Accounting

Discussion Forum Week 11

Discussion Forum Week 11Go to the end of Chapter 9 and do Exercise 9B “Prepare a Strategy-Evaluation Report for Coca Cola”. After submitting your report in the discussion forum for this week, reply to at least two of your peers (200 word minimum).

Reflection and Discussion Forum Week 11(Chapter12ppt added)

Chapter 12. Project Control

Initial Postings: Read and reflect on the assigned readings for the week. Then post what you thought was the most important concept(s), method(s), term(s), and/or any other thing that you felt was worthy of your understanding in each assigned textbook chapter.Your initial post should be based upon the assigned reading for the week, so the textbook should be a source listed in your reference section and cited within the body of the text. Other sources are not required but feel free to use them if they aid in your discussion.Also, provide a graduate-level response to each of the following questions:

  1. Give an example of an organization that does not use any control systems. Is this justified?
  2. Suppose that you have decided to build a new house. Explain what kind of project control you will consider and why.

[Your post must be substantive and demonstrate insight gained from the course material. Postings must be in the student’s own words – do not provide quotes!] [Your initial post should be at least 450+ words and in APA format (including Times New Roman with font size 12 and double spaced). Post the actual body of your paper in the discussion thread then attach a Word version of the paper for APA review]

 

Activity 11

An activity on the critical path of a project was scheduled to be completed within 12 weeks, with a budget of $8,000. During a performance review, which took place 7 weeks after the activity was initiated, it was found that 50% of the work had already been completed and that the actual cost was $4,500.

  1. Calculate the EV of the activity.
  2. Calculate the CI and SI for the activity.
  3. Calculate the expected BAC using the original estimate approach.
  4. Calculate the expected BAC using the revised estimate approach.
  5. Compare and discuss the results obtained in parts (c) and (d).

Week 3

Reflection Week 3Assigned Readings:Chapter 5. Strategies in ActionChapter 6. Strategy Analysis and ChoiceInitial Postings: Read and reflect on the assigned readings for the week. Then post what you thought was the most important concept(s), method(s), term(s), and/or any other thing that you felt was worthy of your understanding in each assigned textbook chapter.Your initial post should be based upon the assigned reading for the week, so the textbook should be a source listed in your reference section and cited within the body of the text. Other sources are not required but feel free to use them if they aid in your discussion.Also, provide a graduate-level response to each of the following questions:

  1. If the CEO of a beverage company such as Dr Pepper Snapple asked you whether backward or forward integration would be better for the firm, how would you respond?
  2. Explain why cultural factors should be an important consideration in analyzing and choosing among alternative strategies.

[Your post must be substantive and demonstrate insight gained from the course material. Postings must be in the student’s own words – do not provide quotes!] [Your initial post should be at least 450+ words and in APA format (including Times New Roman with font size 12 and double spaced). Post the actual body of your paper in the discussion thread then attach a Word version of the paper for APA review]

 

  • Discussion Forum Week 3
    Discussion Forum Week 3Go to the end of Chapter 5 and do Exercise 5B “Should Coca-Cola, Build, Borrow, or Buy in2020 -2021?” Steps 1, 2, and 3 (minimum of one page assignment).  (When accessing Coca-Cola’s website, you’ll have to click on “Press Center,”.)  Then go to the end of Chapter 6 and do Exercise 6A “Perform a SWOT Analysis for Coca-Cola” as an individual, one page assignment.  After completing Exercises 5B and 6A, submit your assignment in the discussion forum for this week.  Then type two peer replies (200 word minimum each) attempting to refine your strategies and your SWOT.