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MindTap Finance, 2 terms (12 months) Printed Access Card for Lasher's Practical Financial Management, 7th Edition

  • William R. Lasher
  • ISBN-10: 1285515862
  • ISBN-13: 9781285515861
  • Mixed Media
  • COPYRIGHT: 2014 Published
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MindTap Finance for Lasher's Practical Financial Management, 7th Edition is the digital learning solution that helps instructors engage and transform today's students into critical thinkers. Through paths of dynamic assignments and applications that you can personalize, real-time course analytics, and an accessible reader, MindTap helps you turn cookie cutter into cutting edge, apathy into engagement, and memorizers into higher-level thinkers.

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About the Author

William R. Lasher

Dr. Lasher has a unique background in education and financial practice that enables him to offer unique, firsthand insights into the world of financial management in his text. Prior to entering full-time academics, he worked in finance at Texas Instruments, Harris Corporation, and the Pacific Telesis organization. He has held positions as a planner, a controller, and a subsidiary CFO. While working in business, he taught evening courses in finance and economics at the University of Dallas, the University of Texas at Dallas, and Golden Gate University in San Francisco. After a successful corporate career, he became a full time author/educator in finance at Nichols College. He has taught and written finance for over 25 years. Dr. Lasher holds a B.S. and an M.B.A. from Columbia University, a Ph.D. from Southern Methodist University, and a J.D from the New England School of Law. He has been a Certified Public Accountant and is a member of the Massachusetts Bar. In addition to Practical Financial Management, he has published books on business planning, franchising, and the strategic management of small firms.

Supplements

All supplements have been updated in coordination with the Main title.
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Instructor Supplements

Practical Financial Management  (ISBN-10: 1133593682 | ISBN-13: 9781133593683)

Enlist the help of an actual former CFO to introduce your students to the key financial management topics with the seventh edition of PRACTICAL FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT. Author, former successful CFO, and recognized instructor William R. Lasher captivates your students with unique insights into the issues and challenges facing financial managers every day. From a look at hidden agendas and the biases of decision makers in the firm to their effect on the analyses of financial proposals, Lasher’s practical, relevant presentation promises to keep students reading. This edition examines the latest financial developments, including a new discussion on IPOs as a broad topic, and the sale of Facebook stock and its fallout in particular. Throughout this edition, Lasher delivers an engaging, thorough presentation that is perfectly matched to the needs of today’s business students. He substitutes advanced math in theory sections with everyday math, numerous worked-out examples, and graphical and intuitive presentations. This edition provides Thomson ONE--Business School Edition exercises to give your students experience using the same financial research tool that professional brokers and analysts trust every day. Also available with the Seventh Edition is CengageNOW, a powerful course management and online homework tool that provides robust instructor control and customization to optimize the student learning experience and meet desired outcomes. Lasher’s PRACTICAL FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT, Seventh Edition, delivers the solid understanding of financial management your business students need for future success.

MindTap Finance, 2 terms (12 months) Instant Access for Lasher's Practical Financial Management  (ISBN-10: 1285513940 | ISBN-13: 9781285513942)

MindTap Finance for Lasher's Practical Financial Management, 7th Edition is the digital learning solution that helps instructors engage and transform today's students into critical thinkers. Through paths of dynamic assignments and applications that you can personalize, real-time course analytics, and an accessible reader, MindTap helps you turn cookie cutter into cutting edge, apathy into engagement, and memorizers into higher-level thinkers.

Student Supplements

Practical Financial Management  (ISBN-10: 1133593682 | ISBN-13: 9781133593683)

Let an actual CFO introduce you to today’s most important financial management topics within the pages of PRACTICAL FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT, Seventh Edition. Author William R. Lasher uses his experience as a former, successful CFO to give you an insider’s look into the issues and challenges facing financial managers every day. From hidden agendas to decision maker’s biases and their effect on the analyses of financial proposals, you will see principles in action in this dynamic text. You will examine the latest developments, including a new discussion on IPOs as a broad topic, and the sale of Facebook stock and its fallout in particular. Dr. Lasher keeps the presentation as relevant and practical as it is engaging with a thorough approach that is ideal for today’s business students. He has replaced advanced formulas with everyday math in theory sections, complete with numerous worked-out examples and graphical as well as intuitive presentations. With Thomson ONE--Business School Edition exercise, you even gain research experience using the same financial tool that professional brokers and Wall Street analysts trust every day. Develop the first-hand understanding of financial management you need for future success with PRACTICAL FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT, Seventh Edition.

MindTap Finance, 2 terms (12 months) Instant Access for Lasher's Practical Financial Management  (ISBN-10: 1285513940 | ISBN-13: 9781285513942)

MindTap Finance for Lasher's Practical Financial Management, 7th Edition provides you with the tools you need to better manage your limited time -- you can complete assignments whenever and wherever you are ready to learn with course material specially customized for you by your instructor and streamlined in one proven, easy-to-use interface. With an array of tools and apps -- from note taking to flashcards -- you'll get a true understanding of course concepts, helping you to achieve better grades and setting the groundwork for your future courses.