HBR Guide to Finance Basics for Managers Ebook + Tools

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HBR Guide to Finance Basics for Managers Ebook and Tools

HBR Guide to Finance Basics for Managers Ebook and Tools is an enhanced Ebook version of the HBR Guide to Finance Basics for Managers that will give you the tools and confidence you need to master the fundamentals of finance and teach them to others. Don't let your fear of finance get in they way of your success. Can you prepare a break-even analysis? Do you know the difference between an income statement and a balance sheet? Do you need to teach others in your organization about these important concepts? Whether you're new to finance or you just need a refresher, this go-to guide will give you the tools and confidence you need to master the fundamentals and teach them to others.

The HBR Guide to Finance Basics for Managers Ebook + Tools will help you:

  • Learn the language of finance
  • Compare your firm's financials with rivals'
  • Shift your team's focus from revenues to profits
  • Assess your vulnerability to industry downturns
  • Teach others in your organization with the included PDF and Excel tools which provide in-depth, shareable reference material

Includes:

  • Guide to Finance Basics for Managers Ebook
  • Read Me First (PDF)
  • The Balance Sheet (PDF)
  • Cash Flow (PDF)
  • Income Statement (PDF)
  • Ratios (PDF)
  • ROI (PDF)
  • ROI Model (Excel)

These tools are meant to complement the Guide and to serve you in the following ways:

  • They expand upon the content presented in the HBR Guide to Finance Basics for Managers. Each PDF provides you with an At a Glance sheet which gives you a quick, high-level overview of a particular financial concept. The At a Glance sheet is followed by an in-detail exploration of the various components of the concept. Finally, each document includes examples which will help you further understand the concept with real-world examples.
  • They serve as quick reference guides. Print them out, hang them above your desk, or use for quick reference during a meeting.
  • They can be easily shared with your colleagues/direct reports. If you need to communicate these financial concepts, the PDFs and Excel document are much easier to share than the text from the Ebook. You can use documents to quickly bring people up to speed on the finance basics covered in the Ebook.

Access

Once you've purchased a copy, to download the Ebook and Tools you will need an Internet connection. Subsequent access to your local copies will not require an Internet connection. To download your Ebook and Tools, go to HBR.org and sign in. Click on the person icon in the upper right and select 'Purchases'

Click the 'Download Files' link for the order.

Click on the EPUB, MBI or PDF links to download the HBR Guide to Finance Basics for Managers Ebook. If you're not sure which of the three Ebook formats is best for your device, review our Ebook instructions.

Click the 'Download ZIP' link to download the Zip file containing the five PDF tools and one Excel document.

When the Zip file completes downloading, open the Zip folder and select 'HBR Tools - Finance Basics for Managers' if you're a PC user and '_MACOSX' if you are a MAC user.

Click on each of the files to download them.

  • 1_Read Me
  • 2_BalanceSheet
  • 3_CashFlow
  • 4_IncomeStatement
  • 5_FinanceRatios
  • 6_ROI
  • 7_ROIModel

Welcome to the HBR Guide + Tools for Finance Basics for Managers

Can you prepare break-even analysis? Do you know the difference between an income statement and a balance sheet? Whether you are new to finance or you just need a refresher, this Guide, along with the accompanying tools, will give you the confidence you need to master finance fundamentals, as all good managers must.

This zip folder contains five PDF tools and one Excel document.

  • The Balance Sheet (PDF)
  • Cash Flow (PDF)
  • Income Statement (PDF)
  • Ratios (PDF)
  • ROI (PDF)
  • ROI Model (Excel)

These tools are meant to complement the Guide and to serve you in the following ways:

  1. They expand upon the content presented in the HBR Guide to Finance Basics for Managers. Each PDF provides you with an At a Glance sheet which gives you a quick, high-level overview of a particular financial concept. The At a Glance sheet is followed by an in-detail exploration of the various components of the concept. Finally, each document includes examples which will help you further understand the concept with real-world examples.
  2. They serve as quick reference guides. Print them out, hang them above your desk, or use for quick reference during a meeting.
  3. They can be easily shared with your colleagues/direct reports. If you need to communicate these financial concepts, the PDFs and Excel document are much easier to share than the text from the ebook. You can use documents to quickly bring people up to speed on the finance basics covered in the ebook.

How to get started:

  • Start by reading the HBR Guide to Finance Basics for Managers ebook.
  • Once you have read the ebook, or even during the process of reading it, you can refer to these tools to help deepen your understanding of the concepts covered, use them as quick reference material, and even share them with your colleagues.
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