Oxford English for Careers:: Finance 1: Student Book

Oxford English for Careers:: Finance 1: Student Book : A course for pre-work students who are studying for a career in the finance industry

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Finance 1 is ideal for pre-work students, studying at intermediate level, who will need to use English to communicate effectively in the financial workplace. Finance 1 develops the vocabulary, language, and skills that students need for use in a range of financial careers such as accounting, economics, auditing, tax, banking, insurance, trading, and statistics.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 144 pages
  • 208 x 274 x 8mm | 399.16g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • UK ed.
  • w. numerous col. figs.
  • 0194569934
  • 9780194569934
  • 825,834

Table of contents

1. Choosing jobs ; First impressions, researching financial employers, reasons for going into finance, what can you expect from a career in banking? ; 2. Personal finance ; Customer relationship management, the banking code, financial check-up, customer complaints ; 3. Company financial services ; Outsourcing, controlling business expenses, scheduling appointments ; 4. Economic indicators ; Investing in emerging markets, presenting figures, interpreting data, presenting data, explaining trends and their causes ; 5. Economic cycles ; How to behave in meetings, the IMF and World Bank, The 'Great Depression', managing the world economy, recession and recovery ; 6. Economic sectors ; Regional development agencies, investment decisions, competing in the global economy, the road to development ; 7. Banking ; Selling on the phone, researching a bank, types of banks, an organisation chart for a bank ; 8. Stock markets ; Investment strategies, researching a share's performance, why do stock markets move? ; 9. Company internal finance ; Negotiating, finance for small businesses, cash flow, financing the company, insisting on payment, annual reports ; 10. Company reporting ; Annual report of a bank, the chairman's statement at the AGM, forecasting ; 11. Accountancy and auditing ; Accountancy and professional ethics, working in accountancy, the steps of an audit, accounting and auditing, the auditor's letter to management ; 12. Insurance and risk ; Tips on getting the best policy, insurance claims from a national disaster, how do companies manage risk? Reporting on insurance claimsshow more

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Your career starts here... with Oxford English for Careers. The Oxford English for Careers series is specifically designed for students on specialist vocational courses. The series offers highly practical skills and language, with immediate transfer value to the workplace.show more