Finance & Accounting DVDs

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 #29652 Introductions and Definitions
 #29653 The Matching Concept and the Accounting Cycle
 #29654 The Story of Inventory
 #29655 Assets and Payroll
 #9104 The History of the European Monetary Union
 #33769 Making Money
 #11908 Inside the World's Mightiest Bank: The Federal Reserve(+$40)
 #29353 Money Never Sleeps: Global Financial Markets(+$40)
 #9240 Wall Street's Wild Ride: Understanding the Bull and the Bear(+$40)
 #7129 The Women's Bank of Bangladesh(+$60)
 #5844 Introduction to Financial Management(+$60)
 #5845 Fundamental Concepts in Financial Management(+$60)
 #5846 Strategic Long-Term Investment Decisions(+$60)
 #5847 Strategic Long-Term Financial Decisions(+$60)
 #5848 Financial Planning and Working Capital Management(+$60)
 #10051 The Internet Money Machine(+$60)
 #10148 Faith, Hope and Capital: Banking on the Unbankable(+$60)
 #6799 The World Bank: The Great Experiment(+$160)
 #35746 Micro Credit for Women: The Story of the Grameen Bank(+$209.95)
 #29651 On the Money: The ABCs of Accounting(+$269.85)
 #5843 Financial Management(+$659.8)

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#29652 Accounting - Introductions and Definitions (Run time min.) DVD $89.95

When it comes to finances, "approximately" is just not good enough. Accounting professionals are expected to understand all the ins and outs of money matters, applying the rules of accountancy with good sense and care. With that in mind, this program starts with the basics, introducing the purpose of accounting, identifying the AICPA and FASB, explaining the concept of GAAP, and spelling out the differences between CPAs and CMAs. After contrasting three types of business organizations, the program moves on to the actual process of recording and tracking transactions. Types of business transactions, charts of accounts, journalizing and posting transactions, the rules of debits and credits, the purpose of the trial balance, and four main types of financial statements are described. The accounting equation is also presented. A Cambridge Educational Production. (15 minutes)

#29653 Accounting - The Matching Concept and the Accounting Cycle (Run time min.) DVD $89.95

This program divides its time between the matching concept and the accounting cycle. First, the cash basis of accounting is compared to the accrual basis of accounting. Next, the five main types of entry adjustments are defined and illustrated. And then, with suitable fanfare, the accounting cycle is described in detail. Its eight steps include analyzing and journalizing transactions, posting transactions to the ledger, preparing the unadjusted trial balance, assembling and recording adjustments, preparing the financial statements, journalizing and posting adjusted entries, journalizing and posting closing entries, and preparing the post-closing trial balance. Taking care of business means handling finances both consistently and systematically, and this video shows students exactly how to do it. A Cambridge Educational Production. (15 minutes)

#29654 Accounting - The Story of Inventory (Run time min.) DVD $89.95

Keeping track of inventory is a crucial yet challenging process-and the more raw materials, components, and products a company has, the more challenging it gets. This program explores key aspects of managing inventory while keeping an eye on how inventory figures impact a company's bottom line. First, the physical counting process is illustrated, including special situations such as figuring out who owns merchandise in transit or on consignment. Second, average cost, FIFO, and LIFO costing methods are analyzed. Third, periodic and perpetual systems of valuation are contrasted with three methods used in special situations: the lower-of-cost-or-market method, net realizable value, and estimating. Fourth and finally, the impact of inventory errors on financial statements is addressed. A Cambridge Educational Production. (15 minutes)

#29655 Accounting - Assets and Payroll (Run time min.) DVD $89.95

Giving equal time to two vital accounting topics, this program explains how accountants handle assets and payroll. The video begins with the acquisition and retention of tangible fixed assets through capital expenditures and revenue expenditures. Then, methods of accounting for tangible fixed assets with respect to depreciation and disposal are presented. Allocation of an asset's cost over its useful life is outlined, as well as five methods of depreciation. The discarding and sell-off of plant assets are also discussed, along with the amortization of intangible assets. The video then plunges into the topic of wages, beginning with an overview of payroll expenditures and their accompanying taxes and regulations. Next, the intricacies of gross pay, net pay, and payroll-related liabilities are thoroughly sorted out, leading to a discussion of how payroll is recorded. Last, the proper treatment of fringe benefits from an accounting perspective is demonstrated. A Cambridge Educational Production. (13 minutes)

#9104 Currency & Banking - The History of the European Monetary Union (Run time 60 min.) DVD $89.95

Central to the aims and ideals of the European Union is a single currency standard based on the euro. This wide-ranging program, divided into 12 segments, presents the history of the EMU, the unification timetable up to 2002, the convergence criteria, and the coins and banknotes themselves; provides background on the euro member states and the European Central Bank; examines the impact of the euro on world trade, the job market, and tourism; analyzes the euro's role in international monetary transactions; compares the euro to the dollar; and discusses the hopes and fears of the new citizens of "Euroland." A Deutsche Welle Production. (60 minutes)

#33769 Currency & Banking - Making Money (Run time 46 min.) DVD $89.95

How is America's money made? How is it circulated? And how is it protected? This detailed program goes inside the Bureau of Engraving and Printing, the U.S. Mint, the U.S. Secret Service, and the Federal Reserve to find out where the buck starts and stops. Niche topics include plate and die engraving, security features of recently redesigned banknotes, and the analysis and redeeming of mutilated currency. Broader money-related issues are covered as well, including counterfeit detection and anti-counterfeiting operations, the American Liberty Dollar as a form of alternative U.S. currency, and cashless payment systems. A Discovery Channel Production. (46 minutes)

#11908 Currency & Banking - Inside the World's Mightiest Bank: The Federal Reserve (Run time 51 min.) DVD $129.95

As the anchor of the global economy, the Federal Reserve Bank handles more money than any other bank in the world. This program explores the far-reaching responsibilities of the Federal Reserve in setting interest rates, regulating other U.S. banks, and making new money. For the first time, cameras go inside the Fed's network command center, the hub of an electronic payment system called FEDWIRE where banks and big institutions pay each other and where over $2.1 trillion changes hands each day. The program also looks at the fascinating manufacture of U.S. currency and high-tech ways to combat counterfeiting. A Discovery Channel Production. (51 minutes)

#29353 Currency & Banking - Money Never Sleeps: Global Financial Markets (Run time 53 min.) DVD $129.95

Money circulates through a multiplicity of financial markets at a dizzying speed and on a global scale. To make sense of the complicated world of high finance, this lively program profiles some of the people who keep the money moving. Nobel Laureate James Tobin, best-selling author John Murphy, fund managers, scholars, and day traders are captured at MIT Sloan, Yale University, Firebird Management, London's foreign exchange market, the Ecole Polytechnique in France, and trading rooms in the U.S. and Europe. Lending liquidity, handling mutual funds, stock speculation, charting, model-driven trading, and other topics are covered. (53 minutes)

#9240 Finance - Wall Street's Wild Ride: Understanding the Bull and the Bear (Run time 40 min.) DVD $129.95

In part one of this program, ABC News anchor Ted Koppel, investment wizard Peter Lynch, and Newsweek columnist Jane Bryant Quinn try to make sense of Wall Street's volatility during 1998, discussing market yields, the value of diversification, and the price-earnings multiple. In part two, also filmed in 1998, Mr. Koppel, Prudential Securities' Ralph Acampora, and PaineWebber's Mary Farrell speculate on the long-term impact of the Asian economic crisis and Washington politics, the underperformance of small-cap stocks, and the shift in small-investor mentality from timing the market to time in the market. (40 minutes)

#7129 Currency & Banking - The Women's Bank of Bangladesh (Run time 47 min.) DVD $149.95

More than 100 million people live below poverty level in Bangladesh-many of them women. Thanks to the Grameen Bank and the small-business loans it makes to women only, many of them and their families are beginning to prosper. This program describes the philosophy, development, and function of the bank, then follows the daily activities of three women who have taken out loans to fund their cottage industries. We follow the women to bank-sponsored support groups and business classes, and watch as they sign their names and receive their loans. "Allah is going to punish anybody involved in the Grameen Bank!" shouts one Islamic leader, who, along with most males, opposes the loans as being contrary to Islamic law. But bank founder and economics professor Muhammad Yunus defends the bank's policies, stating that women in the region are more competitive in business than men. The Grameen Bank model has been copied in more than 40 countries throughout the world. Portions are in Bangla with English subtitles. (47 minutes)

#5844 Finance - Introduction to Financial Management (Run time 51 min.) DVD $149.95

This program provides an introduction to the following concepts: an Overview of Financial Management; Financial Statements; Analysis of Financial Statements; and the Financial Environment. (51 minutes)

#5845 Finance - Fundamental Concepts in Financial Management (Run time 40 min.) DVD $149.95

This program explains the following concepts: Risk and Rates of Return; the Time Value of Money; and Bond and Stock Valuation. (40 minutes)

#5846 Finance - Strategic Long-Term Investment Decisions (Run time 50 min.) DVD $149.95

This program explains the following concepts: the Cost of Capital; the Basics of Capital Budgeting; Cash Flow Estimation; and Risk Analysis and the Optimal Capital Budget. (50 minutes)

#5847 Finance - Strategic Long-Term Financial Decisions (Run time 76 min.) DVD $149.95

This program explains the following concepts: Capital Structure and Leverage; Dividend Policy; Common Stock and the Investment Banking Process; Long-Term Debt; Hybrid Financing; Corporate Restructuring; and Multinational Financial Management. (76 minutes)

#5848 Finance - Financial Planning and Working Capital Management (Run time 37 min.) DVD $149.95

This program explains the following concepts: Financial Forecasting; Working Capital Policy; Cash and Marketable Securities; and Accounts Receivable and Inventory. (37 minutes)

#10051 Finance - The Internet Money Machine (Run time 23 min.) DVD $149.95

Buying and selling like lightning, a 27-year-old multimillionaire day-traded his way to a fortune via the Internet, while two Cornell University students launched an online community that, at its initial public offering, was valued at $194 million. In this program-filmed at the height of the Internet boom-day trader Scott Friedman and the "twenty-something" founders of discuss their remarkable successes. In addition, financial experts including Deutschebank's Ed Yardeni and Richard Quest, the BBC's U.S. business reporter, voice their views on the new Internet/Wall Street synergy. (23 minutes)

#10148 Finance - Faith, Hope and Capital: Banking on the Unbankable (Run time 57 min.) DVD $149.95

Unlike banks, community development financial institutions specialize in backing people whose future possibilities inspire more hope than their credit reports do. This program examines the workings of CDFIs through stories of borrowers considered "unbankable" by conventional lenders. Case studies from Seattle; Chicago; Philadelphia; Portland, Maine; Demopolis, Alabama; and Chester, Pennsylvania, prove that capital and technical assistance invested in small businesses can stabilize and improve poor and neglected communities by creating jobs, money, and pride. (57 minutes)

#6799 Currency & Banking - The World Bank: The Great Experiment (Run time 50 min.) DVD $249.95

Its investment in global development programs tops $150 billion. It dwarfs other United Nations agencies both in size and scope. Yet until this two-hour program was filmed, no camera crew had ever been allowed access to the inner workings of the World Bank.This two-part documentary provides a rare glimpse into both the inner workings of the World Bank and its efforts to bring economic stability to Africa. A case study tracks the fortunes of proposed development projects in Uganda over a twelve-month period. Through it, we become privy to how decisions are made, who benefits and why, and what happens when World Bank and Ugandan policies clash. Actual footage of closed-door meetings and private conversations between officials provides insights into negotiations conducted at World Bank offices in Washington, DC, and in Uganda. (2 parts, 50 minutes each)

#35746 Currency & Banking - Micro Credit for Women: The Story of the Grameen Bank (Run time min.) DVD $299.9

For more than a decade, the Grameen Bank of Bangladesh has provided small business loans to struggling women-helping lift many out of poverty, while creating friction among some conservative Muslims. This two-part series describes how 2006 Nobel Peace Prize winner Muhammad Yunus launched the bank and demonstrates its profound effects on the lives of loan recipients. Beginning in the mid-1990s and following up a decade later, Micro Credit for Women visits entrepreneurs who have prospered and others who have fallen further into despair-as well as men who have changed their minds after first condemning the bank. The result is a rare, unflinching story of success mixed with uncertainty. Portions are in Bangla with English subtitles. 2-part series, 47-55 minutes each.

#29651 Accounting - On the Money: The ABCs of Accounting (Run time min.) DVD $359.8

Based on one of the most popular accounting textbooks, this four-part series provides a thorough overview of accountancy. Company case studies and interviews with finance professionals provide a real-world context for the wide range of concepts covered. In addition, important industry terms such as GAAP, AICPA and FASB, CPAs and CMAs, debits and credits, journalizing and posting, assets and liabilities, depreciation and amortization, LIFO and FIFO, gross and net pay, and taxes are defined. Used in the classroom as an introduction to accounting or as a pre-exam review, this series is an excellent tool for helping finance and business students understand how all of accounting's many details come together. A Cambridge Educational Production. 4-part series, 13-15 minutes each.

#5843 Finance - Financial Management (Run time min.) DVD $749.75

This innovative series brings the real world of finance into the classroom. The programs in this series provide a strong introduction to core financial management topics. The series uses animated graphics throughout to illustrate financial concepts and relationships as well as news stories from television to highlight the financial concerns and decisions of real companies. 5-part series.

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