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, October 28: As an entrepreneur, would you want to know the value of your business? How would you calculate it?
Tuesday, October 29: We’ve talked about the three main types of financial statements for a business. But who actually USES financial statements? Why?
Wednesday, October 30: 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?
Thursday, October 31: How did your first day of Financial Analyst Team go yesterday? What are your goals for today?
Friday, November 1: How has your team done so far on the Financial Analyst Team project? What are you having trouble with?
Wednesday, November 6: What are some of the challenges that we have discussed so far about starting up a new business?
Thursday, November 7: Quick Review: What is the purpose of using ratio analysis? What do ratios help us see … ?
Friday, November 8: 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?
Monday, November 11: If an employee is not meeting your expectations on the job, what would you do?
Tuesday, November 12: No QOD - Feast!
Wednesday, November 13: No QOD - Tours!
Thursday, November 14: Which is better: “Buy now, pay now” or “Buy now, pay later”? Explain.
Friday, November 15: What is meant by “quality control”? What are some examples of ways that businesses ensure the quality of their products?
WEEK 15 & 16
Monday, November 18: What is meant by “logistics”? How do logistics companies help small businesses grow?
Tuesday, November 19: Has a sales clerk or cashier ever been rude to you? How did you feel about the business afterward? How would you address this problem if you were a manager there?
Wednesday, November 20:
Thursday, November 21:
Friday, November 22:
Monday, November 25:
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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