Make simple sense of complex financial information!The high-profile accounting scandals of recent years have made one thing clear: You can't know too much about the company for which you work. What are the numbers? Where do you find them? How do they affect you and your staff?
This fully revised and updated third edition of The McGraw-Hill 36-Hour Course: Finance for Nonfinancial Managers provides a firm grasp on what all the numbers really mean. Designed to let you learn at your own pace, it walks you through:
The essential concepts of finance, so you can askintelligent questions and understand the answers
Vital statements and reports, with sections on pro forma financial statements and expensing of stock options
The auditing process--what is measured, how it'smeasured, and how you can help ensure accuracy and completeness
With chapter-ending quizzes and an online final exam, The McGraw-Hill 36-Hour Course: Finance for Nonfinancial Managers serves as a virtual professor, providing the curriculum you need to crunch the numbers like a pro!
H. George Shoffner, CPA, is a founding partner of Lewis, Shoffner & Co., a CPA firm specializing in tax planning and preparation for individuals and small businesses. Susan Shelly has written and contributed to more than 40 books, including The Complete Idiot's Guide to Personal Finance in Your 20s and 30s and The Complete Idiot's Guide to Being a Successful Entrepreneur. Robert A. Cooke, CPA, was a business consultant, speaker, and finance author who owned and managed several successful businesses.
Chapter 1. Numbers, Numbers, Numbers : They Why and the How;Chapter 2. Keeping Score: Sales;Chapter 3. Keepins Score: Cost of Sales;Chapter 4. Keeping Score: Expenses;Chapter 5. Equipment and Other Things That Will Be Around for Years;Chapter 6. Buying, Leasing, or Doing Without;Chapter 7. The Balance Sheet;Chapter 8. Ownership and Equity;chapter 9. Budgeting/Planning;Chapter 10. Budget Reporting and More Budgets;Chapter 11. Manufacturing and Construction;Chapter 12. Analysis of an Enterprise