Finance in Focus
How do you currently source materials to help students see the relevance of finance to their everyday life? Virtually every student entering university in 2010 will have heard about The Global Financial Crisis (GFC) and will have been affected by it in some way. This small companion text helps you to introduce the GFC and its impact into your classroom and allows your students to see the immediate relevance and application of the crisis to finance theory. Finance in Focus has been designed to be easily integrated within an introductory unit; it provides an introduction to the GFC and helps foster analysis and discussion through the inclusion of five case summaries of recent news headlines. To help you as an instructor these cases come with guided answers. The opening chapter presents a summary of: how the GFC evolved how the crisis effected real economies around the world the policies that were created to deal with the crisis and provides a necessary conceptual framework for the cases which follow Five case studies are presented with accompanying questions to help facilitate individual analysis and/or group discussion For each case study, a set of guided answers are available for instructors to further aide easy integration. This valuable teaching resource is available from semester 1, 2010, at no additional charge with the following Pearson finance titles: Petty/Financial Management 5e (package ISBN: 9314994201185) Gitman/Principles of Managerial Finance 5e (package ISBN: 9314994201192)
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