1. A Systems Context for Financial Management2. Managing Operating Funds 3. Assessment of Business Performance 4. Projection of Financial Requirements 5. Dynamics and Growth of the Business System 6. Cash Flows and the Time Value of Money 7. Analysis of Investment Decisions 8. Cost of Capital and Business Decisions9. Analysis of Financial Choices10. Valuation and Business Performance11. Managing for Shareholder ValueAppendix I: Financial Analysis with Financial GenomeAppendix II: Glossary of Key Terms and ConceptsAppendix III: Financial Information and Online SourcesAppendix: IV: Basic Inflation ConceptsAppendix V: Some International Issues in Financial Analysis
Erich A. Helfert (San Mateo, CA) is an internationally recognized management consultant in corporate finance, strategic planning, and executive education in financial/economic decision making and shareholder value creation. Dr. Helfert is chairman and co-founder of Modernsoft, Inc., San Mateo, CA, developers of Financial Genome, advanced interactive financial analysis and business modeling software, which is complementary to Techniques of Financial Analysis.