How To Talk Finance

Series
Pearson
Author
Ted Wainman  
Publisher
Pearson
Cover
Softcover
Edition
1
Language
English
Total pages
360
Pub.-date
May 2015
ISBN13
9781292074382
ISBN
1292074388
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How To Talk Finance
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Description

Easy to follow, friendly, and conversational How to Talk Finance will help you get the low down on the numbers behind your business -what they are, what they mean and how you can use them to get ahead.

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Unsure of the difference between cash and profit?

Don’t know your budget from your forecast?

Whatever your role and whatever the business, if you don’t understand the numbers you can quickly feel overwhelmed, confused and out of control.

No mathematician? No matter. How to Talk Finance is straight-talking, easy to understand, written in plain English and will quickly become your indispensable guide to business finance. It will take you through all the major finance and reporting concepts you need to know so you can make sense of the numbers, discuss them with confidence and apply what you’ve learned to your everyday work.

•    Understand official financial statements and unlock what they mean to you

•    Learn to read statutory accounts and management reports 

•    Clarify the key concepts of budgeting and forecasting and learn to do your own

•    Build an impressive financial vocabulary and begin to talk finance

 

 

ENDORSEMENTS

1. “Finance books don’t normally ‘grip’ me but this one is a great tool for quick clarifications of finance terms as well as more detailed illustrations to help de-mystify the world of Finance – definitely a book to have on the desk!”

Rachel Kay, Managing Director, Thales Training & Consultancy

 

2. "Absolutely essential reading for every candidate, past, present and future on The Apprentice - and a most useful, plain-speaking, down to earth book on finance for anybody planning to enter business and everybody who is already there."

Nick Hewer, One time advisor to Lord Sugar on The Apprentice

 

3. “An essential read for those who wish to increase their understanding of the fundamentals of finance.”

Lee C. Johnson, Global HR Director, Croda

 

Listed in 'Five of this Year's Most Notable Business Books' by The Week (October, 2015)

Author

Ted Wainman is Director of Cadogan Consulting, which delivers in-house training courses and programmes, executive coaching, and process improvement consultancy projects for businesses in the UK, Europe, Africa and the Middle East. Ted travels extensively across Europe and the Middle East delivering Finance for Non Financial Managers training and workshops to a wide variety of clients including large blue chip organisations, SMEs, banks, insurance companies and not-for-profit organisations.

Reader Review(s)

"Approachable, engaging and tackles a wide range of relevant topics"

The Week, October 2015 - 2015's Most Notable Business Books

 

"...easily grasped by the layperson..."

The Week, October 2015 - 2015's Most Notable Business Books

 

"[a book that] any number-phobic entrepreneur...should have at hand."

The Week, October 2015 - 2015's Most Notable Business Books

 

"...you could do a lot worse than pick up this book."

The Week, October 2015 - 2015's Most Notable Business Books

 

"If you're someone who wants to understand...business finance without enduring a tedious course, then you could do a lot worse than pick up this book"

The Week, October 2015 - 2015's Most Notable Business Books