FINACIAL ACCOUNTING

INSTRUCTIONAnswer all questions

Groups must consist of a minimum of 3 and maximum of 5 students.

A declaration of authorship must be completed by each student and included in the appendix.

A 20-minute presentation is to be done by each group.

Capital Investment Appraisal

Investment appraisal is the planning process used to determine whether an organization’s long-term investments such as new machinery, replacement machinery, new plants, new products, and research development projects are worth pursuing.

Task: You have been employed by a company to provide consultancy services for a new project opportunity. Present a summary of projected net cashflows for two (2) projects the company is considering investing in. Utilize capital investment appraisal techniques to determine which project should be pursued for the selected period. Prepare a report and presentation to the CEO of the company on the projects being considered. Make recommendations for your choice.

Guiding topics of focus:

1. Provide a summary of the company’s background and products.

2. Discuss the financial health of the company.

3. Include projected net cash flows for any two (2) projects to be pursued. (include in the appendix)

4. Illustrate the capital investment techniques to be used to assess the projects.

5. Based on the results achieved from the investment techniques used make recommendations with justifications for your choice.

RUBRIC

· Provide an overview of the company, the products and outline the capital investment appraisal techniques to be used in the analysis.

10 marks
· Illustrate and show calculations of the techniques selected

15 marks
· Make recommendations for the project to be selected 10 marks
· Justify recommendations 10 marks
Word count 2500 +/-10% 5 marks
Turnitin (report) 10% similarity 5 marks
Use of subject language / personal expressions 5 marks
Presentation & structure

· margin

· font

· headings

· introduction

· paragraphing

5 marks
Relevant conclusion in response to the scenario 5 marks
APA referencing > 2 academic textbooks

· 3 Academic journals

in text citation

15 marks
Declaration of authorship

Peer review

5 marks
20 minute presentation 10 marks

Total 100 marks