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Principles of Managerial Finance with MyFinanceLab

Principles of Managerial Finance with MyFinanceLab

Global Edition
13th Edition

Lawrence Gitman

Apr 2011, Book with Online Course Access
ISBN13: 9780273754367
ISBN10: 027375436X
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For introduction to Managerial Finance courses.

This title is a Pearson Global Edition. The Editorial team at Pearson has worked closely with educators around the world to include content which is especially relevant to students outside the United States.

Guide students through the material with a proven learning goal system.

Gitman’s proven learning goal system—a hallmark feature of Principles of Managerial Finance—weaves pedagogy into concepts and practice, providing students with a roadmap to guide them through the text and supplementary tools.

The thirteenth edition features new coauthor Chad Zutter of the University of Pittsburgh who brings his contemporary thinking and pedagogy to the text.

Part 1: Introduction to Managerial Finance
Chapter 1. The Role of Managerial Finance
Chapter 2. The Financial Market Environment
Part 2: Financial Tools
Chapter 3. Financial Statements and Ratio Analysis
Chapter 4. Cash Flow and Financial Planning
Chapter 5. Time Value of Money
Part 3. Valuation of Securities
Chapter 6. Interest Rates and Bond Valuation
Chapter 7. Stock Valuation
Part 4: Risk and the Required Rate of Return
Chapter 8. Risk and Return
Chapter 9. The Cost of Capital
Part 5: Long-Term Investment Decisions

Chapter 10. Capital Budgeting Techniques
Chapter 11. Capital Budgeting Cash Flows
Chapter 12. Risk and Refinements in Capital Budgeting
Part 6: Long-Term Financial Decisions
Chapter 13. Leverage and Capital Structure
Chapter 14. Payout Policy
Part 7: Short-Term Financial Decisions
Chapter 15. Working Capital and Current Assets Management
Chapter 16. Current Liabilities Management
Part 8: Special Topics in Managerial Finance
Chapter 17. Hybrid and Derivative Securities
Chapter 18. Mergers, LBOs, Divestitures, and Business Failure
Chapter 19. International Managerial Finance

For introduction to Managerial Finance courses.

Guide students through the material with a proven learning goal system.

Gitman’s proven learning goal system–a hallmark feature of Principles of Managerial Finance–weaves pedagogy into concepts and practice, providing students with a roadmap to guide them through the text and supplementary tools.

The thirteenth edition features new coauthor Chad Zutter of the University of Pittsburgh who brings his contemporary thinking and pedagogy to the text.

NEW! Offer a new perspective: New Coauthor Chad Zutter. A recent recipient of the Jensen Prize for the best paper published in the Journal of Financial Economics, Zutter brings a fresh perspective to thirteenth edition of this text. Together Gitman and Zutter incorporated contemporary thinking and pedagogy with the classic topics that Principles of Managerial Finance users have come to expect.

Guide students through the material: The Proven Learning System. This edition has enhanced its learning goal system, which integrates pedagogy with concepts and practical applications. The system concentrates on the material students need to know in order to make effective financial decisions in an increasingly competitive business environment. The strong pedagogy and generous use of examples–including personal finance examples–make this text an easily accessible resource for in- and out-of-class learning.

Help students make the connections: The Overarching Organization of this text conceptually links the firm’s actions and its value, as determined in the financial market. Each major decision area is presented in terms of both risk and return factors and their potential impact on owner’s wealth. A Focus on Value feature at the end of each chapter helps to reinforce students’ understanding of the link between the financial manager’s actions and the firm’s share value.

Take the concepts abroad: International Considerations. In today’s world international considerations are essential to the study of business in general–and finance in particular. As in prior editions, discussions of international dimensions are integrated throughout the chapters, learning goals, and end-of-chapter content.

  • For instructors who devote more time to international considerations, a separate chapter on international managerial finance is available at the end of the text.
Make it personal: Personal Finance Connection. Several features in the thirteenth edition help students see the value of applying financial principles and techniques to their personal lives:
  • Why This Chapter Matters to You is a feature that helps motivate interest by discussing how the topic relates to the concerns of other major business disciplines and personal finance decisions.
  • Personal Finance examples link the concepts, tools, and techniques of each chapter. Numerous examples of personal finance problems can be found throughout the homework material

New! Examples and applications from various countries in our Chapter Opening Cases and Focus on Practice Boxes, most of which link to Review questions at the end of each chapter

NEW! Enhance the learning experience: New Features.

  • New Chapter Sequence. While similar to the previous edition’s chapter sequence, the thirteenth edition contains nineteen chapters divided into eight parts. Each part is introduced by a brief overview in order to show students the collective value of the chapters in the part.
    • The Matter of Fact! feature provides additional detail and interesting empirical facts that help students understand the practical implications of financial concepts.
    • The In More Depth! feature–available on MyFinanceLab–offers a guide for further study.
    • The chapter-opening vignettes and boxes are either new or revised in this edition and feature companies like or Facebook, Abercrombie & Fitch, and Best Buy.
OTHER POINTS OF DISTINCTION

Provide hands-on practice
: MyFinanceLab.
This fully integrated online homework system gives students the hands-on practice and tutorial help they need to learn finance efficiently–while helping you free up your time. There are ample opportunities for online practice and assessment which are automatically graded in MyFinanceLab (www.myfinancelab.com). Highlights include:
  • Chapter Cases with Automatically Graded Assessment. These cases have students apply the concepts they learned to a more complex and realistic situation.
  • Group Exercises where students can work together in the context of an ongoing company. Each group creates a company and follows it through the various managerial finance topics and business activities presented in the textbook.
  • Critical Thinking Problems, which require students to apply the various finance concepts and managerial techniques presented in the textbook. These are rigorous problems that are designed to test a student’s ability to understand the financial management situation, apply the necessary managerial finance concepts, and find the value maximizing solution.
  • Numerous premium resources, such as an online glossary, digital flashcards, financial calculator tutorials, videos, and more!
Offer information on ethics: Ethical issues. Students need to understand the ethical issues that financial managers face as they attempt to maximize shareholder value and to solve business problems. To that end, every chapter includes an In Practice box that focuses on current ethical issues.

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