Explains the essential concepts of finance--budgeting, forecasting, and planning--to managers who are not financial managers. "Understanding Finance" contains relevant information on how to: understand what the three basic financial statements and ratio analysis tell about a company's financial health; develop and track a budget; and assess an investment opportunity.
The Pocket Mentor Series offers immediate solutions to common challenges managers face on the job every day. Each book in the series is packed with handy tools, self-tests, and real-life examples to help you identify your strengths and weaknesses and hone critical skills. Whether you're at your desk, in a meeting, or on the road these portable guides enable you to tackle the daily demands of your work with greater speed, savvy, and effectiveness.