Welcome to the Jungle: A Business Officer's Guide to Independent School Finance & Operations
It's a jungle out there, but this book is your compass. In 14 highly informative chapters written by independent school professionals and other experts in the field, Welcome to the Jungle offers practical, relevant guidance to all the key components of the business office, from regulatory compliance to financial reporting, and from technology budgeting to going green. With this book on your bookshelf, you won't just survive—you'll thrive.
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Within a short time of picking up a copy of NBOA's Welcome to the Jungle, the professionals in our schools responsible for leading and managing business operations will think they've found the one book they've been looking for all their lives, a blend of Bible meets Scout Handbook, i.e., intelligent, useful, practical, and comprehensive guidance for all the scary hazards and inspiring possibilities one meets along the path of working in an independent school. A must-have for every school's business office.
– Patrick F. Bassett, President, National Association of Independent Schools