THE ROLE OF WORKING CAPITAL MANAGEMENT IN PRIVATE SECTOR ESTABLISHMENTS. A RESEARCH PROJECT MATERIAL ON BANKING AND FINANCE
This study was carried out to find the excellency of banking activities with the problems of working capital management in private sector. The aim of this research work is to find out the relationship between the working capital and management and banking activities and the contribution of working capital to word banking activities in economy.
The location and limitation of the study was able to come up with the faces banking location improves trendously with the management. It is of great import once to both the ministries and the research.
Since it helps to find out whether the economy that is the working capital can go far with the help of computers. Like wise if helped to broache, the mind of the researcher on the problems that management specialist in banking can face in the course of working activities.
The literature review was compiled from the existing test books on computer and lecture notes, all from the school library and journal and newspapers.
1.1 BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY
The sole objectives of any business in the private sector are to make profit but the uncertainty inherent in today’s economic environment threatens the survival of every business and makes sound liquidity and cash management. The local point for financial management rather than achievement of maximum profit, for sometime past the convention revenue accounts and balance sheet have been considered sufficient for the effective control of a business. The deeper study and increased analytical approach to business finance has red to an ever growing realization of the importance of working capital and its influence on the success or other wise of business operation.
Working capital management is concerned with the management of the various elements of working capital, which includes stocks, debtors, cash and creditors other components of working capital include short term securities, bills payable, prepayments and other current assets. However, working capital management has been variously defined but in a nutshell. It refers directly to planning organizing, financing and controlling of resource available to the business in order to achieve set of objectives or a definite goal.
L.R Howard put it this way; working capital may be regarded as the lifeblood of a business.
Its effective provision can do much to ensure the success of a business, while its inefficient management can lead not only to the loss of profit but also to the ultimate down fall of what other wise might be considered as a promissory concern.