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How to understand business finance

Author: Robert Cinnamon; Brian Helweg-Larsen
Publisher: London ; Philadelphia : Kogan Page, 2006.
Series: Creating success.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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As well as learning how to understand the balance sheet and profit and loss account, readers will also grasp the principles of: market dynamics; budgeting and forecasting; fixed and variable costs; break-even analysis; the difference between profit and cash; financial ratios for measuring business performance; investment appraisal; stock market ratios; shareholder value; financial measures for improving business  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Cinnamon, Robert.
How to understand business finance.
London ; Philadelphia : Kogan Page, 2006
(DLC) 2006009836
(OCoLC)63136349
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Cinnamon; Brian Helweg-Larsen
ISBN: 0749446684 9780749446680 9780749451844 074945184X 1280869410 9781280869419 9786610869411 6610869413
OCLC Number: 159935019
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (x, 148 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Acknowledgements --
Introduction --
1 So why do you want to know more about finance? --
2 The business cycle --
3 The books and double-entry bookkeeping --
4 Where do all the business functions fit in? --
5 Financial planning --
the budgets --
6 Measuring business performance --
financial ratios --
7 How our investors see us --
stock market ratios --
8 Valuing a company --
9 Shareholder value and economic profit --
10 The hidden costs --
depreciation and amortisation --
11 What must we sell to make a profit? --
12 Tools for evaluating projects. 13 Where is all our cash? Managing working capital --
Glossary of financial terms --
Other titles in the Kogan Page Creating Success series --
Further reading from Kogan Page.
Series Title: Creating success.
Responsibility: Robert Cinnamon & Brian Helweg-Larsen.
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Successfully conveys the difficult concepts of finance in simple terms and demystifies financial management.  Read more...

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"Explains accounting to the self-employed and small firms." - Observer "The book is based on a highly visual and participative training event that brings the subject to life." - Accountancy Age"

 
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