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.
Tuesday, October 30: What is accounting? Why should entrepreneurs know the financial side of their business?
Wednesday, October 31: Why is cash flow so important to businesses?
Thursday, November 1: As an entrepreneur, would you want to know the value of your business? How would you calculate it?
Friday, November 2: We’ve talked about the three main types of financial statements for a business. But who actually USES financial statements? Why?
Monday, November 5: What are some of the challenges that we have discussed so far about starting up a new business?
Wednesday, November 6: Old Navy Trip!
Thursday, November 7: Today, you will start working in teams to analyze a business case using ratios … based on the Financial Analyst Team competition. How do you feel about ratio analysis? Does it make sense?
Friday, November 8: How did your first day of Financial Analyst Team go yesterday? What are your goals for today?
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Monday, November 12: Today your team will complete the Financial Analyst Team event and practice your presentation. How confident do you feel about your work?
Thursday, November 15: Snow Day
Friday, November 16: Are you a leader? If so, what qualities do you have that make you a leader? If not, why don’t you consider yourself a leader?
If an employee is not meeting your expectations on the job, what would you do?
Monday, November 17: Which is better: “Buy now, pay now” or “Buy now, pay later”? Explain.
Tuesday, November 20:
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 (Resource): //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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