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Sport Finance

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9780736001830

ISBN10:
0736001832
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Hardcover
Pub. Date:
1/1/2003
Publisher(s):
Human Kinetics
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Summary

>Sport Finance> draws on contemporary examples from marketing, sponsorship, facility construction, and sport law to illustrate the crucial role that money plays in any sport business. The text discusses how the receipt, disbursement, and utilization of money can foster future growth in sport businesses, giving students an advantage in this expanding field.The six-part text uses four case studies to explain the principles of finance in sport-specific examples, effectively illustrating the ins and outs of sport finance and improving student comprehension. The fluid combination of sport and finance allows novices as well as seasoned pros to grasp the importance and impact of money in all sport business decision-making processes.The text includes the following:--Detailed objectives at the beginning of each chapter improve comprehension by focusing on important topics.-End-of-chapter assignments, discussion questions, and suggested research projects facilitate discussion and test learning and enhance application of specific concepts.-Key points throughout the chapter help students review for exams and get the most information out of each chapter.-Comprehensive analysis of the entire spectrum of finance-related issues, from budgeting and planning to acquisitions and liquidation, helps readers understand the depth and breadth of sport finance careers.Part I,"The Basics of Sport Finance, " reviews the importance of finance in sport with a thorough analysis of the various issues within the field.Part II,"Principles of Financial Analysis, " addresses the full spectrum of information that sport administrators will need to answer questions and solve problems on the job.Part III,"Capital Structuring, " examines where the money of sport is located, from venture capital and stock offerings to corporate bonds.Part IV,"Capital Budgeting, " discusses where the money goes, reviewing typical expenses and illustrating how to budget for them.Part V,"Profits, " highlights the profit distribution process, including retained earnings, dividends, and business acquisition.Part VI,"Financial Troubleshooting, " analyzes issues such as taxation and fiscal risk management, providing insight into tracking and accounting for money in accordance with industry and government standards.With the recent push to build new sports facilities and the resulting financial projections raised by project proponents and opponents, the need for comprehensive sport financial instruction has never been more clear. >Sport Finance> provides the broadest, deepest, and best look yet at the impact of finance in sport, giving readers the fundamental skills they need to apply accounting and business principles in sport management careers.

Author Biography

Gil Fried is an associate professor at the University of New Haven School of Business in Connecticut, where he teaches sport finance at the graduate and undergraduate levels.

Table of Contents

Preface ix
Acknowledgments xiii
Introduction to the Case Studies 1(6)
Part I The Basics of Sport Finance
Financial Issues in Sport
7(14)
Billion-Dollar Teams
11(1)
Can Anyone Loan Me Several Billion?
12(1)
Stocks for Sale
13(1)
Merger Mania
13(1)
Sport Apparel Blues
14(1)
Sport Sponsorship
15(1)
Financing New Stadiums and Arenas
15(6)
Basic Financial Concepts
21(14)
Revenues and Expenses
22(2)
Budgets
24(3)
Proper Documentation
27(1)
Determining Financial Objectives
27(1)
An Overview of Accounting Concepts
28(7)
Financial Systems and How They Operate
35(22)
Financial Markets
36(6)
Financial Institutions
42(10)
Government's Influence on Financial Markets
52(2)
Environmental Conditions
54(3)
Business Structure
57(10)
Sole Proprietorships
58(1)
General and Limited Partnerships
59(1)
Subchapter S Corporations
60(1)
C Corporations
61(1)
Limited Liability Corporations and Partnerships
62(5)
Part II Principles of Financial Analysis
Financial Statements, Forecasts, and Planning
67(24)
Types of Financial Statements
68(5)
Types of Financial Ratios
73(7)
Preparing Financial Forecasts and Budgets
80(8)
Break-Even Analysis
88(3)
Time Value of Money
91(12)
How Much Is Money Worth?
92(4)
Risk
96(7)
Approaches to Financial Planning
103(24)
Data Gathering
106(5)
The Financial Planning Process
111(6)
Developing a Pro Forma Budget
117(1)
Incorporating the Pro Forma Budget in the Business Plan
118(9)
Part III Capital Structuring
Obtaining Funding
127(24)
Where the Money Comes From
129(7)
Open Markets and Other Short-Term Borrowing
136(10)
Long-Term Borrowing
146(2)
Funding for Small or Minority-Owned Businesses
148(1)
Basic Tools
149(1)
Capital Acquisition Assistance
150(1)
Capital Stocks
151(20)
Types of Stock
152(1)
Shareholders' Rights
153(4)
Going Public
157(8)
Increasing Stock Values
165(2)
Sport Stocks
167(4)
Bonds
171(18)
Corporate Bonds
172(4)
Costs of Issuing Bonds
176(1)
Loan Repayment
177(2)
Government-Issued Bonds
179(4)
Government Assistance: Industrial Development Bonds
183(1)
Capitalization Problems and Issues
184(5)
Part IV Financial Management
Capital Budgeting
189(24)
Cost of Capital
191(9)
Capital Budgeting Decision Methods
200(5)
Risk and Capital Budgeting
205(1)
Projecting Cash Flow
205(8)
Short-Term Financial Management
213(10)
Review of Current Assets and Liabilities
214(1)
Cash Management
215(4)
Credit Management
219(1)
Collections Management
220(3)
Inventory and Production Management
223(24)
Business Costs
224(4)
Inventory Management
228(11)
Production Management
239(8)
Part V Profits
Taxation and Legal Issues
247(14)
Benefits of Corporate Status
248(1)
Taxes
249(7)
Financial Risk Management
256(5)
Spending Earnings
261(18)
Dividend Payments
262(3)
Reinvestment
265(1)
Mergers and Acquisitions
266(8)
Current Sport-Industry Examples
274(5)
Part VI Financial Troubleshooting
Auditing
279(18)
The Purposes of Auditing
280(1)
Categories of Audits
281(1)
Internal Controls
282(1)
Independent Audits
282(4)
The Auditing Process
286(6)
Detecting Fraud
292(5)
Exit Strategy
297(12)
Red Flags
298(1)
Informal Reorganization
299(1)
Informal Liquidation
300(1)
Bankruptcy Protection
300(3)
Removing Business Assets
303(1)
Selling a Business
304(5)
Appendix A Time Value of Money Tables 309(8)
Appendix B Formulas 317(4)
Appendix C Suggested Resources 321(2)
Glossary 323(30)
Bibliography 353(8)
Index 361(14)
About the Authors 375


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