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Category: Developing the Business


The Balanced Scorecard

The Balanced Scorecard

Say goodbye to seat-of-the-pants performance: in their search for the Holy Grail of performance measurement, more and more companies are switching on to the model for measurement called the ‘balanced scorecard’. The Institute of Management Accountants found that 64%...

Understanding the Numbers

Two of the most useful sources of financial information are an organisation’s balance sheet and profit and loss account. In the understanding the numbers learning module we look at what each contains and how to analyse each one to gain valuable insight into an...

Preparing a Business Plan

Beyond the ‘back of envelope’: This is usually associated with setting up new businesses, business plans now have an acknowledged use and place for new products, new projects, in fact any initiative that requires new investment. Yet often those who hold the purse...

Shareholder Value

Aka moving the dot = the ultimate aim The aim This has been termed the ‘Growth and Profitability Framework’, the ‘move the dot’ methodology is designed: to manage performance for shareholder value by concentrating on opportunities for growth and profitability The...