FIN 486 Week 5 Learning Team Assignments Strategic Financial Plan Choose a scenario from the Capital Budgeting Worksheet to review and analyze. Using net present value, determine the proposal’s appropriateness and economic viability. Prepare a 500-word report explaining your calculations and conclusions. Answer the following in your report: • Explain the effect of a higher or lower cost of capital on a firm’s long-term financial decisions. • Analyze the use of capital budgeting techniques in strategic financial management.
FIN 486 Week 4 Individual Assignment Capital Budgeting Scenarios Choose a scenario from the Capital Budgeting Worksheet to review and analyze. Using net present value, determine the proposal’s appropriateness and economic viability. Prepare a 500-word report explaining your calculations and conclusions. Answer the following in your report:
What are major areas of risk in financial management? What are major areas of financial risk in your company? Which risk management techniques are important to your company? Why?
FIN 486 Week 3 Individual Assignment Long-Term Financial Needs Examine financial information for Huffman Trucking, within the Virtual Organization web link located on the course materials page. Read the New Strategic Directions Memo. Calculate external funds needed (EFN) to create the pro forma balance sheet. Calculate the following year-end ratios for the pro forma statements:
Why is capital budgeting part of a company’s long-term strategic planning process? What are the pros and cons of these methods: o NPV o Simple payback o IRR
In your own words, explain capital budgeting. Why is it important to a company’s long-term success? Provide an example of poorly performed capital budgeting. How does this affect a company’s long-term success?
FIN 486 Week 2 Learning Team Assignments Department Budgets Review Huffman Trucking's financial information within the Virtual Organizations web link located on the course materials page. Create a spreadsheet for each department manager to complete his or her budget. Refer to the finance and accounting information for budget examples.
If you had to pick three commonly calculated ratios to analyze the financial health of a company, which would you analyze? Why would you choose those ratios?
Why are financial ratios used to assess a company’s financial performance? Why are sales reports, profits, debts, or current liability reports insufficient? How have financial ratios been used in your company? Do you think they are an effective assessment of financial performance? If so, why? If not, why?
FIN 486 Week 1 Individual Assignment Business Ethics Write a paper of no more than 1,000 words, describing the demise of Enron Corporation® and WorldCom®. Identify major factors that led to the dissolution of Enron Corporation® and WorldCom®. Explain specific ethical violations in accounting practices at Enron Corporation® and WorldCom®.
FIN 486 Week 1 DQ 1 FIN 486 Week 1 DQ 2 FIN 486 Week 1 Individual AssignmentBusiness Ethics FIN 486 Week 2 DQ 1 FIN 486 Week 2 DQ 2 FIN 486 Week 2 Learning Team Assignment Department Budgets FIN 486 Week 3 DQ 1 FIN 486 Week 3 DQ 2 FIN 486 Week 3 Individual Assignment Long Term FIN 486 Week 4 DQ 1 FIN 486 Week 4 DQ 2 FIN 486 Week 4 Individual Assignment Capital Budgeting Scenarios FIN 486 Week 5 Individual Assignment Final FIN 486 Week 5 Learning Team Assignment Strategic Financial Plan
FIN 420 Week 5 Learning Team Assignment Evaluate a Financial Plan Your team is a Personal Finance Planning team. The head of your firm has asked you to create a draft of certain sections of a new company training manual relating to evaluation of a financial plan, including determining personal insurance needs, comparing loan options, adjusting asset allocation relative to personal financial goals, and calculating the present and future value of money saved.
Life insurance is a topic many people do not like to discuss, but understanding your family’s needs and planning appropriately in the event of a premature death is also part of a comprehensive financial plan. Outlined in Ch. 10 are four methods for estimating life insurance needs. Which insurance options are most appropriate for your family situation? Based on what you have identified as most appropriate for you, do you currently have enough life insurance? If not, how can you close this gap?