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, February 4: No QOD
Tuesday, February 5: Businesses establish financial goals, just like individuals do. What are some of the characteristics of effective Business Financial Goals?
Wednesday, February 6: No QOD
Thursday, February 7: What do you think makes a company financially healthy? What are some examples of financial problems a business might face?
Friday, February 8: No QOD
Monday, February 11: People are always saying “time is money”. What exactly do you think this means? Do you agree or disagree? Explain.
Tuesday, February 12: Explain how both interest rates and inflation affect decisions made by business owners.
Wednesday, February 13: What are some ways that the government can ENCOURAGE economic growth in our economy?
Thursday, February 14: Is there a difference between growing and improving a business? Is it possible to grow and not improve or improve but not grow? Explain.
Friday, February 15: What is the accounting cycle? What are the 6 steps in the accounting cycle?
Tuesday, February 19: What is an INFORMATION SYSTEM? What types of information does a business collect? What do they use it for?
Wednesday, February 20:
Thursday, February 21:
Friday, February 22:
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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