Unit 1 Assignment: Writing Assignment
This Assignment requires that you view three videos. Two of these videos will introduce you to methods of
calculation, using a calculator, and using Excel. The third video is an introduction to finance in addition to
providing some practical advice that will help you to reflect on how this course will benefit you.
This Assignment will assess your knowledge based on the following outcome:
Please review these required videos:
Use Excel to solve Example Problem 1.1
See what keystrokes are needed to solve Problem 1.1
Four Facets of Finance- Explain It!
Select the Assignment link in the left navigation under Unit 1 to watch the assigned videos. Select Submit after
watching each video and reflect on how learning how to use Excel and a financial calculator to learn finance will
assist you with your personal goals or as a business manager. Use Microsoft Word to write a paper for this
Assignment and answer the questions listed below:
1. Describe in detail the goals you have for this unit.
2. Describe how this unit will help you in your professional development.
3. After viewing the videos, what are the three most important concepts you learned?
4. How would learning how to use Excel and a financial calculator assist you with your personal goals or as a
Write your original response in Standard English, paying special attention to grammar, style, and
Respond to the questions in a thorough manner, providing specific examples of concepts, topics for each
Ensure that your viewpoint and purpose are clearly stated.
Demonstrate logical and appropriate transitions from one idea to another.
Make sure to address the critical elements listed above and in the grading Rubric so you can demonstrate
your competence of the above outcomes you will be assessed on.
Your paper should be highly organized, logical, and focused.
Directions for submitting your Assignment
your minimum 1 page response
Described in detail the goals for this unit. 4 points
Described how this unit will help with professional development. 4
Discussed the three most important concepts learned from the videos. 4
Explained how to use Excel and a financial calculator assists with personal and
Work demonstrates synthesis of concepts, research, and experience. 4
Work demonstrates the student’s ability to tie relevant information to real life
Analysis exceeds basic comprehension to demonstrate higher order thinking. 4
Correct use of APA 6th edition format; all sources used to support the paper are
Sentences are clear, concise, and direct; tone is appropriate. 2
Spelling, grammar, and punctuation are correct. 2