Table of contents for Financial management for design professionals : the path to profitability / Steve L. Wintner and Michael Tardif.

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Contents
Introduction
Chapter 1:	Financial Management and the Design Firm
Debunking Myths
Fundamental Elements of Success
Creating an Environment for Success
Essential Financial Concepts
Accepting the Challenge
Chapter 2:	Demystifying Financial Management Terminology
Chapter 3:	Management Roles and Responsibilities
Management Positions and Firm Size
Sharing Financial Information with Employees
Chapter 4:	Developing an Annual Budget: Calculating the Cost of Doing Business
Why an Annual Budget Is Important
Annual Budgets and Project Fee Budgets
The Budget Development Process
New Firms: The First Annual Budget
Creating an Annual Budget
Annual Budget Format
Using the Annual Budget to Monitor Financial Performance
Chapter 5:	Developing an Annual Profit Plan: Forecasting the Future
Net Operating Revenue
Total Expenses
Other Income or Expense
Net Profit or Loss
Implementing the Profit Plan
Chapter 6:	The Top Seven Key Financial Performance Indicators
Utilization Rate
Overhead Rate
Break-Even Rate
Net Multiplier
Aged Accounts Receivable
Profit to Earnings (P/E) Ratio
Net Revenue per Employee
Chapter 7:	Calculating Hourly Billing Rates: The Key to Profitability
Calculating Your Desired Profit Margin
Billing Rate Strategies
Developing and Negotiating a Project Fee
Chapter 8:	Developing Project Fee Budgets
Top-Down Fee Budgeting versus Bottom-Up Fee Budgeting
Win-Win Fee Proposal Negotiation
Value-Based Compensation versus Cost-Based Compensation
Chapter 9:	The Profit and Loss Statement
Accrual-Basis versus Cash-Basis Accounting
Profit and Loss Statement Format
Analyzing the Accrual-based Profit and Loss Statement
Accommodating Revised Forecasts in the Accrual-based P&L Statement
The Role of the Accrual-based P&L Statement in Business Management
Chapter 10:	The Balance Sheet
Balance Sheet Format
Balance Sheet Indicators
The Role of the Balance Sheet in Business and Financial Management
Chapter 11:	Financial Management Software
Generic Business Accounting Software
Design Firm Accounting Software
Time and Expense Tracking
Payroll
Software Selection
Chapter 12:	Fundamental Principles of Success
Index

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Design, Industrial -- Finance.
Business enterprises -- Finance.
Corporations -- Finance.