The Portable MBA in Finance and Accounting, Fourth Edition

The Portable MBA in Finance and Accounting, Fourth Edition

Editor(s): Theodore Grossman, John Leslie Livingstone

Published Online: 11 NOV 2011 04:02PM EST

Print ISBN: 9780470481301

Online ISBN: 9781118257494

DOI: 10.1002/9781118257494

About this Book

The most comprehensive and authoritative review of B-School fundamentals-from  top accounting and finance professors  

For years, the Portable MBA series has tracked the core curricula of leading business schools to teach you the fundamentals you need to know about business-without the extreme costs of earning an MBA degree. The Portable MBA in Finance and Accounting covers all the core methods and techniques you would learn in business school, using real-life examples to deliver clear, practical guidance on finance and accounting. The new edition also includes free downloadable spreadsheets and web resources.

If you're in charge of making decisions at your own or someone else's business, you need the best information and insight on modern finance and accounting practice. This reliable, information-packed resource shows you how to understand the numbers, plan and forecast for the future, and make key strategic decisions. Plus, this new edition covers the effects of Sarbanes-Oxley, applying ethical accounting standards, and offers career advice.

    • Completely updated with new examples, new topics, and full coverage of topical issues in finance and accounting-fifty percent new material
    • The most comprehensive and authoritative book in its category
    • Teaches you virtually everything you'd learn about finance and accounting in today's best business schools

Whether you're thinking of starting your own business or you already have and just need to brush up on finance and accounting basics, this is the only guide you need.

Table of contents

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  1. Part I: Financial Accounting

  2. Part II: Financial Management

  3. Part III: Business Entities

  4. Part IV: Management Accounting

  5. Part V: Planning and Strategy

  6. Part VI: Advanced Topics

    1. Chapter 21

      Careers in Finance (pages 559–576)

      Tracee Petrillo and Ralph J. Constantino

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