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  • Basic business finance 2/e
  • Smith MB
  • ISBN: 9781869284589
  • eISBN: N/A
  • ePub ISBN: N/A
  • 119 Pages | Published: 2007

Basic Business Finance is an informative book on basic issues related to business finance, and is suitable for students and practitioners with no prior insight into financial management. The book is ideally suited to students and practitioners in the fields of:

  • Entrepreneurship and small business management
  • Bookkeeping
  • Marketing
  • Purchasing
  • Business management
  • General management

Basic Business Finance offers self-test revision questions and answers at the end of each chapter so that readers can assess their understanding of the content. The aim of the book is to equip students and practitioners with the necessary knowledge, skills and values to practise sound basic business finance principles in their enterprises, thus ensuring good business governance.

Chapter one: Introduction to basic business finance

Chapter two: Basic business records

Chapter three: Analysing financing statements

Chapter four: Financing capital requirements

Chapter five: The break-even analysis

Chapter six: Preparing budgets

Chapter seven: Managing cash, credit and inventories

Chapter eight: Taxes and insurance

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