Financial Resource Management, 3rd ed.
Financial Resource Management, written with the needs of the sport, tourism, and leisure service manager in mind, explores important principles of economics and finance; the skills necessary for preparing, presenting, and managing budgets; and revenues for capital development and day-to-day operations. Discussions include examples from the real world and offer illustrations that facilitate the learning of some of the more complex or technical points.
Beyond higher education, the authors have worked in a variety of sport, tourism, and leisure settings in several different parts of the United States and Canada. They have served professional organizations such as the Resort and Commercial Recreation Association and the National Association of State Park Directors.
This book has been written with the needs of the sport, tourism, and leisure service manager in mind. It has been written for the mathematically challenged, for the pre-professional, for the professional who received on-the-job training, and for the professional who is keenly interested in and dedicated to continuous improvement.
About the Authors
Section A: Financial Management in Context
Chapter 1: Sector and Industry Comparisons
Chapter 2: Functions and Organization
Section B: Budgeting
Chapter 3: Budgeting Basics
Chapter 4: Budget Preparation
Chapter 5: Budget Formats
Chapter 6: Budget Presentation
Section C: Accounting and Reporting
Chapter 7: Financial Status Reports
Chapter 8: Planning Reports
Section D: Revenue Generation
Chapter 9: Revenue Sources
Chapter 10: Pricing
Chapter 11: Revenue Management
Chapter 12: Grant-seeking
Chapter 13: Philanthropy and Fund-Raising
Chapter 14: Sponsorship
Section E: Investment
Chapter 15: Entrepreneurship
Chapter 16: Capital Budgeting
Chapter 17: Business Planning
Chapter 18: Economic Principles