Guide to Business Modelling / Edition 3

Guide to Business Modelling / Edition 3

by John Tennent, Graham Friend
     
 

ISBN-10: 1118095537

ISBN-13: 9781118095539

Pub. Date: 09/06/2011

Publisher: Wiley

The revised and updated guide to business modeling

Full of practical help on how to build the best, most flexible, and easy-to-use business models that can be used to analyze the upsides and downsides of any business project, Guide to Business Modeling, Third Edition is essential reading for the twenty-first century business leader. This radically

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Overview

The revised and updated guide to business modeling

Full of practical help on how to build the best, most flexible, and easy-to-use business models that can be used to analyze the upsides and downsides of any business project, Guide to Business Modeling, Third Edition is essential reading for the twenty-first century business leader. This radically revised guide to the increasingly important fine art of building business models using spreadsheets, the book describes models for evaluating everything from a modest business development to a major acquisition.

  • New edition of widely acclaimed guide to business decision-making
  • Fully Excel 2010 aligned with enhanced Excel and business content
  • More model evaluation techniques to help with business decision-making
  • New website from which model examples given in the book can be downloaded

For anyone who wants to get ahead in business and especially for those with bottom-line responsibilities, this new edition of Guide to Business Modeling is the essential guide to how to build spreadsheet models for assessing business risks and opportunities.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781118095539
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
09/06/2011
Series:
Economist Series, #82
Pages:
298
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

1Introduction1
2The business modelling process6
3Defining the outputs12
4Uncertainty, scenario planning and model inputs19
5Developing the scenarios25
6Managing the model development process32
7Useful items to include in the modeller's toolbox40
8Style and outline59
9Macroeconomic factors70
10Forecasting revenue85
11Operating costs117
12Capital expenditure and working capital128
13Modelling funding issues146
14Further financial statement development158
15Project appraisal and company valuation172
16Analytical ratios and reviewing the financial statements193
17Testing and debugging206
18Introduction to programming and macros216
19From spreadsheet to application237
20Documenting the model250
21Writing and presenting the business plan256

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