Chapter 1 - Financial statements and business decisions. After studying this chapter, you should be able to: Recognize the information conveyed in each of the four basic financial statements and the way that it is used by different decision makers, identify the role of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) in determining the content of financial statements, distinguish the roles of managers and auditors in the accounting communication process; appreciate the importance of ethics, reputation, and legal liability in accounting.
After Studying Chapter 6, you should be able to: Understand the purpose of basic financial statements and their contents, understand what is meant by “convergence” in accounting standards, explain why financial statement analysis is important to the firm and to outside suppliers of capital;...
Chapter 2 - Basic financial statements. After reading the material in this chapter, you should be able to: Explain the nature and general purpose of financial statements, explain certain accounting principles that are important for an understanding of financial statements and how professional judgment by accountants may affect the application of those principles, demonstrate how certain business transactions affect the elements of the accounting equation: Assets = Liabilities+ Owner's Equity,...
The overall objective of this thesis is to complete the practice of FIA for nonfinancial firms in Vietnam. In order to attain that objective, this thesis outlines the specific objectives as follows: Complete the identification, classification of basic financial instruments and derivatives; complete the practice of recognizing basic financial instruments and derivatives; complete the presentation and disclosure of information on basic financial instruments and derivatives.
After completing this unit, you should be able to: Explain the nature and general purpose of financial statements; explain certain accounting principles that are important for an understanding of financial statements and how professional judgment by accountants may affect the application of those principles; explain how the statement of financial position, often referred to as the balance sheet, is an expansion of the basic accounting equation;...
After you have mastered the material in this chapter, you will be able to: Explain the importance of comparisons and trends in financial statement analysis; calculate the ratios related to the profitability and financial stability of a business, from a given set of financial statements;...
Chapter 1, financial statements and business decisions. After studying this chapter, you should be able to: Recognize the information conveyed in each of the four basic financial statements and the way that it is used by different decision makers, identify the role of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) in determining financial statement content and how companies ensure the accuracy of their financial statements.
Chapter 14 - Basic financial planning. After studying the material in this chapter, you should be able to: Explain the need for profit planning for a small business, discuss what causes changes in the financial position of a company, understand the financial structure of a business, learn how to plan to make a profit in a small business, plan for a profit for an actual small business.
The purpose of this book is to provide an introduction to financial decisionmaking,
and the framework in which these decisions are made. The Basics
of Finance is an accessible book for those who want to gain a better understanding
of this field, but lack a strong business background. In this book,
we cover the essential concepts, tools, methods, and strategies in finance
without delving too far into theory.
Basics of Corporate Finance serves as an introductory course for students beginning
their study of finance and financial markets. The ideas and calculations presented in
this workbook serve as the foundation for continued study in the areas related to
corporate finance and the capital and derivative markets. The purpose of this course
is to help the student build a working vocabulary of the financial world and to
understand the basic computations used by analysts working in the corporate finance
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Chapter 3 Financial Statements, Cash Flow, and Taxes
a. The annual report is a report issued annually by a corporation to its stockholders. It contains basic financial statements, as well as management’s opinion of the past year’s operations and the firm’s future prospects.
Suitable as a supplement or primary text, FAME integrates corporate finance with spreadsheet analysis using Excel. It is ideal for courses in financial management, financial models, capital budgeting, or case courses. This edition is updated for Excel 2000 as well as new topics in finance.
The Basic Financial Statements
Explain the purpose and understand the format of the firm’s three basic financial statements: the income statement, the balance sheet, and the statement of cash flows. Construct each of these statements in Excel with data for any company.
The Financial Valuation Workbook (FVW) contains both educational exercises that
guide the reader through a complete business valuation and valuation tools that
professionals can use in preparing business valuations. It is structured to be used on
a stand-alone basis. It is also a companion text to Financial Valuation: Applications
and Models (FV) (John Wiley & Sons), where the subject matter contained in the
workbook is expanded upon.
The Publisher has strived to be as accurate and complete as possible in the creation of this report, notwithstanding the fact that he does not warrant or represent at any time that the contents within are accurate due to the rapidly changing nature of the Internet. This book is an easy, common sense guide to awakening your Financial IQ and personal finance management. In practical advice books, like anything else in life, there are no guarantees of income made.
Basic Skills: (Time value of money, Financial Statements)
Investments: (Stocks, Bonds, Risk and Return)
Corporate Finance: (The Investment Decision - Capital Budgeting)
For Investors, the rate of return on a security is a benefit of investing.
For Financial Managers, that same rate of return is a cost of raising funds that are needed to operate the firm.
In other words, the cost of raising funds is the firm’s cost of capital.
• Raw materials inventory - basic materials
to be used in the firm’s production
• Work-in-process inventory - partially
finished goods requiring additional work
before becoming finished goods.
• Finished-goods inventory - completed
products that are not yet sold.
• Stock of cash - inventory of cash to allow
payment of bills.
By the end of this chapter, you should be able to:
Explain and use basic financial terms and concepts.
Define the key financial statements and accounting equations and explain their purposes and
Describe the different forms of business structure and recognize similarities and differences
Change is a given in business today, and managers are expected to do more and understand more
than they ever had to in the past. How often have you heard statements just like these—often from
your own managers?...