Essentials of Working Capital Management

Essentials of Working Capital Management

Author(s): James S. Sagner

Published Online: 9 MAR 2012 10:54AM EST

Print ISBN: 9780470879986

Online ISBN: 9781118386842

DOI: 10.1002/9781118386842

About this Book

A comprehensive primer for executives and managers on working capital management

With limited access to credit and short term funding, it is increasingly important that companies focus on working capital management to free up funds and optimize liqidity. Written in the easy-to-follow Essentials Series style, Essentials of Working Capital Management covers the main components of working capital.

  • Covers the latest trends around working capital
  • Discusses a range of working capital topics, including cash management, banking relations, accounts receivable, inventory, accounts payable, and foreign exchange
  • Analyzes the efficient utilization of current assets and liabilities of a business through each phase of the operating cycle
  • Examines the planning, monitoring, and management of the company's collections, disbursements and concentration banking
  • Explores the gathering and management of information and forecast data to effectively use funds and identify risk

Focused on how businesses can continue to be successful in these difficult times, specifically in relation to the limited credit available to businesses, this book puts practical guidance at your fingertips so you can put them to work right away. A comprehensive case introduces each major section of the book, and suggested solutions are included in a book appendix.

Table of contents

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  1. Part I: Cash—Transactions, Banking and Credit, and Financial Instruments

  2. Part II: Other Working Capital Accounts—receivables, Inventory, and Payables

  3. Part III: Issues in Working Capital Management

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