LP5 Assignment: Final Project
Directions: Finance for Managers requires a final
project in place of a final exam. The final project should demonstrate
that you have achieved the competencies contained in the course syllabus
and listed below:
- Identify the functions and goals of financial management.
- Analyze the impact of various accounting and finance decisions.
- Understand working capital management.
- Evaluate capital budgeting projects.
- Manage operational budgets.
- Discuss the role of ethics and professional responsibility for managers as it relates to an organization’s financial matters.
Specifically, to demonstrate your achievement, you will prepare a
1200 word paper on how you see the impact and application of accounting
and finance through the rest of your career. The word-count should not
include the title page, certificate of authorship, references or long
quotes – in other words, the goal is for you to provide 1200 words of original thought.
Reflect on what you have learned in this class – How will it help you to be a more successful manager and leader?
At a minimum, you should include discussion on the impact of finance
and accounting decisions, determining financial health, evaluating
capital budgeting projects, and managing of operational budgets. You
should weave the ideas of professional responsibility and ethics
throughout your paper.
The paper should contain a minimum of 5 academic references (do NOT
cite Wikis or other “resource” or anonymous websites) and should be
written in APA format with in-text citations and a reference page.
This assignment is designed to make you think about the ways that
finance and accounting impact your business life and how it will
continue to impact your business life as you advance throughout your
If you have any questions about this assignment, go to the discussion board and post your questions in the topic labeled Questions. Your instructor will provide clarification.
When you have finished this project, submit your assignment to the LP5 Assignment: Final Project dropbox. This assignment is worth 200 points; grading will be based on the LP5 Assignment Rubric.