Basic Financial Skills for the Public Sector

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This book presents a variety of basic financial calculations ranging from fractions and percentages, using statistics and spreadsheets, to project appraisal techniques. It is ideal for those working in the public sector that need to be able to present information in a way that demonstrates value for money in the provision of public services. The contents include: Basic Calculations; Using Statistics; Using Spreadsheets; Project Appraisal; Presenting Financial Information

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Chapter 1
Chapter 2
Exercise 1
Exercise 2
Chapter 3
Exercise 3
Exercise 4
Chapter 4
Exercise 7
Chapter 6
Solutions to Exercises
Solutions to Exercises
Solution to Exercise 1
Solution to Exercise 3
Solution to Exercise 5
Solution to Exercise 7

Exercise 5
Exercise 6
Chapter 5
Mathematical Tables

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About the author (2011)

The authors, Jennifer Bean and Lascelles Hussey are both chartered accountants, MBA graduates and highly experienced management consultants. They have spent over 25 years training and advising public sector managers in all aspects of finance, budgeting, business planning, quality and value for money. Their success has been in making these subjects relevant to the public sector in a practical way.

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