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Course Title: Fundamentals of Finance and Accounting for Nonfinancial Managers, Third Edition
Author: Robert C. Waehler, Anthony J. Matias, Michael P. Griffin
Provider: American Management Association
Price: $79.95
CEU Credits: 2
Level: Fundamental
Field Of Study: N/A
Prerequisites: None
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Fundamentals of Finance and Accounting for Nonfinancial Managers Third Edition, This best-selling AMA self-study course will give you a firm understanding of financial and accounting terms, techniques, and practices-even if you have no financial background. The course explains and illustrates the basics: interpreting financial statements... calculating inventory costs and the costs of goods sold... understanding stocks and bonds... determining company profitability using ratio analysis techniques... detailing cash flow... and more.

You'll learn how to:
  • Read and interpret financial statements, balance sheets, and managerial accounting reports
  • Back up your business plans and proposed budgets with solid financial facts and analyses
  • Calculate returns on sales, gross margin percentages, and returns on total assets using ratio analyses-and plan for the future with confidence
  • Use everyday financial data, terms, and tools more effectively
  • Prepare a statement of cash flows on both the indirect and the direct bases

About This Course

As one course among many offered in our curriculum, Fundamentals of Finance and Accounting for Nonfinancial Managers has been designed specifically for the practicing manager and the future manager. It provides private, self-paced individualized study; learning and self-evaluation through programmed instruction.

Robert C. Waehler is a full-time faculty member of the accounting department of the Suffolk University School of Management, Boston, Massachusetts. Professor Waehler, a certified public accountant, has served as a consultant to small businesses and not-for-profit organizations in New England. He has lectured extensively in evening and continuing education programs on a variety of accounting topics. Professor Waehler is a member of the Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accountants and the American Accounting Association.

Anthony J. Matias is in practice as a certified public accountant in Lexington, Massachusetts. He is an adjunct professor in the accounting department at Bentley College, Waltham, Massachusetts. Mr. Matias is the author of Dimensions in Accounting, a book of readings in accounting. He holds memberships in the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accountants, and the American Accounting Association.

Michael P. Griffin is an instructor of accounting and finance at the University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth. Mr. Griffin received his B.S. in business administration from Providence College and an M.B.A. from Bryant College. He also holds a certificate in financial planning and is a certified management accountant. In addition to his teaching experience, Mr. Griffin has held a variety of positions in the areas of auditing, accounting, and finance. He is the author of Lotus 1-2-3 in Business, published by Howard Sams, and three self-study courses, How to Manage the Accounting Department, Beyond the Basics: Intermediate Finance and Accounting for Nonfinancial Managers, and How to Read and Interpret Financial Statements, for the American Management Association.

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