The McGraw-Hill 36-Hour Course In Finance for Non-Financial Managers, Second Edition by Robert Cooke
This is the step-by-step, easy-to-understand coursebook on what the numbers mean to your company - and to you. If you're like most managers, today's high-profile accounting scandals have you thinking you should really learn more about your company's numbers - what they are, where they come from, and how they impact you. But who has the time? "The McGraw-Hill 36-Hour Course in Finance for Nonfinancial Managers" will give you the working knowledge you need to understand what the numbers are really saying, without unnecessary backroom accounting terms.Updated from its bestselling first edition to include recent financial and regulatory changes that have transformed the practice of finance, this accessible primer will tell you everything you need to know about: the essential concepts of finance, so that you can ask intelligent questions and understand the answers; vital statements and reports, with entirely new sections on pro forma financial statements, expensing of stock options, and more; and, auditing - what is measured, how and why it is measured, and what you can do to help ensure accuracy and completeness. As a time-pressed manager, you can't be expected to know everything about everything. But there is absolutely no question that a working knowledge of finance will improve your career performance and success. Let "The McGraw-Hill 36-Hour Course in Finance for Nonfinancial Managers" provide you with the basics you need to become knowledgeable about the high-stakes world of finance.