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This tool provides a detailed look into the various sections of a cash flow statement. It also describes two methods used to calculate cash flow from operating activities, indirect and direct with examples that will give you an edge when it comes time to preparing a cash flow statement of your own.
The focus of this tool is to provide a general discussion concerning bringing in partners or outside investors to a company. The methods a business can use toward achieving this goal and the problems a business is likely to face in the process will also be addressed.
By using the steps in this tool, you will be able to better identify opportunities for change, determine if you are ready for change, recognize what your customers want and create the proper environment for change in your company.
This tool will step you through the process of preparing and understanding your balance sheet and the many uses for it.
This tool will take you through the step-by-step process of developing a business plan that includes all the basic elements needed.
This tool will explain general information regarding legal structure options available to those starting a business.
This article forecasts manufacturing costs for 2006 based on the price of commodities in some detail: energy (up); steel (down); stainless steel (down); electronics (flat). PC growth in developing countries will drive growth in electronics.
This tool helps you develop the intangible aspects of your company's brand--a collection of feelings and perceptions about quality, image, lifestyle and status.
This tool will conduct market analysis to determine if there is a need for your idea or product/service, identify a new market, analyze your current market, gain a competitive advantage, and begin to establish a marketing plan.
This tool contains descriptions and examples of the eight major types of ratios used in financial analysis: Income, Profitability, Liquidity, Working Capital, Bankruptcy, Long-Term Analysis, Coverage, and Leverage.
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