Practical Financial Management by William R. LasherPractical Financial Management by William R. Lasher

Practical Financial Management

byWilliam R. Lasher, Peggy L. Hedges, T.j. (terry) Fegarty

Hardcover | November 25, 2005

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The first Canadian edition of Practical Financial Management is the latest milestone in a journey in education shared by the authors. They believe that most finance texts are harder for students to understand than they should be. The issue is relatively unique to this field.Practical Financial Management is unique because of its approach to teaching finance; that approach is the result of a combination of classroom and practical experience. The book is easy to read, enjoyable, and non-intimidating. In other words, the text is accessible and the reviewers have been unanimous in their praise of the work's conversational style and readability.
Dr. Lasher has a unique background in education and financial practice that enables him to offer unique, firsthand insights into the world of financial management in his text. Prior to entering full-time academics, he worked in finance at Texas Instruments, Harris Corporation, and the Pacific Telesis organization. He has held positions...
Title:Practical Financial ManagementFormat:HardcoverDimensions:688 pages, 10.25 × 8.25 × 1.12 inPublished:November 25, 2005Publisher:Nelson College IndigenousLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0176223231

ISBN - 13:9780176223236


Table of Contents

Part 1: Introduction to Financial Management 1. Foundations 2. Financial Background: A Review of Accounting, Financial Statements,and Taxes 3. Cash Flows and Financial Analysis 4. The Financial System and Interest Part 2: Discounted Cash Flow and the Value of Securities 5. Time Value of Money 6. The Valuation and Characteristics of Bonds and Other Types of Debt 7. The Valuation and Characteristics of Stock 8. Risk and Return Part 3: Business Investment Decisions-Capital Budgeting 9. Capital Budgeting 10. Cash Flow Estimation 11. Risk Topics and Real Options in Capital Budgeting 12. Cost of Capital Part 4. Long-Term Financing Issues 13. Capital Structure and Leverage 14. Dividends Part 5: Operations Issues-Working Capital Management and Planning 15. Options 16. The Management of Working Capital 17. Financial Planning Part 6: Current Topics in Financial Management 18. Corporate Restructuring 19. International Finance