The Definitive Guide to Business Finance: What smart managers do with the numbers (2nd Edition)

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Many managers are extremely good at managing people but are bad at managing money, and harbour a secret fear of finance. But numbers matter and managers need to be confident with the basics of business finance – otherwise they simply can’t do their job effectively. 

The Definitive Guide to Business Finance (previously titled The Definitive Guide to Managing Numbers ) has been relaunched, revised and renamed. It includes a new introduction and has been updated throughout to keep in with the changing markets.It takes you step-by-step through every essential aspect of business finance you need to know. Assuming no specialised prior knowledge, it reveals shortcuts and tricks that will help make you a financial wizard whether it’s P&L, your budget, forecasts, cash flow, financial decisions, pricing policies or funding and financing.

 

In no time at all, you will not only be able to produce an outstanding set of figures, you will also have a much clearer understanding of what they mean and how to use them to be a more effective manager. You won’t fear finance ever again. 

This is the only book on basic finance you'll need. Richard Stutely achieves what you might think is impossible: making finance fun with an amusing, wry and always common sense approach that will make you wonder what you ever worried about. 

 

The Definitive Business Series will ensure you get up to speed fast with all the business essentials you need to be a success. With their guided step-by-step approach the latest practical business techniques and concepts and their easy-to-read style, The Definitive Business Series cover every aspect of the topic from the business basics to the essential skills needed to progress in your career.

 

The Definitive Business Series. Your fast-track to business success.

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‘Aspiring managers who have trouble with crunching numbers may have found a saviour in Richard Stutely.’

The Guardian

 

‘... a powerful tool for anyone involved with practical financial management issues. It is a superb balance between practical tips and hints and sufficient level of detail to enable you to challenge and make progress in improving the financial and operational performance of your organisation. It consciously avoids the sterile academic debates and focuses clearly on value added ideas and initiatives. The 10 questions sections are incredibly powerful.’

Simon Rogers, Senior Consultant in Big 4 Global Professional Services Firm

 

Don’t let a fear of finance hold you back. Play the numbers game ... and win.

If you’re a manager or entrepreneur and you’re not proficient in the basics of business finance, you simply can't do your job well. If you need to get to grips with essentials like P&L accounts, budgets and forecasting, this is the only book you'll ever need. The Definitive Guide to Business Finance is focused on getting you up to speed - fast. Richard Stutely achieves what you might think is impossible, making business finance easy with an amusing, wry and common sense style that will make you wonder what you ever worried about. 

This book is a survival toolkit on the financial essentials. It assumes no specialised prior knowledge of finance and takes a guided step-by-step approach to all the techniques and concepts you need to understand, explaining the hows, whats and whys along the way. To make things even easier, it shows you how to use basic Excel spreadsheets to do all the calculations for you. Throughout the book, Richard Stutely shoes you how to crack the jargon and unveils shortcuts, tips and tricks that will make you look like a financial wizard.

If you're not yet a whiz with the numbers, you can definitely use this book to your advantage. If you're already a whiz, you will still find something new to improve your skills. Make the numbers add up for you.

About the Author:

Businessman and author Richard Stutely has written many other books including The Economist Guide to Economic Indicators (1861974671 and has written extensively for publications such as The Economist, The Accountant and The Banker

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