The Portable MBA in Finance and Accounting

The Portable MBA in Finance and Accounting

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ISBN-13: 9780470481301
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 10/05/2009
Series: Portable MBA Series
Pages: 672
Sales rank: 967,615
Product dimensions: 7.30(w) x 10.10(h) x 1.84(d)

About the Author

Theodore Grossman is a senior faculty member in information technology and accounting at Babson College. He founded and was president and chairman of TRG, a software company serving the retail industry, and serves as an expert witness on technology and accounting issues in complex court cases.

John Leslie Livingstone, PhD, CPA, is the author of numerous books and a former partner at a leading international accounting firm. He has served as the chairman of the Division of Accounting and Law at Babson College and is MBA Program Director at a leading Internet university with 3,000 MBA students.

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Table of Contents

List of Downloadable Materials.

Syllabus: How Chapter Topics in This Book Track the Core MBA Curriculum.

Preface.

Acknowledgments.

About the Contributors.

PART I FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING.

1 Understanding Financial Statements (Les Livingstone).

2 Analyzing Financial Statements (Les Livingstone).

3 Analyzing Business Earnings (Virginia Earll Soybel).

PART II FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT.

4 Discounted Cash Flow (James A. Elfter).

5 Capital Structure (Craig A. Stephenson).

6 Planning Capital Expenditure (Steven P. Feinstein).

7 Global Finance (Michael J. Riley).

PART III BUSINESS ENTITIES.

8 Choosing a Business Form (Richard P. Mandel).

9 Taxes and Business Decisions (Richard P. Mandel).

10 The Integrity of Financial Reporting (Les Livingstone).

PART IV MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTING.

11 Forecasts and Budgeting (Robert F. Halsey).

12 Cost Structure Analysis, Profit Planning, and Value Creation (William C. Lawler).

13 Activity-Based Costing (William C. Lawler).

PART V PLANNING AND STRATEGY.

14 Business Planning (Andrew Zacharakis).

15 Financial Management of Risks (Steven P. Feinstein).

16 Business Valuation (Michael A. Crain).

17 Profitable Growth by Acquisition (Richard T. Bliss).

18 Outsourcing (Theodore Grossman).

PART VI ADVANCED TOPICS.

19 Information Technology and You (Dawna Travis Dewire).

20 Information Technology and the Firm (Dawna Travis Dewire).

21 Careers in Finance (Tracee Petrillo and Ralph J. Constantino).

Glossary.

Index.

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