Dr. Steven R. Kursh has written the definitive guide to making better business investment decisions to help your company grow value. Kurshs clear guidance and easy-to-use tools will help you to assess both the financial ROI and strategic value of any investmentpast, current, or future. Kursh covers every stage of investment decision-making, from a clear-eyed review of your current approach to practical recommendations for improvement. Youll learn how to identify and use the most appropriate metrics and analysis techniques; estimate risk and incorporate it into your plans; manage and track investment portfolios; and much more. Minding the Corporate Checkbook contains detailed checklists for action, sample business cases, and practical guidance for building effective Excel models.