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The McGraw-Hill 36-Hour Course: Finance for Non-Financial Managers , 3/e

H. George Shoffner
Susan Shelly
Robert A. Cooke

ISBN: 0071749551
Copyright year: 2011

Whether you need to master the essentials of the balance sheet, budgeting, or managing expenses, this proven home study course will teach it to you in just 36 hours. Made accessible for business professionals, this reader-friendly guide gives a solid grounding in the essentials of financial reporting and budgeting, and shows how the make the numbers work in everyday situations. There are clear explanations of all major financial topics, an imaginary case study that illustrates how each concept works in the real world, self-tests concluding each chapter, and a final exam that provides the readers newfound facility with financial figures.

This book would be completely revised to include changes in accounting and finance due to the recent accounting scandals and will should include any new accounting practices as they are determined in today’s on-going debate in Congress. Other revisions include:

  • Updated GAAP to shed light on Enron and Arthur Andersen
  • The practice of front-loading sales and new rules about this practice
  • Updated IRS depreciation rules
  • Expanded mention of the LLC
  • Expanded information on Earnings Before Interest Taxes Depreciation and Amoritization
  • New section on Pro Forma Financial Statements, Goodwill, Creation and Amoritization, and Stock Options as an expense

Each chapter will contain clearly defined key concepts and terms, as well as self-study and review questions, a convenient study plan, and a challenging final exam.

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