit and collection accounts system --
Building an electronic invoicing system --
Business process reengineering --
Calculating return on investment in human resources --
Choosing the right payment policy --
Commercial aspects of licensing --
Competition law: key financial issues --
Corporate insurance cover: a primer --
Costing a new project --
Creating a risk register --
Distribution agreements --
Efficient invoicing procedures --
Ensuring effective financial control --
How to optimize stock control --
Identifying your continuity needs --
Insuring against business interruption --
Intellectual property: copyright --
Intellectual property: patents: an international overview --
Intellectual property: registered designs and trademarks --
International comparisons of company law --
Inventory: how to control it effectively --
Invoicing and credit control for small and medium-sized enterprises --
Islamic commercial law --
Islamic law of contracts --
Managing and auditing the risk of business interruption --
Managing bankruptcy and insolvency --
Performing a skills gap analysis --
Performing total cost of ownership analysis --
Practical purchasing procedures --
Practical techniques for commercial mediation --
The principles of litigation --
Setting up a key risk indicator system --
Structuring and negotiating joint ventures --
Structuring, negotiating, and draft agency agreements --
Understanding and calculating RORAC, RAROC, and RAROPRAC --
Understanding continuity insurance --
Understanding the financial aspects of employing people --
What is benchmarking --
Raising finance --
The bond market: its structure and function --
Dealing with venture capital companies --
Financial intermediaries: their role and relation to financial markets --
Franchising a business --
How to use receivables as collateral --
Measuring gearing --
Money markets: their structure and function --
Options for raising finance --
Overview of loan agreements --
An overview of stockholders' agreements --
Raising capital by issuing bonds --
Raising capital by issuing shares --
Raising capital through private and public equity --
Sovereign wealth funds: investment strategies and objectives --
Steps for obtaining bank financing --
Stock markets: their structure and function --
Understanding and using interest coverage ratios --
Understanding and using leverage ratios --
Understanding capital markets, structure, and function --
Understanding debt cover --
Understanding fixed-charge coverage --
Using mezzanine financing --
Regulation and compliance --
Balancing hedging objectives with accounting rules (FAS 133) --
The Chief Audit Executive's (CAE) roles and responsibilities --
Establishing a framework for assessing risk --
The EU regulatory regime --
IFRS: the basics --
The IIA Code of Ethics--
Key accounting standards and organizations --
Key components of a corporate risk register --
The key components of an audit report --
Middle East: regulatory structure and powers --
MiFID: its development and aims --
Preparing financial statements: balance sheets --
Preparing financial statements: profit and loss accounts (P & Ls) --
Principles of financial services regulation --
Regulatory and capital issues under Shariah Law --
Sarbanes-Oxley: its development and aims --
Solvency II: its development and aims --
Stress testing and scenario analysis for keeping up with regulation --
The ten accounting principles --
Understanding internal capital adequacy assessment process (ICAAP) --
Understanding impairment accounting: what it is and when it is used --
Understanding internal audits --
Understanding the key components of GAAP: the continuing concern concept --
United Kingdom: regulator structure and powers --
Using and understanding financial ratios for analysis --
What is forensic auditing? --
Strategy and performance --
Appraising investment opportunities --
Assessing business performance --
Assessing economies of scale in business --
Understanding decision-tree analysis --
Understanding key performance indicators --
Understanding Pareto's Law --
Understanding real options --
Understanding strategy maps. Calculations and ratios --
Accounts payable turnover ratio --
Accounts receivable turnover --
Accrual rate --
Acid-test ratio --
Activity-based costing --
Alpha and beta values of a security --
Amortization --
Annual percentage rate --
Asset turnover --
Asset utilization --
Basis point value --
Binomial distribution --
Bond yield --
Book value --
Borrowing costs and capitalization --
Break-even analysis --
Capital asset pricing model --
Capital expenditure --
Capitalization ratios --
Central limit theorem --
Contribution margin --
Conversion price --
Conversion ratio --
Convertible preferred stock --
Cost of goods sold --
Covariance --
Creating a balance sheet --
Creating a cash flow statement --
Creating a profit and loss (P & L) account --
Creditor and debtor days --
Current price of a bond --
Current ratio --
Days sales outstanding --
Debt/capital ratio --
Debt/equity ratio --
Defining assets --
Depreciation --
Discounted cash flow --
Distinguishing between a capital and an operating lease --
Dividend yield --
Earnings at risk --
Earnings per share --
EBITDA --
Economic value added --
Efficiency and operating ratios --
Elasticity --
Enterprise value --
Exchange rate risk --
Expected rate of return --
Fair value calculations --
Fixed-deposit compound interest --
Forward interest rates --
Future value --
Future value of an annuity --
Goodwill and patents --
Gross profit margin ratio --
Interest coverage --
Internal rate of return --
Liquidity ratio analysis --
Management accounts --
Marginal cost --
Marginal rate of substitution --
Market/book ratio --
Net added value (NAV) and adjusted NAV --
Net present value --
Nominal and real interest rates --
Option pricing --
Payback period --
Payout ratio --
Portfolio analysis: duration, convexity, and immunization --
Price/earnings ratio --
Price elasticity --
Price/sales ratio --
Quantitative methods --
Rate of return --
Reading an annual report --
Reserve ratio --
Residual value --
Return on assets --
Return on investment --
Return on sales --
Return on stockholders' equity --
Risk-adjusted rate of return --
Scenario analysis --
Sharpe ratio --
Statistical process control methods --
Stochastic modeling --
Stress testing --
Swap valuation --
Term structure of interest rates --
Tick value --
Time value of money --
Total return --
Treynor ratio --
Value at risk --
Weight average cost of capital --
Working capital --
Working capital cycle --
Working capital productivity --
Yield --
Z-score --
Finance thinkers and leaders --
Prince Al-Walid bin Talal --
Igor Ansoff --
Louis Bachelier --
Gary Becker --
Peter L. Bernstein --
Fischer Black --
Gary Brinson --
Warren Buffett --
Andrew Carnegie --
Ronald Harry Coase --
John C. Cox --
Gottlieb Daimler --
Joseph de la Vega --
Marc Faber --
Eugene Fama --
Irving Fisher --
John Kenneth Galbraith --
Louis Gerstner --
Benjamin Graham --
Alan Greenspan --
Friedrich Hayek --
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Franco Modigliani --
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Absolute returns: the risks and opportunities of hedge fund investing / Alexander M. Ineichen --
Accounting and finance for non-specialists / Peter Atrill, Eddie McLaney --
Advances in behavioral finance / Richard H. Thaler (ed.) --
Against the gods: the remarkable story of risk / Peter L. Bernstein --
The age of turbulence: adventures in a new world / Alan Greenspan --
The alchemy of finance: reading the mind of the market / George Soros --
The art of Japanese management / richard Tanner Pascale, Anthony J. Athos --
The art of war / Sun Tzu --
Balanced scorecard: translating strategy into action / Robert S. Kaplan, David P. Norton --
Banker to the poor: the story of Grameen Bank / Muhammad Yunus, Alan Jolis --
Barbarians at the gate: the fall of RJR Nabisco / Bryan Burrough, John Helyer --
The Basel Handbook: a guide for financial practitioners / Michael K. Ong (ed.) --
A behavioral theory of the firm / Richard Cyert, James G. March --
Being digital / Nicholas Negroponte --
The black swan: the impact of the highly improbable / Nassim Nicholas Taleb --
Blink: the power of thinking without thinking / Malcolm Gladwell --
Blue ocean strategy: how to create uncontested market space and make the competition irrelevant / W. Chan Kim, Renee Mauborgne --
The bottom billion: why the poorest countries are failing and what can be done about it / Paul Collier --
The box: how the shipping container made the world smaller and the world economy bigger / Marc Levinson --
Business @ the speed of thought: succeeding in the digital economy / Bill Gates --
The caring economy: business principles for the new digital age / Gerry McGovern --
Cashflow reengineering: how to optimize the cashflow timeline and improve financial efficiency / James Sagner --
Common stocks and uncommon profits / Philip A. Fisher --
Competing for the future / Gary Hamel, C.K. Prahalad --
The competitive advantage of nations / Michael E. Porter --
Competitive strategy: techniques for analyzing industries and competitors / Michael E. Porter --
Confusion de confusiones / Joseph de la Vega --
Conquer the crash: you can survive and prosper in a deflationary depression / Robert R. Prechter --
Corporate financial management / Glen Arnold --
Corporate-level strategy: creating value in the multibusiness company / Michael Goold, Andrew Campbell, Marcus Alexander --
Corporate strategy: an analytic approach to business policy for growth and expansion / H. Igor Ansoff --
Cost and effect: using integrated cost systems to drive profitability and performance / Robert S. Kaplan, Robin Cooper --
Damodaran on valuation: security analysis for investment and corporate finance / Aswath Damodaran --
The death of distance: how the communications revolution is changing our lives and our work / Frances Cairncross --
A demon of our own design / Richard Bookstaber --
Digital capital: harnessing the power of business webs / Don Tapscott, David Ticoll, Alex Lowy --
The essence of financial management / David R. Myddelton --
The EVA challenge: implementing value-added change in an organization / Joel M. Stern, John S. Shiely --
Extraordinary popular delusions and the madness of crowds / Charles Mackay --
A farewell to alms: a brief economic history of the world / Gregory Clark --
FIASCO: the inside story of a Wall Street trader / Frank Partnoy --
Finance / Zvi Bodie, Robert C. Merton --
The finance manual for non-financial managers: the power to make confident financial decisions / Paul McKoen, Leo Gough --
Financial accounting and reporting / Barry Elliott, Jamie Elliott --
Financial control for non-financial managers / David Irwin --
Financial management / Jae K. Shim, Joel G. Siegel --
Financial management: an introduction / Jim McMenamin --
Financial management for the small business / Colin Barrow --
Financial strategy: adding stakeholder value / Janette Rutterford (ed.) --
The Financial Times handbook of financial management / Steve Robinson --
Fooled by randomness: the hidden role of chance in life and in the markets / Nassim Nicholas Taleb --
Foundations of multinational financial management / Alan C. Shapiro, Atulya Sarin --
Frank Wood's Business accounting, volumes 1 and 2 / Frank Wood, Alan Sangster --
Freakonomics: a rogue economist explores the hidden side of everything / Steven D. Levitt, Stephen J. Dubner --
The functions of the executive / Chester I. Barnard --
Futures, options, and swaps / Robert W. Kolb --
The global financial system: a functional perspective / Dwight B. Crane, Kenneth A. Froot, Scott P. Mason, Andre F. Perold, Robert C. Merton, Zvi bodie, Erik R. Sirri, Peter Tufano --
Globalization and its discontents / Joseph Stiglitz --
Governance and risk: an analytical handbook for investors, managers, directors, and stakeholders / George Dallas (ed.) --
The Great Crash, 1929 / John Kenneth Galbraith --
The gridlock economy: how too much ownership wrecks markets, stops innovation, and costs lives / Michael Heller --
How the stock market works / Michael Becket --
How to be rich / J. Paul Getty --
Inefficient markets: an introduction to behavioral finance / Andrei Shleifer --
Information rules: a strategic guide to the network economy / Carl Shapiro, Hal R. Varian --
Innovation corrupted: the origins and legacy of Enron's collapse / Malcolm S. Salter --
Intellectual capital: the new wealth of organizations / Thomas A. Stewart --
The intelligent investor / Benjamin Graham --
International financial management / Cheol S. Eun, Bruce G. Resnick --
Introduction to accounting / Pru Marriott, J.R. Edwards, H.J. Mellett --
An introduction to Islamic finance theory and practice / Zamir Iqbal, Abbas Mirakhor --
Inventing money: the story of long-term capital management and the legends behind it / Nicholas Dunbar --
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Irrational exuberance / Robert J. Shiller --
Juran on planning for quality / Joseph M. Juran --
Liar's poker: rising through the wreckage on Wall Street / Michael Lewis --
The living company: habits for survival in a turbulent business environment / Arie de Geus --
Macroeconomics / N. Gregory Mankiw --
Management accounts: how to use them to control your business / Tony Skone --
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Market wizards: interviews with top traders / Jack D. Schwager --
Mastering financial management: demystify finance and transform your financial skills of management / Stephen Brookson --
Mastering risk, volume 1: Concepts / James Pickford (ed.) --
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Multinational business finance / David K. Eiteman, Arthur I. Stonehill, Michael H. Moffett --
My life as a Quant / Emanuel Derman. A non-random walk down Wall Street / Andrew W. Lo, A. Craig Mackinlay --
On the economy of machinery and manufactures / Charles Babbage --
One up on Wall Street: how to use what you already know to make money in the market / Peter Lynch --
Option volatility and pricing: advanced trading strategies and techniques / Sheldon Natenberg --
Options, futures, and other derivatives / John C. Hull --
The portable MBA in finance and accounting / Theodore Grossman, John Leslie Livingstone (eds.) --
Portfolio selection: efficient diversification of investments / Harry Markowitz --
Portfolio theory and capital markets / William Sharpe --
The practice of management / Peter Drucker --
Principles of corporate finance / Richard A. Brealey, Stewart C. Myers, Franklin Allen --
A random walk down Wall Street: the time-tested strategy for successful investing / Burton G. Malkiel --
Reengineering the corporation: a manifesto for business revolution / Michael Hammer, James Champy --
Reminiscences of a stock operator / Edwin Lefevre --
The rise and fall of strategic planning / Henry Mintzberg --
The Six Sigma Way: how GE, Motorola and other top companies are honing their performance / Peter S. Pande, Robert Neuman, Roland R. Cavanagh --
The smartest guys in the room: the amazing rise and scandalous fall of Enron / Bethany McLean, Peter Elkind --
The snowball: Warren Buffett and the business of life / Alice Schroeder --
Stocks for the long run: the definitive guide to financial market returns and long-term investment strategies / Jeremy J. Siegel --
Take on the Street: what Wall Street and corporate America don't want you to know / Arthur Levitt --
Taxes and business strategy: a planning approach / Myron S. Scholes, Mark A. Wolfson, Merle M. Erickson, Edward L. Maydew, Terrence J. Shevlin --
Technical analysis of the financial markets: a comprehensive guide to trading methods and applications / John J. Murphy --
Test your financial awareness / John Hodgson --
The theory of finance / Eugene F. Fama, Merton H. Miller --
The theory of social and economic organization / Max Weber --
The tipping point: how little things can make a big difference / Malcolm Gladwell --
Traders, guns, and money: knowns and unknowns in the dazzling world of derivatives / Satyajit Das --
The undercover economist / Tim Harford --
Valuation: measuring and managing the value of companies / Tom Copeland, Tim Koller, Jack Murrin --
Value at risk / Philippe Jorion --
The Warren Buffett Way / Robert G. Hagstrom --
The wealth of nations / Adam Smith --
What went wrong at Enron: everyone's guide to the largest bankruptcy in US history / Peter C. Fusaro, Ross M. Miller --
When genius failed: the rise and fall of long-term capital management / Roger Lowenstein --
When markets collide: investment strategies for the age of global economic change / Mohamed A. El-Erian --
Why smart people make big money mistakes and how to correct them / Gary Belsky, Thomas Gilovich --
Wikinomics: how mass collaboration changes everything / Don Tapscott, Anthony D. Williams --
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Malkiel -- Reengineering the corporation: a manifesto for business revolution / Michael Hammer, James Champy -- Reminiscences of a stock operator / Edwin Lefevre -- The rise and fall of strategic planning / Henry Mintzberg -- The Six Sigma Way: how GE, Motorola and other top companies are honing their performance / Peter S. Pande, Robert Neuman, Roland R. Cavanagh -- The smartest guys in the room: the amazing rise and scandalous fall of Enron / Bethany McLean, Peter Elkind -- The snowball: Warren Buffett and the business of life / Alice Schroeder -- Stocks for the long run: the definitive guide to financial market returns and long-term investment strategies / Jeremy J. Siegel -- Take on the Street: what Wall Street and corporate America don't want you to know / Arthur Levitt -- Taxes and business strategy: a planning approach / Myron S. Scholes, Mark A. Wolfson, Merle M. Erickson, Edward L. Maydew, Terrence J. Shevlin -- Technical analysis of the financial markets: a comprehensive guide to trading methods and applications / John J. Murphy -- Test your financial awareness / John Hodgson -- The theory of finance / Eugene F. Fama, Merton H. Miller -- The theory of social and economic organization / Max Weber -- The tipping point: how little things can make a big difference / Malcolm Gladwell -- Traders, guns, and money: knowns and unknowns in the dazzling world of derivatives / Satyajit Das -- The undercover economist / Tim Harford -- Valuation: measuring and managing the value of companies / Tom Copeland, Tim Koller, Jack Murrin -- Value at risk / Philippe Jorion -- The Warren Buffett Way / Robert G. Hagstrom -- The wealth of nations / Adam Smith -- What went wrong at Enron: everyone's guide to the largest bankruptcy in US history / Peter C. Fusaro, Ross M. Miller -- When genius failed: the rise and fall of long-term capital management / Roger Lowenstein -- When markets collide: investment strategies for the age of global economic change / Mohamed A. El-Erian -- Why smart people make big money mistakes and how to correct them / Gary Belsky, Thomas Gilovich -- Wikinomics: how mass collaboration changes everything / Don Tapscott, Anthony D. 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Rugman -- Growing and maximizing SME profitability without compromising ROI / Neil Marriott -- The impact of climate change on business / Graham Dawson -- Viewpoint: Graeme Leach -- The impact of demographics on business and the world economy / Gabriel Stein -- Increasing the profitability of small and medium enterprises: a practical guide / Tom Brown -- Innovation and the path to growth, profitability, and competitiveness / John Milton-Smith -- Viewpoint: Hamish McRae -- Maximizing a new strategic alliance / Peter Killing -- Multidimensional performance measurement using the balanced scorecard / Priscilla Wisner -- Multinationality and financial performance / Alan M. Rugman -- Viewpoint: Mike Moore -- Profitability analysis using activity-based costing / Priscilla Wisner -- Project planning techniques for small and medium enterprises / Damian Merciar -- Real options: opportunity from risk / David C. Shimko -- Risk: perspectives and common sense rules for survival / John C. Groth -- Viewpoint: Ravi Nedungadi -- Statistical process control for quality improvement / Priscilla Wisner -- Toward a total global strategy / George Yip -- Turning around financial performance / David Magee -- Using decision analysis to value R & D projects / Bert De Reyck -- Viewpoint: Nenad Pacek -- Value creation: perspectives and implications / John C. Groth -- What entrepreneurs and small business owners can do to increase their chances of success in the global economy / Neuman Pollack -- Why EVA is the best measurement tool for creating shareholder value / Erik Stern -- Winning commercial tenders / Damian Merciar -- Checklists -- Corporate balance sheets and cash flow -- Assessing cash flow and bank lending requirements -- Building a Forex Plan -- Creating a standardized process -- Dealing with financial intermediaries -- Defining the financial manager's role -- Developing a contingency funding plan -- Estimating enterprise value with the weighted average cost of capital -- The foreign exchange market: its structure and function -- hedging credit risk: case studies and strategies -- Hedging foreign exchange risk: case studies and strategies -- Hedging interest rate risk: case study and strategies -- Hedging liquidity risk: case study and strategies -- How to manage your credit rating -- Identifying and managing exposure to interest and exchange rate risks -- Identifying weak points in your liquidity -- Insuring against financial loss -- Key components of an optimal enterprise resource planning system -- Managing the time value of money -- Managing the time value of money -- Managing working capital -- Managing your credit risk -- Measuring financial health -- Measuring liquidity -- Methods for dealing with inflation risk -- The objectives of corporate planning and budgeting -- Obtaining and equity value using the Weighted Average Cost of Capital (WACC) -- Preparing a budget -- Preparing a budget -- Preparing a cash flow forecast -- Setting up a dividend policy -- Swaps, options, and futures: what they are and their function -- Understanding and calculating the total cost of risk -- Understanding and using carry trades -- Understanding and using currency swaps -- Understanding and using inflation swaps -- Understanding and using interest rate swaps -- Understanding and using the cash conversion cycle -- Understanding asset-liability management (full balance sheet approach) -- Understanding capital structure theory: Modigliani and Miller -- Understanding free cash flow -- Understanding hedge ratios -- Understanding key financial terms and statements -- Understanding the balance sheet -- Understanding the cost of capital and the hurdle rate -- Understanding the relationship between the discount rate and risk -- Understanding the weighted average cost of capital (WACC) -- Understanding yield/revenue management -- Covernance and business ethics -- The Board's role in executive compensation -- Business ethics in Islamic finance -- Conflicting interests: the agency issue -- Corporate governance and its interpretations -- Corporate governance and its interpretations -- Corporate governance and its interpretations -- Corporate governance practices in private equity-owned firms -- Creating a comprehensive audit committee evaluation form -- Creating a sustainable development policy -- Creating executive compensation -- Defining corporate governance: its aims, goals, and responsibilities -- Directors' and officers' liability insurance -- Directors' duties: a primer -- Governance practices in family-owned firms -- Investors and the capital structure -- Regulatory responsibilities of executive and non-executive directors: an international overview -- Requirements of the UK Combined Code on Corporate Governance -- The responsibilities of trustees -- Selecting the board and evaluation process -- Sound business judgment and immunity from liability -- The triple bottom line -- Understanding anti-takeover strategies -- Understanding crisis management -- Insurance and financial markets including macroeconomics -- Basel II: its development and aims -- Calculating your total economic capital -- Captive insurance companies: how to reduce your costs -- Comparative insurance companies: how to reduce your costs -- Comparative and international financial regulation -- Derivatives markets: their structure and function -- Insolvency/bankruptcy regulations in major regions -- The interbank market: its structure and function -- Key Islamic banking instruments and how they work -- Key principles of Islamic finance -- Merchant banks: their structure and function -- Retail banks: their structure and function -- The role of the Shariah Advisory Board in Islamic finance -- Stress testing to evaluate insurance cover -- Understanding and calculating probable maximum loss (PML) -- Understanding the components of an insurance contract."@en ;
   schema:description "Calculations and ratios -- Accounts payable turnover ratio -- Accounts receivable turnover -- Accrual rate -- Acid-test ratio -- Activity-based costing -- Alpha and beta values of a security -- Amortization -- Annual percentage rate -- Asset turnover -- Asset utilization -- Basis point value -- Binomial distribution -- Bond yield -- Book value -- Borrowing costs and capitalization -- Break-even analysis -- Capital asset pricing model -- Capital expenditure -- Capitalization ratios -- Central limit theorem -- Contribution margin -- Conversion price -- Conversion ratio -- Convertible preferred stock -- Cost of goods sold -- Covariance -- Creating a balance sheet -- Creating a cash flow statement -- Creating a profit and loss (P & L) account -- Creditor and debtor days -- Current price of a bond -- Current ratio -- Days sales outstanding -- Debt/capital ratio -- Debt/equity ratio -- Defining assets -- Depreciation -- Discounted cash flow -- Distinguishing between a capital and an operating lease -- Dividend yield -- Earnings at risk -- Earnings per share -- EBITDA -- Economic value added -- Efficiency and operating ratios -- Elasticity -- Enterprise value -- Exchange rate risk -- Expected rate of return -- Fair value calculations -- Fixed-deposit compound interest -- Forward interest rates -- Future value -- Future value of an annuity -- Goodwill and patents -- Gross profit margin ratio -- Interest coverage -- Internal rate of return -- Liquidity ratio analysis -- Management accounts -- Marginal cost -- Marginal rate of substitution -- Market/book ratio -- Net added value (NAV) and adjusted NAV -- Net present value -- Nominal and real interest rates -- Option pricing -- Payback period -- Payout ratio -- Portfolio analysis: duration, convexity, and immunization -- Price/earnings ratio -- Price elasticity -- Price/sales ratio -- Quantitative methods -- Rate of return -- Reading an annual report -- Reserve ratio -- Residual value -- Return on assets -- Return on investment -- Return on sales -- Return on stockholders' equity -- Risk-adjusted rate of return -- Scenario analysis -- Sharpe ratio -- Statistical process control methods -- Stochastic modeling -- Stress testing -- Swap valuation -- Term structure of interest rates -- Tick value -- Time value of money -- Total return -- Treynor ratio -- Value at risk -- Weight average cost of capital -- Working capital -- Working capital cycle -- Working capital productivity -- Yield -- Z-score -- Finance thinkers and leaders -- Prince Al-Walid bin Talal -- Igor Ansoff -- Louis Bachelier -- Gary Becker -- Peter L. Bernstein -- Fischer Black -- Gary Brinson -- Warren Buffett -- Andrew Carnegie -- Ronald Harry Coase -- John C. Cox -- Gottlieb Daimler -- Joseph de la Vega -- Marc Faber -- Eugene Fama -- Irving Fisher -- John Kenneth Galbraith -- Louis Gerstner -- Benjamin Graham -- Alan Greenspan -- Friedrich Hayek -- Daniel Kahneman -- John Maynard Keynes -- Edwin Lefevre -- Burton Malkiel -- Harry Markowitz -- Robert Merton -- Merton Miller -- Franco Modigliani -- J.P. Morgan -- Nicholas Negroponte -- Paul H. O'Neill -- Michael Eugene Porter -- C.K. Prahalad -- David Ricardo -- John D. Rockefeller -- Stephen A. Ross -- Nouriel Roubini -- Paul Samuelson -- Jean-Baptiste Say -- Myron Scholes -- Ernest Friedrich Schumacher -- Joseph Schumpeter -- William F. Sharpe -- Jeremy Siegel -- Ernst Werner von Siemens -- Adam Smith -- George Soros -- Joseph Stiglitz -- Sun Tzu -- Richard Thaler -- James Tobin -- Amos Tversky -- Arnold, Lord Weinstock -- Jack Welch -- Mohammad Yunus -- Robert Zoellick."@en ;
   schema:description "Raising finance -- Acquiring a secondary listing, or cross-listing / Meziane Lasfer -- Assessing venture capital funding for small and medium-sized enterprises / Alain Fayolle, Joseph LiPuma -- Attracting small investors / Wondimu Mekonnen -- Capital structure: a strategy that makes sense / John C. Groth -- The cost of going public: why IPOs are typically underpriced / Lena Booth -- Credit ratings / David Wyss -- Equity issues by listed companies: rights issues and other methods / Seth Armitage -- Financial steps in an IPO for a small or medium-size enterprise / Hung-Gay Fung -- How and when to use nonrecourse financing / Thomas McKaig -- IPOs in emerging markets / Janusz Brzeszczynski -- Islamic modes of finance and the role of Sukuk / Abdel-Rahman Yousri -- Issuing corporate debt / Steven Lowe -- Managing activist investors and fund managers / Leslie L. Kossoff -- Optimizing the capital structure: finding the right balance between debt and equity / Meziane Lasfer -- Private investments in public equity / William K. Sjostrom, Jr. -- Public-private partnerships in emerging markets / Peter Koveos, Pierre Yourougou -- Raising capital in global financial markets / Reena Aggarwal -- Raising capital in the United Kingdom / Lauren Mills -- The role of institutional investors in corporate finance / Hao Jiang -- Securitization: understanding the risks and rewards / Tarun Sabarwal -- Sources of venture capital / Lawrence M. Brotzge -- Understanding and accessing private equity for small and medium enterprises / Arne-G. Hostrup -- Understanding equity capital in small and medium-sized enterprises / Siri Terjesen -- Understanding the true cost of issuing convertible debt and other equity-linked financing / Roger Lister -- Using securitization as a corporate funding tool / Frank J. Fabozzi -- What the rise of global banks means for your company / Chris Skinner -- Regulation and compliance -- Accounting for business combinations in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) requirements / Shan Kennedy -- Accounting for share-based payments under IFRS / Shan Kennedy -- Aligning the internal audit function with strategic objectives / Ilias G. Basioudis -- The assurance versus consulting debate: how far should internal audit go? / Michael Parkinson -- Best practices in risk-based internal auditing / Sheryl Vacca -- Classification and treatment of leases / Roger Lister -- Costs and benefits of accounting-based regulation in emerging capital markets / Wang Jiwei -- The effect of SOX on internal control, risk management, and corporate governance best practice / David A. Doney -- Effective financial reporting and auditing: importance and limitations / Andrew Higson -- Engaging senior management in internal control / Philip Ratcliffe -- Enterprise risk management and solvency II / Andrew Davies -- Viewpoint: Viral Acharya, Julian Franks -- Fair value accounting: SFAS 157 and IAS 39 / Kevin Ow Yong -- Has financial reporting impacted on internal auditing negatively? / Andrew Chambers -- How internal auditing can help with a company's fraud issues / N. Gail Harden -- How much independence for supervisors in financial market regulations? / Marc Quintyn -- How to effectively implement a standard chart of accounts / Aziz Tayyebi -- Identifying the main regulatory challenges for Islamic finance / Bilal Rasul -- Implementing an effective internal controls system / Andrew Chambers -- Incorporating operational and performance auditing into compliance and financial auditing / Andrew Cox -- Internal audit and partnering with senior management / Bruce Turner -- Internal audit planning: how can we do it better? / Michael Parkinson -- Viewpoint: Ernst Ligteringen -- The internal audit role: is there an expectation gap in your organization? / Jeffrey Ridley -- Internal auditors and enterprise risk management / Ian Fraser -- The LIFO conundrum: convergence of US GAAP with IFRS and its implications on US company competitiveness / William W. White -- Managing the relationships between audit committees and the CAE / Richard E. Cascarino -- The missing metrics: managing the cost of complexity / John L. Mariotti -- New assurance challenges facing chief audit executives / Simon D'Arcy -- Optimizing internal audit / Andrew Chambers -- Performance reporting under IFRS / Peter Casson -- Principles versus rules in financial supervision: is there one superior approach? / Marc Quintyn -- Procedures for reporting financial risk in Islamic finance / Daud Vicary Abdullah, Ramesh Pillai -- Viewpoint: Sir John Stuttard -- The rationale of international financial reporting standards and their acceptance by major countries / Veronique Weets -- Revising Basel II: but at what cost? / Vishal Vedi -- Solvency II: a new regulatory framework for the insurance sector / Paul Barrett -- Starting a successful internal audit function to meet present and future demands / Jeffrey Ridley -- Tripping over prudence: ideas for a sensible fix for Basel II / Samuel Sender, Noel Amenc -- Understanding the requirements for preparing IFRS financial statements / Veronique Weets -- US financial restatements? / F. Todd DeZoort -- What is the range of the internal auditor's work? / Andrew Cox -- Why organizations need to be regulated: lessons from history / Bridget M. Hutter."@en ;
   schema:description "Best practice -- Corporate balance sheets and cash flow -- Advantages of finance best practice networks / Hans-Dieter Scheuermann -- Allocating corporate capital fairly / John L. Mariotti -- Asset liability management for pension funds / R.H.M.A. Kleynen -- Best-practice working capital management: techniques for optimizing inventories, receivables, and payables / Patrick Buchmann, Udo Jung -- Business implications of the Single Euro Payments Area (SEPA) / Juergen Bernd Weiss -- Capital budgeting: the dominance of net present value / Harold Bierman, Jr. -- Capital structure: implications / John C. Groth -- Capital structure: perspectives / John C. Groth -- Viewpoint: Howard Davies -- Cash flow best practice for small and medium-sized enterprises / Rita Herron Brown -- Comparing net present value and internal rate of return / Harold Bierman, Jr. -- Corporate finance for SMEs / Terry Carroll -- Dangers of corporate derivative transactions / David C. Shimko -- Factoring and invoice discounting: working capital management options / Irena Jindrichovska -- A holistic approach to business risk management / Terry Carroll -- How taxation impacts on liquidity management / Martin O'Donovan -- How to better manage your financial supply chain / Juergen Bernd Weiss -- Viewpoint: Lawrence Phillips -- How to manage pension costs / Edmund Truell -- How to successfully assess a company's global treasury needs and objectives / Gary Silha -- Integrated corporate financial risk policy / David C. Shimko -- Managing capital budgets for small and medium-sized companies / Neil Seitz -- Managing counterparty credit risk / David C. Shimko -- Managing interest rate risk / Will Spinney -- Managing liquidity in China: challenging times / Marlene R. Wittman -- Navigating a liquidity crisis effectively / Klaus Kremers -- Viewpoint: Zarin Patel -- Payment factories: how to streamline financial flows / Chris Skinner -- Pension schemes: a unique and unintended basket of risks on the balance sheet / Amarendra Swarup -- Quantifying corporate financial risk / David C. Shemko -- To hedge or not to hedge / Steve Robinson -- A total balance sheet approach to financial risk / Terry Carroll -- Using structured products to manage liabilities / Shane Edwards -- The value and management of intellectual property, intangible assets, and goodwill / Kelvin King -- Valuing pension fund liabilities on the balance sheet / Steven Lowe -- Governance and business ethics -- Balancing senior management compensation arrangements with shareholders' interests / Henrik Cronqvist -- Viewpoint: Wim Bartels -- Best practice in investment governance for pension funds / Roger Urwin -- Best practices in corporate social responsibility / Alison Kemper, Roger Martin -- Viewpoint: Stewart Hamilton -- Boardroom rules / Adrian Cadbury -- Viewpoint: Tim Hindle -- Business ethics / Sue Newell -- Corporate board structures / Vidhan Goyal -- Viewpoint: Jonathan M. Karpoff -- Corporate responsibility in a global world: marrying investment in human capital with focus on cost / Angela Baron -- CSR: more than PR, pursuing competitive advantage in the long run / John Surdyk -- Viewpoint: Jay W. Lorsch -- Dividend policy: maximizing shareholder value / Harold Bierman, Jr. -- Executive rewards: ensuring that financial rewards match performance / Shaun Tyson -- Viewpoint: Bruce Misamore -- Financial reporting: conveying the message down the line / Leslie L. Kossoff -- Identifying the right non-executive director / Terry Carroll -- Viewpoint: Roger Steare -- Improving corporate profitability through accountability / Marc J. Epstein -- Reinvesting in the company versus rewarding investors with distributions / Ruth Bender -- Insurance and financial markets including macroeconomics -- Viewpoint: Amjid Ali -- Banks and small and medium-sized enterprises: recent business developments / Sergio Schmukler, Augusto de la Torre, Maria Soledad Martinez Peria -- Viewpoint: Jacques Attali -- Viewpoint: Jagdish Bhagwati -- Climate change and insurance / Stephen Haddrill -- Viewpoint: Roger Bootle -- The crash and the banking sector: laying the foundations / Angela Knight -- Viewpoint: Todd Buchholz -- Viewpoint: Bill Hembrecht -- Credit derivatives: the origins of the problem / Eric Dinallo -- Viewpoint: Fred Hu -- ERM, Best's ratings, and the financial crisis / Gene C. Lai -- Viewpoint: Justin Yifu Lin -- Viewpoint: Augusto Lopez-Claros -- The globalization of inflation / Diana Choyleva -- Viewpoint: Maureen J. Miskovic -- How the settlement infrastructure is surviving the financial meltdown / Yves Poullet -- Viewpoint: Jon Moulton -- Viewpoint: Michael J. Panzner -- Insurance: bruised, not crushed / Robert P. Hartwig -- Viewpoint: Brian Reading -- The insurance sector: plenty of silver lining to be found / Andrew Milligan -- Viewpoint: Ricardo Rebonato -- Viewpoint: Jim Rogers -- Islamic capital markets: the role of Sukuk / Rodney Wilson -- Viewpoint: Leigh Skene -- Islamic insurance markets and the structure of Takaful / Suzanne White -- Viewpoint: Bernhard Speyer, Norbert Walter -- Viewpoint: Achim Steiner, Pavan Sukdhev -- Longevity, reserves, and annuities: a difficult circle to square / Paul Belok -- Viewpoint: Jean-Claude Trichet -- Middle East and North Africa region: financial sector and integration / Samy Ben Naceur, Chiraz Labidi -- Viewpoint: Richard A. Werner -- The payment services directive: a crucial step toward payment harmonization across the EU / Bjorn Flismark -- Viewpoint: Paul Wilmott -- The perfect storm: why did no one see it coming? The missing piece in risk management / Nigel Walder -- Viewpoint: Linda Yueh -- Why printing money sometimes works for central banks / Paul Kasriel -- Viewpoint: Muhammad Yunus."@en ;
   schema:description "Making and managing investments -- The ability of ratings to predict the performance exchange-traded funds / Gerasimos G. Rompotis -- Asset allocation methodologies / Tom Coyne -- Booms, busts, and how to navigate troubled waters / Joachim Klement -- Carrying out due diligence on hedge funds / Amarendra Swarup -- Carrying out due diligence on private equity funds / Rainer Ender -- Viewpoint: Anthony Bolton -- The case for SMART rebalancing / Arun Muralidhar, Sanjay Muralidhar -- The changing role and regulation of equity research / Simon Taylor -- Corporate covenant and other embedded options in pension funds / Theo Kocken -- Ethical funds and socially responsible investment: an overview / Chendi Zhang -- Forecasting default rates and the credit cycle / Martin Fridson -- Viewpoint: Javier Estrada -- Funds of hedge funds versus single-manager funds / Steve Wallace -- Hedge fund challenges extend beyond regulation / Kevin Burrows -- How stockholders can effectively engage with companies / James Gifford -- How to set the hurdle rate for capital investments / Jon Tucker -- The impact of index trackers on shareholders and stock volatility / Martin Gold -- viewpoint: Mark Mobius -- Interdependence of national and international markets: the Foreign Information Transmission (FIT) model / Boulis M. Ibrahim, Janusz Brzeszczynski -- Investing cash: back to basics / Mark Camp, Emma Du Haney -- Investing in structure finance products in the debt money markets / Moorad Choudhry -- Measuring company exposure to country risk / Aswath Damodaran -- Measuring country risk / Aswath Damodara -- Viewpoint: James Montier -- Minimizing credit risk / Frank J. Fabozzi -- Mixflation / Giles Keating -- Money managers / David Pitt-Watson -- The performance of socially responsible mutual funds / Luc Renneboog -- Price discovery in IPOs / Jos van Bommel -- Private equity fund monitoring and risk management / Rainer Ender -- Viewpoint: Peter Zollinger, John Schaetzl -- The role of commodities in an institutional portfolio / Keith H. Black, Satya Kumar -- The role of short sellers in the marketplace / Raj Gupta -- Understanding the role of diversification / Guofu Zhou -- Valuation and project selection when the market and face value of dividends differ / Graham Partington -- When form follows function: how core-satellite investing has sparked an era of convergence / Christopher Holt -- Mergers and acquisitions -- Acquisition integration: how to do it successfully / David R. Sadtler -- Coping with equity market reactions to M & A transactions / Scott Moeller -- Cultural alignment and risk management: developing the right culture / R. Brayton Bowen -- Due diligence requirements in financial transactions / Scott Moeller -- Identifying and minimizing the strategic risks from M & A / Peter Howson -- Leveraged buyouts and recession / Louise Scholes, Mike Wright -- Leveraged buyouts: what, why, when, and how / Scott S. Johnson -- Maximizing value when selling a business / John Gilligan -- Merger integration and transition management: a new slant for finance executives / Price Pritchett -- Mergers and acquisitions: patterns, motives, and strategic fit / Siri Terjesen -- Mergers and acquisitions: today's catalyst is working capital / James S. Sagner -- Valuing start-ups / Aswath Damodaran -- Why mergers fail and how to prevent it / Susan Cartwright -- Operations management -- Building potential catastrophe management into a strategic risk framework / Duncan Martin -- Business continuity management: how to prepare for the worst / Andrew Hiles -- Countering supply chain risk / Vinod Lall -- Dealing with cybersquatters / Shireen Smith -- Dispute resolution: the forum selection clause / Elisabeth de Nadal, Victor Manuel Sanchez -- Electronic invoicing in the European Union / Hansjorg Nymphius -- Employee stock options / Peter Casson -- Essentials for export success: understanding how risks and relationships lead to rewards / Paul Beretz -- Exporting against letters of credit / Buddy Baker -- Viewpoint: Thierry Malleret -- Financial techniques for building customer loyalty / Ray Halagera -- Fraud: minimising the impact on corporate image / Tim Johnson -- Geopolitical risk: countering the impact on your business / Ian Bremmer -- How to manage emerging market risks with third party insurance / Rod Morris -- Human risk: how effective strategic risk management can identify rogues / Tom McKaig -- The human value of the enterprise / Andrew Mayo -- Intellectual capital / Thomas A. Stewart -- International arbitration: basic principles and characteristics / Stavros Brekoulakis -- Managing intellectual capital / Leif Edvinsson -- Managing operational risks using an all-hazards approach / Mark D. Abkowitz -- Viewpoint: Aldo Mareuse -- Managing retirement costs / Beverly Goldberg -- Mulitparty and multicontract arbitration / Stavros Brekoulakis -- Protecting your intellectual property: nonregistered rights / Jeremy Phillips -- Protecting your intellectual property: registered rights / Jeremy Phillips -- Reducing costs and improving efficiency by outsourcing and selecting suppliers / Paul Davies -- Reducing costs through change management / Beverly Goldberg -- Reducing costs through production and supply chain management / Vinod Lall -- Return on talent / Subir Chowdhury -- Risk management: beyond compliance / Bill Sharon -- Understanding reputation risk and its importance / Jenny Rayner."@en ;
   schema:description "Finance library -- Absolute returns: the risks and opportunities of hedge fund investing / Alexander M. Ineichen -- Accounting and finance for non-specialists / Peter Atrill, Eddie McLaney -- Advances in behavioral finance / Richard H. Thaler (ed.) -- Against the gods: the remarkable story of risk / Peter L. Bernstein -- The age of turbulence: adventures in a new world / Alan Greenspan -- The alchemy of finance: reading the mind of the market / George Soros -- The art of Japanese management / richard Tanner Pascale, Anthony J. Athos -- The art of war / Sun Tzu -- Balanced scorecard: translating strategy into action / Robert S. Kaplan, David P. Norton -- Banker to the poor: the story of Grameen Bank / Muhammad Yunus, Alan Jolis -- Barbarians at the gate: the fall of RJR Nabisco / Bryan Burrough, John Helyer -- The Basel Handbook: a guide for financial practitioners / Michael K. Ong (ed.) -- A behavioral theory of the firm / Richard Cyert, James G. March -- Being digital / Nicholas Negroponte -- The black swan: the impact of the highly improbable / Nassim Nicholas Taleb -- Blink: the power of thinking without thinking / Malcolm Gladwell -- Blue ocean strategy: how to create uncontested market space and make the competition irrelevant / W. Chan Kim, Renee Mauborgne -- The bottom billion: why the poorest countries are failing and what can be done about it / Paul Collier -- The box: how the shipping container made the world smaller and the world economy bigger / Marc Levinson -- Business @ the speed of thought: succeeding in the digital economy / Bill Gates -- The caring economy: business principles for the new digital age / Gerry McGovern -- Cashflow reengineering: how to optimize the cashflow timeline and improve financial efficiency / James Sagner -- Common stocks and uncommon profits / Philip A. Fisher -- Competing for the future / Gary Hamel, C.K. Prahalad -- The competitive advantage of nations / Michael E. Porter -- Competitive strategy: techniques for analyzing industries and competitors / Michael E. Porter -- Confusion de confusiones / Joseph de la Vega -- Conquer the crash: you can survive and prosper in a deflationary depression / Robert R. Prechter -- Corporate financial management / Glen Arnold -- Corporate-level strategy: creating value in the multibusiness company / Michael Goold, Andrew Campbell, Marcus Alexander -- Corporate strategy: an analytic approach to business policy for growth and expansion / H. Igor Ansoff -- Cost and effect: using integrated cost systems to drive profitability and performance / Robert S. Kaplan, Robin Cooper -- Damodaran on valuation: security analysis for investment and corporate finance / Aswath Damodaran -- The death of distance: how the communications revolution is changing our lives and our work / Frances Cairncross -- A demon of our own design / Richard Bookstaber -- Digital capital: harnessing the power of business webs / Don Tapscott, David Ticoll, Alex Lowy -- The essence of financial management / David R. Myddelton -- The EVA challenge: implementing value-added change in an organization / Joel M. Stern, John S. Shiely -- Extraordinary popular delusions and the madness of crowds / Charles Mackay -- A farewell to alms: a brief economic history of the world / Gregory Clark -- FIASCO: the inside story of a Wall Street trader / Frank Partnoy -- Finance / Zvi Bodie, Robert C. Merton -- The finance manual for non-financial managers: the power to make confident financial decisions / Paul McKoen, Leo Gough -- Financial accounting and reporting / Barry Elliott, Jamie Elliott -- Financial control for non-financial managers / David Irwin -- Financial management / Jae K. Shim, Joel G. Siegel -- Financial management: an introduction / Jim McMenamin -- Financial management for the small business / Colin Barrow -- Financial strategy: adding stakeholder value / Janette Rutterford (ed.) -- The Financial Times handbook of financial management / Steve Robinson -- Fooled by randomness: the hidden role of chance in life and in the markets / Nassim Nicholas Taleb -- Foundations of multinational financial management / Alan C. Shapiro, Atulya Sarin -- Frank Wood's Business accounting, volumes 1 and 2 / Frank Wood, Alan Sangster -- Freakonomics: a rogue economist explores the hidden side of everything / Steven D. Levitt, Stephen J. Dubner -- The functions of the executive / Chester I. Barnard -- Futures, options, and swaps / Robert W. Kolb -- The global financial system: a functional perspective / Dwight B. Crane, Kenneth A. Froot, Scott P. Mason, Andre F. Perold, Robert C. Merton, Zvi bodie, Erik R. Sirri, Peter Tufano -- Globalization and its discontents / Joseph Stiglitz -- Governance and risk: an analytical handbook for investors, managers, directors, and stakeholders / George Dallas (ed.) -- The Great Crash, 1929 / John Kenneth Galbraith -- The gridlock economy: how too much ownership wrecks markets, stops innovation, and costs lives / Michael Heller -- How the stock market works / Michael Becket -- How to be rich / J. Paul Getty -- Inefficient markets: an introduction to behavioral finance / Andrei Shleifer -- Information rules: a strategic guide to the network economy / Carl Shapiro, Hal R. Varian -- Innovation corrupted: the origins and legacy of Enron's collapse / Malcolm S. Salter -- Intellectual capital: the new wealth of organizations / Thomas A. Stewart -- The intelligent investor / Benjamin Graham -- International financial management / Cheol S. Eun, Bruce G. Resnick -- Introduction to accounting / Pru Marriott, J.R. Edwards, H.J. Mellett -- An introduction to Islamic finance theory and practice / Zamir Iqbal, Abbas Mirakhor -- Inventing money: the story of long-term capital management and the legends behind it / Nicholas Dunbar -- Investments / Zvi Bodie, Alex Kane, Alan J. Marcus -- Irrational exuberance / Robert J. Shiller -- Juran on planning for quality / Joseph M. Juran -- Liar's poker: rising through the wreckage on Wall Street / Michael Lewis -- The living company: habits for survival in a turbulent business environment / Arie de Geus -- Macroeconomics / N. Gregory Mankiw -- Management accounts: how to use them to control your business / Tony Skone -- Managing / Harold Geneen, Alvin Moscow -- Managing across borders: the transnational solution / Christopher A. Bartlett, Sumantra Ghoshal -- Managing financial resources / Mick Broadbent, John Cullen -- Market wizards: interviews with top traders / Jack D. Schwager -- Mastering financial management: demystify finance and transform your financial skills of management / Stephen Brookson -- Mastering risk, volume 1: Concepts / James Pickford (ed.) -- The (mis)behavior of markets / Benoit Mandelbrot, Richard L. Hudson -- The money game / Adam Smith -- Monkey business: swinging through the Wall Street jungle / John Rolfe, Peter Troob -- Multinational business finance / David K. Eiteman, Arthur I. Stonehill, Michael H. Moffett -- My life as a Quant / Emanuel Derman."@en ;
   schema:description "Making and managing investments -- Calculating a company's net worth -- Calculating total shareholder return -- Fund of hedge funds: understanding the risks and returns -- Hedge funds: understanding the risks and returns -- how to use credit rating agencies -- Investing in employee pension plans: understanding the risks and returns -- mean-variance optimization: a primer -- An overview of Shariah-compliant funds -- Overview of tax deeds -- Structured investment vehicles -- Trading in commodities: why and how -- Trading in corporate bonds: why and how -- Trading in equities on stock exchanges -- Trading in government bonds: why and how -- Understanding and using the Repos Market -- Understanding price volatility -- Understanding private-equity strategies: an overview -- Using investment funds (unit and investment trusts) -- Using shareholder value analysis -- Mergers and acquisitions -- Achieving success in international acquisitions -- Acquiring a company -- Acquisition accounting -- M & A regulations: a global overview -- Management buyouts -- Planning the acquisitions process -- Planning the disposal process -- Structuring M & A deals and tax planning -- Using dividend and discount models -- Using IRR for M & A financing -- Using the comparable net worth methods in squeeze outs -- Using the market-value method for acquisitions -- Operations management -- Administering contracts successfully -- Applying cost-benefit analysis to project appraisal -- Applying stress-testing to business continuity management -- Applying stress-testing to operational risk exposure -- Basic steps for starting a business -- Building an efficient credit and collection accounts system -- Building an electronic invoicing system -- Business process reengineering -- Calculating return on investment in human resources -- Choosing the right payment policy -- Commercial aspects of licensing -- Competition law: key financial issues -- Corporate insurance cover: a primer -- Costing a new project -- Creating a risk register -- Distribution agreements -- Efficient invoicing procedures -- Ensuring effective financial control -- How to optimize stock control -- Identifying your continuity needs -- Insuring against business interruption -- Intellectual property: copyright -- Intellectual property: patents: an international overview -- Intellectual property: registered designs and trademarks -- International comparisons of company law -- Inventory: how to control it effectively -- Invoicing and credit control for small and medium-sized enterprises -- Islamic commercial law -- Islamic law of contracts -- Managing and auditing the risk of business interruption -- Managing bankruptcy and insolvency -- Performing a skills gap analysis -- Performing total cost of ownership analysis -- Practical purchasing procedures -- Practical techniques for commercial mediation -- The principles of litigation -- Setting up a key risk indicator system -- Structuring and negotiating joint ventures -- Structuring, negotiating, and draft agency agreements -- Understanding and calculating RORAC, RAROC, and RAROPRAC -- Understanding continuity insurance -- Understanding the financial aspects of employing people -- What is benchmarking -- Raising finance -- The bond market: its structure and function -- Dealing with venture capital companies -- Financial intermediaries: their role and relation to financial markets -- Franchising a business -- How to use receivables as collateral -- Measuring gearing -- Money markets: their structure and function -- Options for raising finance -- Overview of loan agreements -- An overview of stockholders' agreements -- Raising capital by issuing bonds -- Raising capital by issuing shares -- Raising capital through private and public equity -- Sovereign wealth funds: investment strategies and objectives -- Steps for obtaining bank financing -- Stock markets: their structure and function -- Understanding and using interest coverage ratios -- Understanding and using leverage ratios -- Understanding capital markets, structure, and function -- Understanding debt cover -- Understanding fixed-charge coverage -- Using mezzanine financing -- Regulation and compliance -- Balancing hedging objectives with accounting rules (FAS 133) -- The Chief Audit Executive's (CAE) roles and responsibilities -- Establishing a framework for assessing risk -- The EU regulatory regime -- IFRS: the basics -- The IIA Code of Ethics-- Key accounting standards and organizations -- Key components of a corporate risk register -- The key components of an audit report -- Middle East: regulatory structure and powers -- MiFID: its development and aims -- Preparing financial statements: balance sheets -- Preparing financial statements: profit and loss accounts (P & Ls) -- Principles of financial services regulation -- Regulatory and capital issues under Shariah Law -- Sarbanes-Oxley: its development and aims -- Solvency II: its development and aims -- Stress testing and scenario analysis for keeping up with regulation -- The ten accounting principles -- Understanding internal capital adequacy assessment process (ICAAP) -- Understanding impairment accounting: what it is and when it is used -- Understanding internal audits -- Understanding the key components of GAAP: the continuing concern concept -- United Kingdom: regulator structure and powers -- Using and understanding financial ratios for analysis -- What is forensic auditing? -- Strategy and performance -- Appraising investment opportunities -- Assessing business performance -- Assessing economies of scale in business -- Understanding decision-tree analysis -- Understanding key performance indicators -- Understanding Pareto's Law -- Understanding real options -- Understanding strategy maps."@en ;
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