MB609 Capstone: Case and Industry Analysis
Lesson 3: Strategic Evaluation and Control
Upon completion of the Required Readings, write a thorough, well-planned narrative answer to the following discussion question. Rely on your Required Readings and the Lecture and Research Update for specific information to answer the discussion question, but turn to your original thoughts when asked to apply, evaluate, analyze, or synthesize the information. Your Discussion Question response should be both grammatically and mechanically correct, and formatted in the same fashion as the question itself. If there is a Part A, your response should identify a Part A, etc. In addition, you must appropriately cite all resources used in your responses and document in a bibliography using APA style.
Discussion Question 2 (50 points)
Respond to each of the items below. (50 points) (A 2-page response is required.)
a. List the five (5) basic steps in financial analysis.
b. Why do you believe these steps would be important when conducting a financial analysis?
c. Provide two (2) examples of liquidity ratios and two (2) examples of profitability ratios. For each, include their meaning and how they are expressed.
Please refer to the rubric on the following page for the grading criteria for this assignment.