Financial Management in the Public Sector : Tools, Applications, and Cases
Thoroughly classroom tested, this comprehensive text provides a step-by-step guide to how to use financial management and budgeting tools in the public sector. This book features a practical, case study approach and includes numerous exercises and examples. It is designed as a core text for instructors who want to introduce students to hands-on tools and techniques in courses on Public Financial Management or Public Budgeting. This book covers all the cornerstone topics in the discipline, including Financial Planning, Financial Implementation, and Financial Reporting and Analysis. Each chapter is carefully structured as a self-contained learning module, and includes learning objectives, key concepts, easy-to-use Excel [trademark] spreadsheet models, a case study, and detailed exercises with answers provided in an appendix.
- Hardback | 217 pages
- 157.48 x 231.14 x 20.32mm | 362.87g
- 15 May 2006
- Taylor & Francis Inc
- M.E. Sharpe
- Armonk, United States
- tables, figures, glossary, references, index
Table of contents
List of Illustrations; Preface and Acknowledgments; Part I. Tools for Financial Planning; 1. Revenue Forecasting; 2. Resource Development Analysis; 3. Cost Estimation; 4. Cost Comparison; 5. Incremental Cost Analysis; 6. Cost Benefit Analysis; Part II. Tools for Financial Implementation; 7. Financial Performance Monitoring; 8. Cash Management: Determining the Optimal Cash Balance; Part III. Tools for Financial Reporting and Analysis; 9. Financial Reporting and Analysis: The Statement of Net Assets; 10. Financial Reporting and Analysis: The Statement of Activities; 11. Financial Reporting and Analysis: Fund-level Statements; 12. Financial Condition Analysis; Appendix: Exercise Answers; About the Author; Index.