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QUESTION OF THE DAY
At the beginning of class, there will be a “Question of the Day” on the screen (also available right here on the class website). 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. My email address is email@example.com.
Monday 2/1: What is the difference between EQUITY financing and DEBT financing for a business? Give an example of each.
Tuesday 2/2: What are some of the challenges of expanding your business internationally? What
are the benefits?
Wednesday 2/3 (zoom): What are some things in our economy that have changed over your lifetime? How about your parents’ lifetimes?
Thursday 2/4: Businesses establish financial goals, just like individuals do. What are some of the characteristics of effective Business Financial Goals?
Friday 2/5: LIST the three main types of financial statements and EXPLAIN what type of information is included in each. Make sure you understand the difference!
Monday 2/8: What do you think makes a company financially healthy? What are some examples of financial problems a business might face?
Tuesday 2/9 (snow): Today I want you to work on at least one scholarship app (see my email). What scholarship are you going to work on?
Wednesday 2/10 (zoom): No afternoon zooms today ... keep working on scholarships!
Thursday 2/11: There's "snow" QOD today!
Tuesday 2/16: Snow Day
Wednesday 2/17 (zoom): It's Zoom Wednesday! (no QOD)
Thursday 2/18: Snow Day
Friday 2/19: What is the accounting cycle? What are the 6 steps in the accounting cycle?
Monday 2/22: Imagine you’re starting up your own business. What are all of the possible sources of financial capital for your new venture? Where on the balance sheet would they appear?
Tuesday 2/23: Why is RATIO ANALYSIS such an important tool for determining how a business is doing? What are the 5 categories of ratios?
Wednesday 2/24 (zoom): How do managers, investors, and creditors use ratio analysis differently? Be specific.
Thursday 2/25: Give 3 examples of VARIABLE costs for a business. Give 3 examples of FIXED costs for a business.
Friday 2/26: Why is INVENTORY CONTROL so important to a business? What are some possible problems a business could have with their inventory?
Monday 3/1: Compare and contrast “direct” and “indirect” compensation. Give two examples of each.
Tuesday 3/2: What factors do companies look at when considering whether to extend credit to a customer? Explain what each means.
Wednesday 3/3 (zoom): What is meant by “credit terms”? What does it mean to be granted credit with terms of “3/10, n/30”?
Thursday 3/4: What are “Capital Projects”? Give 3 examples and explain how businesses might finance each.
Friday 3/5: What are some of the ways that a business might use to help them decide among capital projects?
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.
Sample of Current Event in MLA Format
SYLLABUS AND WEEKLY SHEETS
FS Seniors Syllabus 2020-21 Q3
FS Seniors Course Guide 2020-21
FSS Week 19
FSS Week 20
FSS Week 21
FSS Week 22
FSS Week 23
FSS Week 24
FSS Week 25
FSS Week 26
Wednesday 1/20 (zoom): BPA Prep Day
Thursday 1/21: CFIN 1-1 and Researching Your Portfolio (due Sunday)
Friday 1/22: CFIN 1-2 and Inflation Article
Monday 1/25: CFIN 1-3 and Dominos Article
Tuesday 1/26: CFIN 1-4 and CFIN 1 Case Study
Wednesday 1/27 (zoom): CFIN 1 Review
Thursday 1/28: CFIN 2-1 and Tralfamadorians
Friday 1/29: CFIN 2-2 and CFIN 2 Case Study and Forms of Business Slides
Monday 2/1: CFIN 2-3 and Lender & Borrower Game
Tuesday 2/2: CFIN 2-4 and India Rising
Wednesday 2/3 (zoom): CFIN 2 Review
Thursday 2/4: CFIN 3-1 and martyGRASS and Skateboarding Article
Friday 2/5: CFIN 3-2 and Wuzzup Widgets
Monday 2/8: CFIN 3-3 and CFIN 3 Case Study
Tuesday 2/9 (snow): Scholarship Work Day
Wednesday 2/10 (zoom): Scholarship Work Day (no afternoon zoom calls)
Thursday 2/11: Snow Day
Tuesday 2/16: Snow Day
Wednesday 2/17 (zoom): CFIN 1 2 3 Take Home Test
Thursday 2/18: Snow Day
Friday 2/19: CFIN 4-1 and CFIN 4-2 and Cupcake Article
Monday 2/22: CFIN 4-3 and Crown Jewels
Tuesday 2/23: CFIN 4-4 and P&G Ratio Analysis
Wednesday 2/24 (zoom): CFIN 4 Review
Thursday 2/25: CFIN 5-1 and Taking a Closer Look
Friday 2/26: CFIN 5-2 and Walmart Video Case
Monday 3/1: CFIN 5-3 and CFIN 5 Case Study and Reality Check
Tuesday 3/2: CFIN 5-4 and SmartArt - Take Control
Wednesday 3/3 (zoom): CFIN 5 Review
Thursday 3/4: CFIN 6-1 and Capital Project Project and This Old Hotel (due Monday)
Friday 3/5: CFIN 6-2 and CFIN 6 Case Study and Cost of Capital is WACC
CFIN 1 TEXT
CFIN 2 TEXT
CFIN 3 TEXT
CFIN 4 TEXT
CFIN 5 TEXT
CFIN 6 TEXT