My Finance Class

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Strategic Entrepreneurship & Financial Accounting
   

  "Financial Services Juniors" consists of two courses: Strategic Entrepreneurship and Financial Accounting. Throughout the first year of the program, FSJ students discover what makes a company successful ... and learn how to start, manage, and grow their own successful businesses.

 
      
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

Financial Services Juniors


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.

 

WEEK 19 & 20

Thursday, January 3: Less than 4 weeks to prepare for competitions … what are YOU going to do to get ready?

Friday, January 4: It’s day 2 of competition prep! How is prep going so far? What is your objective for today? 

Monday, January 7: Today is the third BPA Prep Day, so you should have a pretty good handle on your competitions by now. How would you describe your event(s) to a friend?

Tuesday, January 8: Today is our first BPA 2Tuesday of 2019. We’re going to continue competition prep and revisit Torch Awards today. How much progress did you make before? What’s your goal for today?

Wednesday, January 9: Today is our fourth BPA Prep Day. What are 3 things you’ll do today to get prepared for battle …?

Thursday, January 10: Today is our 5th BPA Prep Day … tested competitions start in less than 3 weeks!!! What’s one thing that you still need to get started on today?

Friday, January 11: Today is our LAST BPA Prep Day until competition week. Make a prediction: how are you going to do on your competitions? Why?

 

WEEK 21

Monday, January 14: What is ACCOUNTING? Why is it helpful to know a little about accounting, even if you aren’t going to be an accountant?

Tuesday, January 15: Why is it important for all businesses to record their business transactions in the same way? Who does this help?

Wednesday, January 16: What are the three main financial statements that businesses must prepare? What does each one tell you about a business?

Thursday, January 17: What is your Social Security Number used for? Why does the government assign these numbers to people? Do the numbers mean anything?

 

CURRENT EVENT

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

  

FINANCE RESOURCES

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/

VentureBeat: www.venturebeat.com

Fast Company: www.fastcompany.com

Entrepreneur: www.entrepreneur.com

Inc.: www.inc.com

Young Entrepreneur: www.youngentrepreneur.com

Wall Street Cheat Sheet: //wallstcheatsheet.com/ 

Tax Information for Students (Resource): //www.irs.gov/individuals/students/index.html 

AccountingEdu.org: www.accountingedu.org 

Ohio Society of CPAs: www.ohiocpa.com 

American Institute of CPAs: www.aicpa.org 

 

FLIPBOARD MAGAZINE

View my Flipboard Magazine.

 

IMPORTANT DOCUMENTS

Copies of the syllabus, weekly sheets, worksheets, and handouts can be downloaded in PDF format below.
 

SYLLABUS & WEEKLY SHEETS

FSJ Syllabus 2018-19

FSJ Guide & Forms 2018-19

FSJ Weekly Sheet 19 20

FSJ Weekly Sheet 21

  

WORKSHEETS & HANDOUTS

The Accounting Equation

Sorting Out Business Transactions

I Drew It Myself

Jim's Lawn Care Revisited

Mindy the Matchmaker

Chart of Accounts

   

CLASS REPS

 

 

Kaleb Amofa 
Kaleb Amofa
 
Milli Boni 
Milli Boni
 
Isaiah Shields 
Isaiah Shields