A Practical Guide for Managers meets the needs of global executives, both finance as well as non-financial managers.It is a practical and fundamental finance reference book for any manager, as it makes a perfect balance of financial management theory and practice.
Finance for Executives
The book Finance for Executives: A Practical Guide for Managers meets the needs of global executives, both finance as well as non-financial managers. It is a practical and fundamental finance reference book for any manager, as it makes a perfect balance of financial management theory and practice. It focuses on corporate finance concepts from value creation to derivatives, including cost of capital, valuation, financing policies, project evaluation, and many other essential finance definitions.
Finance for Executives makes finance simple and intuitive, through the use of real world data (brief company case studies and examples of concepts), Excel financial modelling tools, and practical short chapters.
Finance should be fun, and practical as well. With this book at hand, you will have access to a set of tools that will help you develop your intuition for solving key financial things improve your business decisions, and formulate strategies.
This finance for managers’ reference book is based on
Simplicity – The core concepts in corporate finance are simple, and will become intuitively clear after using this book
Conciseness – The chapters are short and self-contained to appeal to busy executives who are keen on value-added activities
Practical focus – The key concepts of financial management are explained (and linked to Excel modelling tools), while you learn to identify the things of different managerial choices
Application of theory to practice – It highlights key academic research results that are relevant for practitioners
Real-world focus – The book includes empirical data on several companies and industries around the world. Working with real-world things and real-world data is more fruitful than theoretical discussions on formulas
An Excel spreadsheet containing all the financial models used in the different chapters is available for download from the book’s website. Practitioners will find the file easy to customize to their own requirements. It is useful in a variety of situations: value creation and it into managerial drivers or key performance indicators, valuation, mergers and acquisitions, company valuation, derivatives valuation, etc.