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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.
Tuesday 3/23a: We’re doing an activity today where YOU play an investment banker. So … what role does an INVESTMENT BANKER serve in the economy?
Tuesday 3/23b: What are BONDS? What are some of the types of bonds (who issues them)? What advantages do they offer the issuers?
Friday 3/26a: What is an IPO? What are the steps in the process of taking a company public?
Friday 3/26b: What is the difference between EQUITY, DEBT, and RETAINED EARNINGS? Where are these found on the balance sheet?
Tuesday 3/30: How has banking changed over the past 50 years or so? What changes do you think we’ll see in the next 50?
Tuesday 4/13: Why do businesses allow customers to use credit for purchases? What are the benefits? What are the costs?
Friday 4/16: What are some of the reasons that customers may have for not keeping credit payments up to date? What can businesses do to help customers avoid these problems?
Tuesday 4/20: List 4 risks that your family faces on a regular basis. Classify them as natural/ human and controllable/ uncontrollable. What could be done to reduce the losses that might result from each risk?
Friday 4/23: How does property and vehicle insurance for a business differ from personal property and vehicle insurance?
Tuesday 4/27: What are some of the ways that technology is used in financial institutions (like banks, brokerages, and insurance companies)? What are some of the challenges that it poses?
Friday 4/30: What is the Adoption Curve? Give an example of how it is demonstrated by you or your family. How does this relate to business technology?
Tuesday 5/4: High school is just about over and college isn’t too far away. What are you looking forward to most in college? What makes you the most nervous?
Thursday 5/7: It’s time for your final QOD! You’ve done about 350 of these questions (well, most of you did) and I’m sure you won’t miss these too much. But what part of FS will you miss?
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
FSS Week 27
FSS Week 28
FSS Week 29
FSS Week 30
FSS Week 31
FSS Week 32
FSS Week 33 (That's All Folks!)
Tuesday 3/23a: CFIN 7-1 and Many Options
Tuesday 3/23b: CFIN 7-2 and Market Go Round
Friday 3/26a: CFIN 7-3 and Fruity Flakes
Friday 3/26b: CFIN 7-4 and Mr. Market and Review
Tuesday 3/30: CFIN 8-1,2,3 and By The Numbers
Tuesday 4/13: CFIN 9-1,2 and 5Cs
Friday 4/16: CFIN 9-3, Case Study, AR Aging
Tuesday 4/20: CFIN 10-1,2, Risky Business, Tyranny
Friday 4/23: CFIN 10-3,4, Case Study
Tuesday 4/27: CFIN 11-1,2 (including Bank Website Project)
Friday 4/30: CFIN 11-3 (and finish Bank Website Project)
Tuesday 5/4: Final Projects and Journey Paper
Thursday 5/7: Final Projects and Journey Paper
JOURNEY PAPER: Senior Journey Paper (due May 7)
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