The ability to understand finance is crucial to anyone who wants to advance their career.
Written by Roger Mason, a leading expert on business finance as both a coach and a practitioner, this book quickly teaches you the insider secrets you need to know to in order become confident with financial issues.
The highly motivational 'in a week' structure of the book provides seven straightforward chapters explaining the key points, and at the end there are optional questions to ensure you have taken it all in. There are also cartoons and diagrams throughout, to help make this book a more enjoyable and effective learning experience.
So what are you waiting for? Let this book put you on the fast track to success!
About the Author
Roger Mason is a Chartered Certified Accountant and has many years practical experience as Financial Director of various British companies. He now lectures on financial and business topics. In addition he has edited a financial publication and written many books.
Table of ContentsSunday: Learn how profit statements are constructed in order to understand exactly why there has been a profit or loss. / Monday: Understand the concept of a balance sheet so that you know the net worth of the business and how assets and liabilities are summarised. / Tuesday: Study what must be disclosed in published accounts so that you can obtain key information about almost any company. / Wednesday: Explore the fascinating field of accounting ratios and investment decisions so that you can use them effectively. / Thursday: Find out just why cash and the management of working capital is so important so that you can manage it and not run out of it. / Friday: Master key principles of the often misunderstood tool of costing so that you are more able to price goods and services realistically. / Saturday: Understand how budgets are constructed so that you can prepare them and use them.