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Financial Strategies for the Manager

Authors: Priester, Charles, Wang, Jincheng

  • Deals with major practical issues of financial management
  • Intended for managers without previous knowledge of finance
  • Minimizes the often daunting mathematical formulae used by standard financial texts
  • Written in an "open learning" style with exercises throughout each chapter
  • Written in clear plain English for better accessibility
  • Focuses on the "how to" of running a company, using sophisticated financial strategies without the need of a background in finance and accounting
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About this Textbook

Part of Tsinghua University Texts, Financial Strategies for the Manager includes a range of financial management issues such as financial statement analysis, a systematic approach to financial performance appraisal, liquidity management and sales growth, working capital management, budgeting, foreign exchange and interest rate risk management, and a most useful tool not normally understood – EVA. The book is written in a concise and accessible style, minimizing the use of the technical jargon and complicated mathematical formulae. Included exercises enhance student learning and examples bolster ability to understand and use concepts in day-to-day situations. The material was originally developed for a large corporate client in the telecommunications business to assist non-financial managers in understanding financial theories in a practical way. It was expanded and revised into a text for a post-graduate course of the Asia/Pacific Management Co-operative Program, Capilano University, BC, Canada. Charles Priester is a professor at Capilano University of Canada; Jincheng Wang is a professor at the International Business School of Tianjin Foreign Studies University of China.

About the authors

In addition to his academic career, Charles Priester has a background in commercial lending and investment banking .

These two activities require a thorough understanding of the factors that make companies perform well or poorly and equally importantly, to discover the changes necessary to either turn around underperforming companies or prevent poorly informed decisions being made before they can harm a company.

Charles has taught Accounting, Introductory and Advanced Finance, Investment Banking, International Finance (specializing in Asia/Pacific Region), Portfolio Management, International Trade Finance, and EVA Analysis.

Charles has taught at the University of British Columbia, Simon Fraser University, University of Victoria, Royal Roads University, Capilano College, the British Columbia Institute of Technology as well as given courses for the Certified Management Accountants of British Columbia and various corporate clients.

 

Wang Jincheng teaches business management courses at Tianjin University of Foreign studies. After completing his MBA program in UK, he went on to study with Asia Pacific Management Cooperative program at Capilano College in Canada. He has been involved in project financing for an oil product pipeline project in East Africa for a year and half.

Table of contents (11 chapters)

  • Goals of Financial Management

    Priester, Charles (et al.)

    Pages 1-16

  • Financial Statements Analysis

    Priester, Charles (et al.)

    Pages 17-36

  • A Systematic Approach to Financial Performance Appraisal of a Company Based on Trend Analysis

    Priester, Charles (et al.)

    Pages 37-49

  • Risk & Defensive Strategies

    Priester, Charles (et al.)

    Pages 50-62

  • Liquidity Management and Sales Growth

    Priester, Charles (et al.)

    Pages 63-68

Buy this book

eBook $74.99
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-540-70966-4
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $99.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-3-540-70963-3
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Online orders shipping within 2-3 days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Financial Strategies for the Manager
Authors
Series Title
Tsinghua University Texts
Copyright
2010
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Distribution Rights
Distribution rights in China: Tsinghua University Press
eBook ISBN
978-3-540-70966-4
DOI
10.1007/978-3-540-70966-4
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-540-70963-3
Series ISSN
1993-0305
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
210
Additional Information
Jointly published with Tsinghua University Press
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