Tel: 012 342 2765 |

  • ABC of financial management, The - an introduction to financial management and analysis 2/e
  • Lovemore FCH, Brümmer LM
  • ISBN: 9780627025297
  • eISBN: 9780627030413
  • ePub ISBN: N/A
  • 268 Pages | Published: 2003

The ABC of Financial Management is written for those who know little or nothing about financial management, as well as for the serious investor or commercial leader. Financial statements, time value of money, the cost of capital, the management of working capital, how to make financing and investment decisions, as well as a plethora of other facets of financial analyses and management, are discussed in detail and in understandable language. The book defines and discusses financial terms, as well as the fundamentals of financial management and is of immense practical value. About the authors The authors are FCH Lovemore, retired senior lecturer in the Division of Financial Management, Department of Business Management at the University of South Africa; and Professor LM Brümmer, Director: Bureau of Financial Analysis. Both have had long careers in lecturing on financial management.

Chapter 1 Introduction

Chapter 2 Definitions of terms

Chapter 3 Fundamentals of mathematical calculations

Chapter 4 The financial statements of a firm

Chapter 5 The cash flow statement, and cash management

Chapter 6 The leasing of fixed assets

Chapter 7 The analysis of financial statements

Chapter 8 Working capital management

Chapter 9 The time value of money and the capital investment decision

Chapter 10 Valuation and the required rate of return

Chapter 11 Capital structure and financial leverage: the financing decision

Chapter 12 Risk and leverage, and break-even analysis

Chapter 13 Dividend policy

Chapter 14: Finale


Additional literature

Supplementary material available for this title includes:

• PowerPoint presentations for all chapters (the slides provided have been developed to assist you with lectures)
• Jpegs of all figures and tables 

All source material (excluding figures and tables) has been supplied in an editable format (Microsoft Office) and you can fully customise it to your needs.

Please click on the link below to access the Lecturer Support Material (LSM) portal:

LSM Portal

If this is the first time you access Van Schaik Publishers LSM, you will need to register and set up a profile. Once your registration has been approved you will be sent an email and will then be able to request access to the resources you need for a particular book. You will also be able to request access to the resources of additional books using your profile.

We welcome any suggestions regarding new or additional resources. For any queries or feedback please contact our digital publisher at The material available varies from book to book and may also be developed further over time.

If you are uncertain about the registration and access request procedures, please download the LSM Manual.

LSM Manual

Lecturer Support Material is available free to lecturers who lecture on courses where the book is prescribed but samples are also available should you wish to review what is available as part of your prescribed book selection process. Please contact your Marketer for access to the sample LSM.

Student requests for LSM will not be entertained and any attempts by students to access lecturer support material will be reported to a student’s lecturer or to the Head of Department.