This book outlines the challenging role of the manager. The main topics such as planning, organizing, leading and controlling are covered, as well as issues such as competitive advantage, team structure, business ethics, trust and flowcharting. Each section concludes with a comment about the not-for-profit sector. While there are many similarities between the for-profit and not-for-profit sectors, there are also differences. These comparisons are explored in some detail. Each section of the book starts with a running case to bring the material to life.