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Accounting and Finance for Managers

Accounting and Finance for Managers

A Decision-Making Approach

Matt Bamber, Simon Parry


Provides an introduction to key concepts in accounting and finance for students pursuing a career in business.

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About the book

Accounting and Finance for Managers is specifically designed for MBA, EMBA and MA Business and Management students who require a grounding in the key concepts of accounting and finance. Including real financial statements and worked examples from well-known businesses, as well as full exercises and questions at the end of each chapter, this accessible guide provides students with the financial tools and analytical skills for managerial advantage.

Taking a uniquely practical approach which focuses on the financial aspects of business decisions, the book covers all the core topics including basic bookkeeping, financial analysis, business planning, cash flow and investment decisions. Now in its 2nd edition, Accounting and Finance for Managers includes updated examples and case studies from Tesco, Ryanair and Whitbread PLC, new content on corporate governance and ratio analysis, reflective activities and a new chapter on financing decisions. Online supporting resources for this book include bonus chapters containing guidance and teaching tips, additional questions and lecture slides for each chapter.

Table Of Contents

    • Chapter - 01: Introduction to Accounting;
    • Chapter - 02: Accounting Concepts and Systems;
    • Chapter - 03: Financial Analysis Part I;
    • Chapter - 04: Financial Analysis Part II;
    • Chapter - 05: Business Planning;
    • Chapter - 06: Budgets and Performance Management;
    • Chapter - 07: Cash Flow and Working Capital Management;
    • Chapter - 08: Pricing Decisions;
    • Chapter - 09: Investment Decisions;
    • Chapter - 10: Financing Decisions;
    • Chapter - 11: Operational Decisions

Book Details

  • EAN: 9780749481148
  • Edition: 2
  • Published: 3rd December 2017
  • Paperback
  • Dimensions: 240x170
  • 488 pages

About the Author

Matt Bamber is Assistant Professor in Accounting at the University of Toronto's Rotman School of Management. He is a chartered accountant with several years' experience of teaching on a range of programmes, including MBA, professional and Master's courses.

Simon Parry is a lecturer in Accounting and Finance at Newcastle University, with 15 years' experience of teaching on professional, MBA and other postgraduate courses. He is also a chartered accountant with over 25 years' experience.

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