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Guide to Business Modelling / Edition 2

Guide to Business Modelling / Edition 2

by John Tennent, Graham Friend


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ISBN-13: 9781861979155
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 07/27/2005
Series: Economist Series , #6
Edition description: 2nd ed.
Pages: 281
Product dimensions: 7.90(w) x 10.40(h) x 0.86(d)

About the Author

John Tennent, a qualified accountant, manages a training consultancy specialising in business modelling and investment appraisal. Graham Friend is a consultant specialising in business modelling. Friend is the coauthor of Guide to Business Planning.

Table of Contents


1. Introduction.

2. The business modeling process.

3. Defining the outputs.

4. Uncertainty, scenario planning and model inputs.

5. Developing the scenarios.

6. Managing the model development process.

7. Useful items to include in the modeller's toolbox.

8. Style and outline.

9. Macroeconomic factors.

10. Forecasting revenue.

11. Operating costs.

12. Capital expenditure and working capital.

13. Modelling funding issues.

14. Further financial statement development.

15. Project appraisal and company valuation.

16. Analytical ratios and reviewing the financial statements.

17. Testing and debugging.

18. Introduction to programming and macros.

19. From spreadsheet to application.

20. Documenting the model.

21. Writing and presenting the business plan.

Spreadsheet functions.


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