Required Reading

Book 1

Analysis for Financial Management by Robert Higgins. 2011. McGraw-Hill/Irwin. (ISBN-13: 978-0078034688) Is one of the books required for the designation.

Analysis for Financial Management presents standard techniques and modern developments in a practical and intuitive manner with an emphasis on the managerial applications of financial analysis. It is intended for non-financial managers and business students interested in the practice of financial management.

Book 2

Business Analysis with Microsoft Excel (3rd Edition) by Conrad Carlberg. 2007. (ISBN-13: 978-0789736642) is the second book required for the program.

Whether you own a small business or work for a large corporation–whether you are looking for help making financial and business decisions–this book is for you.  Business Analysis with Microsoft® Excel, Third Edition, provides in-depth information that will streamline your use of the tools within Excel. Professional advice and guidance from an experienced author provide the answers to your most pressing questions.

Book 3

Financial Statements: A Step-by-Step Guide to Understanding and Creating Financial Reports by Thomas R. Ittelson. 2009. Career Press. (ISNB-13: 978-1601630230) Is the last book required for the FASC designation.

Financial Statements is a perfect introduction to financial accounting for non-financial managers, stock-market investors, undergraduate business and MBA students, lawyers, lenders, entrepreneurs, and more.


All of these books are available at, Chapters, Barnes & Noble or your local bookstore. These are also available at most public libraries.

For more information, please download the FASC study guide and syllabus with the links below:

– FASC Study Guide PDF Download
 FASC Syllabus PDF Download

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