|No. of Pages:||860|
About the book
Enlist the help of an actual former CFO to introduce your students to the key financial management topics with the seventh edition of FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT: PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICE, 7e. Author, former successful CFO, and recognized instructor William R. Lasher captivates your students with unique insights into the issues and challenges facing financial managers every day. From a look at hidden agendas and the biases of decision makers in the firm to their effect on the analyses of financial proposals, Lasher's practical, relevant presentation promises to keep students reading. This edition examines the latest financial developments, including a new discussion on IPOs as a broad topic, and the sale of Facebook stock and its fallout in particular.Throughout this edition, Lasher delivers an engaging, thorough presentation that is perfectly matched to the needs of today's business students. He substitutes advanced math in theory sections with everyday math, numerous worked-out examples, and graphical and intuitive presentations.
Lasher's FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT: PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICE, 7e, delivers the solid understanding of financial management your business students need for future success.
2. Financial Background: A Review of Accounting, Financial Statements, and Taxes.
3. Cash Flows and Financial Analysis.
4. Financial Planning.
5. The Financial System, Corporate Governance, and Interest.
Part II: DISCOUNTED CASH FLOW AND THE VALUE OF SECURITIES.
6. Time Value of Money.
7. The Valuation and Characteristics of Bonds.
8. The Valuation and Characteristics of Stock.
9. Risk and Return.
Part III: BUSINESS INVESTMENT DECISIONS-CAPITAL BUDGETING.
10. Capital Budgeting.
11. Cash Flow Estimation.
12. Risk Topics and Real Options in Capital Budgeting.
13. Cost of Capital.
Part IV: LONG-TERM FINANCING ISSUES.
14. Capital Structure and Leverage.
Part V: OPERATIONS ISSUES-WORKING CAPITAL MANAGEMENT AND PLANNING.
16. The Management of Working Capital.
17. Corporate Restructuring.
18. International Finance.
About the Author
William R. Lasher has a unique background spanning both education and practice in finance that allows him to offer unique, firsthand insights into the world of financial management within this text. Prior to entering full-time academics, he worked for Texas Instruments, Harris Corporation, and the Pacific Telesis organization. He has held positions as a planner, a controller, and a subsidiary CFO. While working in business, Lasher served as an adjunct professor at the University of Dallas, the University of Texas at Dallas, and Golden Gate University in San Francisco. In 1988, he moved into a full-time position in education with Nichols College. Dr. Lasher holds a B.S. and an M.B.A. from Columbia University and a Ph.D. from Southern Methodist University. He is a certified public accountant and has published books on business planning, franchising, and the strategic management of small firms.
|Title:||Financial Management: Principles and Practice||Publisher:||South Western|
|No. of Pages:||860|