Managing Finance Premises and Health Safety

Author: David Miller
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 113539461X
Format: PDF
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This book covers the most important aspects of these essential issues, such as: how and when to budget how to audit your school's facilities how to manage, maintain and improve your premises ways to gain extra funding for your premises what are the main Health and Safety issues, what are the common pitfalls, and what are the policies you really need.

Inspection and Accountability

Author: Bill Laar
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135056293
Format: PDF, Kindle
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In September 2005 school inspections changed drastically. The onus is now on the school to highlight its own strengths and weaknesses; to document them convincingly and to show action plans for improvement. This book, written by an Ofsted Inspector, shows you exactly what to do, and how best to present your Self-Evaluation. It also tells you how to prepare for the two day inspection so that everything goes as well as possible.

Making Your Way in Headship

Author: Gerald Haigh
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135395101
Format: PDF
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New and aspiring heads will find that this book covers the immediate basics, such as: What do you really need to know about the school? How should you present yourself as a headteacher How to manage people Prioritising, time management and stress management. It will help you to see what’s important in your headship; what should be done; what MUST be done.

Health Care Budgeting and Financial Management for Non financial Managers

Author: William J. Ward
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780865692312
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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The basic premise of this book is that health care non-financial managers need to understand enough about financial management to be successful in their day-to-day activities while not being smothered with details. Ward provides managers with a basic level of financial management principles, including understanding financial statements and ratios, preparing an operating budget, and using financial analysis to help with decision making. Written in plain English, the text is interspersed with illustrative cases and examples gleaned from more than twenty years of experience in both operational and financial areas and in both staff and management capacities. The text is sophisticated enough to be used by graduate students and practitioners as well as undergraduate programs in health services administration. It is also suited for independent study by professionals seeking to enhance their professional development. Lastly, it is useful as a day-to-day reference for managers in all fields in health care.

Build a Rental Property Empire

Author: Mark Ferguson
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 9781530663941
Format: PDF, ePub
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Mark Ferguson, a successful rental property owner, fix and flipper and real estate agent, has learned the best way to find rentals, get great deals, manage properties, finance properties, find great markets and build wealth with rentals. In this book Mark shares with you the information you need to be a successful rental property investor.

Mastering pfSense

Author: David Zientara
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 1788993470
Format: PDF, Docs
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Install and configure a pfSense router/firewall, and become a pfSense expert in the process. Key Features You can always do more to secure your software – so extend and customize your pfSense firewall Build a high availability security system that’s fault-tolerant – and capable of blocking potential threats Put the principles of better security into practice by implementing examples provided in the text Book Description pfSense has the same reliability and stability as even the most popular commercial firewall offerings on the market – but, like the very best open-source software, it doesn’t limit you. You’re in control – you can exploit and customize pfSense around your security needs. Mastering pfSense - Second Edition, covers features that have long been part of pfSense such as captive portal, VLANs, traffic shaping, VPNs, load balancing, Common Address Redundancy Protocol (CARP), multi-WAN, and routing. It also covers features that have been added with the release of 2.4, such as support for ZFS partitions and OpenVPN 2.4. This book takes into account the fact that, in order to support increased cryptographic loads, pfSense version 2.5 will require a CPU that supports AES-NI. The second edition of this book places more of an emphasis on the practical side of utilizing pfSense than the previous edition, and, as a result, more examples are provided which show in step-by-step fashion how to implement many features. What you will learn Configure pfSense services such as DHCP, Dynamic DNS, captive portal, DNS, NTP and SNMP Set up a managed switch to work with VLANs Use pfSense to allow, block and deny traffic, and to implement Network Address Translation (NAT) Make use of the traffic shaper to lower and raise the priority of certain types of traffic Set up and connect to a VPN tunnel with pfSense Incorporate redundancy and high availability by utilizing load balancing and the Common Address Redundancy Protocol (CARP) Explore diagnostic tools in pfSense to solve network problems Who this book is for This book is for those with at least an intermediate understanding of networking. Prior knowledge of pfSense would be helpful but is not required. Those who have the resources to set up a pfSense firewall, either in a real or virtual environment, will especially benefit, as they will be able to follow along with the examples in the book.

Optimizing Corporate Portfolio Management

Author: Anand Sanwal
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470149607
Format: PDF, Docs
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If where an organization allocates its resources determines its strategy, why is it that so few companies actively manage the resource allocation process? "Optimizing Corporate Portfolio Management: Aligning Investment Proposals with Organizational Strategy" goes beyond platitudes about why you should use corporate portfolio management (CPM) by offering a practical methodology to bring this powerful discipline to your organization. "Optimizing Corporate Portfolio Management" takes an expansive view of where CPM can be utilized by demonstrating that it can be used across any business line, product group or functional area, e.g., IT, R&D, innovation, marketing, salesforce, capital expenditure, etc. CPM is appropriate anywhere discretionary investments are being selected and executed. As a result, other terms used to describe portfolio management such as IT portfolio management, enterprise portfolio management, and project portfolio management are all merely subsets or slices of CPM. The book is written by Anand Sanwal, an expert on CPM, who has led American Express' CPM discipline (referred to as American Express Investment Optimization). American Express' CPM efforts are widely recognized as the most extensive, substantial and progressive deployment of CPM across any organization. Sanwal avoids academic theories and consultant jargon to ultimately deliver pragmatic and proven recommendations on how to make CPM a reality. The book features a foreword by Gary Crittenden, former CFO and EVP of American Express, and several case studies from leading financial services, technology, and government organizations utilizing CPM. Additionally, the book has received significant praise from thought leaders at Google, HP, American Express, The CFO Executive Board, Gartner, Accenture Marketing Sciences, The Wharton School of Business and many others.

Rails Crash Course

Author: Anthony Lewis
Publisher: No Starch Press
ISBN: 1593276230
Format: PDF, Docs
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Rails is a robust, flexible development platform that lets you build complex websites quickly. Major websites like GitHub, Hulu, and Twitter have run Rails under the hood, and if you know just enough HTML and CSS to be dangerous, Rails Crash Course will teach you to harness Rails for your own projects and create web applications that are fast, stable, and secure. In Part I, you’ll learn Ruby and Rails fundamentals and then dive straight into models, controllers, views, and deployment. As you work through the basics, you’ll learn how to: –Craft persistent models with Active Record –Build view templates with Embedded Ruby –Use Git to roll back to previous versions of your code base –Deploy applications to Heroku In Part II, you’ll take your skills to the next level as you build a social networking app with more advanced Ruby tools, such as modules and metaprogramming, and advanced data modeling techniques within Rails’s Active Record. You’ll learn how to: –Implement an authentication system to identify authorized users –Write your own automated tests and refactor your code with confidence –Maximize performance with the asset pipeline and turbolinks –Secure your app against SQL injection and cross-site scripting –Set up a server and deploy applications with Capistrano Each chapter is packed with hands-on examples and exercises to reinforce what you’ve learned. Whether you’re completely new to Ruby or you’ve been mucking around for a bit, Rails Crash Course will take you from the basics to shipping your first Rails application, fast.

Mrs Meyer s Clean Home

Author: Thelma Meyer
Publisher: Grand Central Life & Style
ISBN: 9780446556286
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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When Thelma Meyer tells it to you, she tells it straight: Clean the kitchen daily! Don't waste anything (not even the water leftover from those potatoes you just boiled)! Always work hard! This philosophy meant that when Thelma's daughter Monica founded Mrs. Meyer's Clean Day products (named after her mom), the products were designed to work hard for you. Now for the first time, Thelma's sage advice is being made available in this revolutionary cleaning guide chock full of practical tips and secrets based on the premise that life is hectic and messy -- and so keeping your house clean and nice is the only sensible thing to do. With shortcuts and tips for cleaning the kitchen, bathroom, bedroom and living room, MRS MEYER'S CLEAN HOME contains unexpected advice such as: --Never use vinegar and water on wood floors. One part dish soap and four parts water is the only way to truly get them clean. And remember to buff with a terrycloth towel. --Always clean out the fridge before grocery shopping. Serve the kids "Musko" ("must go") for dinner, using the items that were fast approaching expiration. --Wash windows on a cloudy day to avoid the nasty streaking that happens when the sun's out and glass dry too fast. MRS MEYER'S CLEAN HOME is two parts common sense and one part inspiration. Read it and learn how to clean like the dickens.