QUESTION OF THE DAY
10pts daily, due by the end of class.
Every day, class will start with a "Question of the Day". You should do your best to write a complete response (25 word minimum) to the question and EMAIL it to me. If you aren't sure about what to write, please ask! No credit will be given for late QODs, unless you were absent that day.
Monday, March 4: What are “Capital Projects”? Give 3 examples and explain how businesses might finance each.
Tuesday, March 5: No QOD - Old Navy!
Wednesday, March 6: What are some of the ways that a business might use to help them decide among capital projects?
Thursday, March 7: Let’s say McDonalds is introducing a new burger worldwide. What are the geographic, economic, social-cultural, and political-legal factors that could create risk for the company?
Friday, March 8: In terms of business expansion, what is the difference between horizontal and vertical integration? Give an example of each for Dunkin Donuts.
Monday, March 11: What actions might companies take to increase their business growth? How might they finance this growth?
Tuesday, March 12: If you owned a business and one of your credit customers was delinquent in paying you, what steps would you take to collect?
Wednesday, March 13: How do you feel about the test today?
Thursday, March 14: Blockbuster was once an incredibly successful business that dominated the at-home video market. What happened?
Friday, March 15: What is the difference between a CENTRALIZED and DECENTRALIZED business? What are the advantages of each?
Monday, March 18: FSS is ¾ over … 3 reflection questions: (1) What’s the most useful thing you’ve learned? (2) What’s your favorite memory? (3) What are you looking forward to in Q4?
Tuesday, March 19: Today you will be reviewing for the quarter exam. What topic(s) are you most concerned about? What material do we need to review together?
Wednesday, March 20: No QOD (SLO/Exam)
Thursday, March 21: We’re doing an activity today where YOU play an investment banker. So … what role does an INVESTMENT BANKER serve in the economy?
Friday, March 22: What are BONDS? What are some of the types of bonds (who issues them)? What advantages do they offer the issuers?
100pts weekly, due by Sunday at midnight.
Every week, you will be responsible for finding a recent news article which relates to a relevant business, finance, or entrepreneurship topic. The criteria include:
A 250 word paragraph that (1) summarizes your article, (2) explains how it relates to class, and (3) provides your own personal reflections on the topic.
Typed in MS Word or Google Docs and attached to an email.
Use MLA format for the paper and cite your source.
- No credit will be given if your current event does not meet all of these criteria.
Example of Current Event in MLA Format
Yahoo Business: //news.yahoo.com/business/
CNN Money: //money.cnn.com/
Fox Business: www.foxbusiness.com/index.html
NBC Business: www.nbcnews.com/business#/
ABC Business: //abcnews.go.com/business
CBS MoneyWatch: www.cbsnews.com/moneywatch/
Fast Company: www.fastcompany.com
Young Entrepreneur: www.youngentrepreneur.com
Wall Street Cheat Sheet: //wallstcheatsheet.com/
Tax Information for Students: //www.irs.gov/individuals/students/index.html
Ohio Society of CPAs: www.ohiocpa.com
American Institute of CPAs: www.aicpa.org
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