||Fundamentals of Finance and Accounting for Nonfinancial Managers, Third Edition
||Robert C. Waehler, Anthony J. Matias, Michael P. Griffin
||American Management Association
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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
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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