Review MBA ASAP 10 Minutes to: Understanding Corporate Finance
by JOHN COUSINS
Named as one of the best books on a valuation by BookAuthority, Understanding Corporate Finance discusses the rationales behind the decisions of companies regarding projects they create. The book provides a framework for investing by finance professionals. The author discusses the various aspects of corporate finance and how they function altogether.
This book will help the reader gain a piece of more detailed knowledge of corporate finance, especially on the aspect of valuation. The tools of corporate finance, as discussed herein, will assist a business owner or a manager in creating financial decisions and weighing projects and opportunities.
This book discusses corporate finance and valuation to non-professionals very well. The wide range of financial terms and concepts are discussed in thorough detail using a simple and easy-to-understand language. Even entrepreneurs and business owners that are not very financially-oriented can easily understand it with the way valuation is discussed in the book. It also evaluates financial statements and the factors related to it.
The direct-to-the-point approach of the book on corporate finance and valuation makes it less complicated of a concept to non-practitioners. The book is a recommended read on the fundamentals of valuation.
About the Author
JOHN COUSINS is a business advisor and the founder of mba-asap.com, which is an “online business education community.” He previously served as Chief Executive Officer of Biomoda and Chief Financial Officer of a few public companies for fifteen years. He teaches business courses on several universities and colleges in the US and internationally. He received his MBA in finance and entrepreneurship from the Wharton School.
Table of Contents
1 RATIO ANALYSIS
2 TIME VALUE OF MONEY
3 DISCOUNT CASH FLOWS
4 NET PRESENT VALUE
5 INTERNAL RATE OF RETURN