Based on a popular class taught by a Harvard Business School professor. If you're not a numbers person, then finance can be intimidating and easy to ignore. But if you want to advance in your career, you'll need to make smart financial decisions and develop the confidence to clearly communicate those decisions to others. In How Finance Works, Mihir Desai--a professor at Harvard Business School and author of The Wisdom of Finance--guides you into the complex but endlessly fascinating world of finance, demystifying it in the process. Through entertaining case studies, interactive exercises, full-color visuals, and a conversational style that belies the topic, Professor Desai tackles a broad range of topics that will give you the knowledge and skills you need to finally understand how finance works. These include: How different financial levers can affect a company's performance The different ways in which companies fund their operations and investments Why finance is more concerned with cash flow than profits How value is created, measured, and maximized The importance of capital markets in helping companies grow Whether you're a student or a manager, an aspiring CFO or an entrepreneur, How Finance Works is the colorful and interactive guide you need to help you start thinking more deeply about the numbers.
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-04-02 - Publisher: Harvard Business Press
Based on a popular class taught by a Harvard Business School professor. If you're not a numbers person, then finance can be intimidating and easy to ignore. But if you want to advance in your career, you'll need to make smart financial decisions and develop the confidence to clearly communicate
Type: BOOK - Published: 2022-03-03 - Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd
This brilliant ebook explains and explores the essential terms and key concepts in the world of business, finance, and company management. If you're perplexed by profit margins, confused by cash flow, or baffled by balance sheets, all your questions and many more are answered in this indispensable e-guide. Get to
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-10-25 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
Public School Finance Decoded discusses why the finance department needs to have a seat at the table during discussions about how to educate the whole child. Written in plain language, this book will empower school administrators to improve student achievement through understanding the impact school finance has on each student.
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009 - Publisher: Pearson Education
Whether you are a seasoned trader, a new entrant into the financial markets, or even a student, this book should be at your fingertips. Packed with essential advice and information it will provide you with the experience that you cannot get from a university or business school.
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-10-15 - Publisher: Routledge
This book investigates why the convergence of Japan’s bank-centered financial system to an American-style capital market-based model has lost steam since the mid-2000s, despite financial deregulation during the 1980s and 1990s. Examining the ideational conflict within Japanese elites between the market liberalization and anti-free market camps, it scrutinizes the American