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The Jossey-Bass Academic Administrator's Guide to Budgets and Financial Management

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The Jossey-Bass Academic Administrator's Guide to Budgets and Financial Management

Margaret J. Barr, «The Jossey-Bass Academic Administrator's Guide to Budgets and Financial Management
(Jossey-Bass Academic Administrator's Guide Books)»

Jossey-Bass | ISBN 078795957X | 1ST Edition (October 2002) | PDF 136 Pages| 1,10 Mb


Book Description:

Newly appointed academic managers are often unsure how to effectively manage their department's fiscal affairs. The Jossey-Bass Academic Administrator's Guide to Budgets and Financial Management is specifically designed for administrators who need guidance for managing the fiscal resources of a department or unit. Using this book, administrators can learn to better understand the broad fiscal context of their institutions and thereby master their own role and function within the institution.

From the Back Cover:

Newly appointed academic managers are often unsure how to effectively manage their department's fiscal affairs. The Jossey-Bass Academic Administrator's Guide to Budgets and Financial Management is specifically designed for administrators who need guidance for managing the fiscal resources of a department or unit. Using this book, administrators can learn to better understand the broad fiscal context of their institutions and thereby master their own role and function within the institution. In addition, this practical resource:
    Offers an understanding of the basics of budgeting and fiscal management in higher education
    Defines the elements of a budget, the budget cycle, and the steps for creating a budget
    Suggests ways of avoiding common pitfalls and problems often faced by new budget managers
    Offers effective strategies for dealing with loss of resources
    Includes helpful questions, a glossary of useful terms, and a list of suggested readings
This one-of-kind resource is an invaluable tool for understanding and mastering budgeting and fiscal management— skills necessary for success as an academic administrator.