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Essentials of Financial Management, 4/e

Essentials of Financial Management, 4/e

Vikas Publishing
  • 9789325982338
  • 640 pages
  • Paperback
  • 7.25 X 9.5 inches
  • Book 550.00
  • 2015


Essentials of Financial Management is meant for BBA, BBS, BCom (Hons), and B Com students as well as to serve as first-level course for students preparing for chartered accountancy, cost and management accountancy, certified financial analyst and company secretary examinations, and other degree and diploma courses. Finance and non-finance executives will also find it useful.
The book details how to manage corporate funds and liquidity. It focuses on financial decision making and the role of the finance manager as an efficient user of financial resources. It introduces readers to the basic concepts of time value of money, return and risk and portfolio theory and discusses important financial topics like the cost of capital, capital budgeting, debt-equity mix, sources of finance, dividend policy, working capital management, and financial planning, in a simple and lucid way.

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Part-1: Introduction: 1. Financial Management: Scope and Objectives, 2. Sources of Long-Term Finance, Part-2: Concepts of Value: 3. Time Value of Money, 4. Valuation of Shares and Debentures, Part-3: Risk, Return and Capital Asset Pricing: 5. Risk and Return, 6. Portfolio Theory and CAPM, 7. Beta Estimation and the Cost of Equity, Part-4: Cost of Capital and Capital Budgeting: 8. Cost of Capital, 9. Capital Budgeting Techniques, 10. Cash Flow Estimation for Investment Evaluation, 11. Risk Analysis in Capital Budgeting, Part-5: Financing Decisions: 12. Operating and Financial Leverages, 13. Capital Structure Theory and Practice, 14. Dividend Theory and Practice, Part-6: Working Capital Management: 15. Nature of Working Capital, 16. Cash Management, 17. Receivables Management, 18. Inventory Management, 19. Working Capital Finance, Part-7: Financial Planning: 20. Financial Statement Analysis, 21. Long-Term Financial Planning