Team final paper

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Team Final Paper and Presentation: ( company chosen by group is NETFLIX)

A final paper, ten to fifteen pages in length, is to be prepared by each team based upon the following criteria:

You and your team members will select a company (NETFLIX) and secure an annual report for that company. Based upon your review of this annual report and financial information you will meet the following criteria. If some of the data is not available to you through the annual report you may make assumptions based upon the type of company you are reviewing and what you have learned in this class. As we discussed in class, not all financial information is available to the public

Required Criteria: question 7, 8 & 9

  • Describe the methods your company would use to evaluate capital budgeting projects and outline the steps and acceptance criteria.
  • Does your company use a Balanced Scorecard to make business decisions? Please explain what areas you think they would have on their balanced scorecard.
  • Does your company have any ethical issues related to managerial accounting? You might be able to find a comment related to this in the annual report and/or by searching your company online to see if any articles come up in relationship to either their ethics in business practices or financial matters.

The purpose of these papers is to provide a vehicle to assess your mastery of the materials covered with respect to the learning objectives that we have covered.

APA format should be used for all written assignments.

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Team Final Paper and Presentation: A final paper, ten to fifteen pages in length, is to be prepared by each team based upon the following criteria: You and your team members will select a company and secure an annual report for that company. Based upon your review of this annual report and financial information you will met the following criteria. If some of the data is not available to you through the annual report you may make assumptions based upon the type of company you are reviewing and what you have learned in this class. As we discussed in class, not all financial information is available to the public. Required Criteria: 1. Complete description of the company, including type of business form, products and/or services provided, size of company, country they are based in, countries they do business in, any other information you feel is relevant to your company. 2. Discuss the information found on financial statements including balance sheets, income statements, statements of cash flows, and statements of owner’s equity and describe how this accounting information is used by managers for planning and control. 3. Use the methods learned in this class to analyze the financial statements and utilize this accounting information to evaluate the performance of the firm, departments, and individual managers. Please remember all of the information might not be available and you may need to make assumptions based upon the type of company you are reviewing and what you have learned in this class. 4. Define fixed, variable and mixed costs, determine cost behavior patterns, and explain how these different patterns affect operating and pricing decisions. Clarify what types of these costs your company may have. 5. Contrast job order and process costing and explain business situations in which each would be used. Clarify what type of costing system your company probably uses and what you based the decision on. 6. Explain different cost concepts such as full costing, variable costing, target costing, lifecycle costing, and activity-based costing, and clarify which of these your company is most likely to use to solve different business issues. Explain the criteria you used to arrive that this conclusion. 7. Describe the methods your company would use to evaluate capital budgeting projects and outline the steps and acceptance criteria. 8. Does your company use a Balanced Scorecard to make business decisions? Please explain what areas you think they would have on their balanced scorecard. 9. Does your company have any ethical issues related to managerial accounting? You might be able to find a comment related to this in the annual report and/or by searching your company online to see if any articles come up in relationship to either their ethics in business practices or financial matters. The purpose of these papers is to provide a vehicle to assess your mastery of the materials covered with respect to the learning objectives that we have covered. APA format should be used for all written assignments. Each team is to also prepare a 15 – 20 minute presentation of their presentation. Power point slides are an expected part of the presentation. Please provide each member of the class with a handout of your presentation (one per group should suffice). Be prepared to answer questions posed by other member of the class at the end of your presentation. It is an expectation that each team will ask at least one question of the group presenting. Each team will critique the other teams’ presentations. ...
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Methods That Netflix Use to Evaluate Capital Budgeting Projects
Aspects of Netflix’s Balanced Scorecard
Ethical Issue at Netflix
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Running Head: TEAM FINAL PAPER AND PRESENTATION

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Methods That Netflix Use to Evaluate Capital Budgeting Projects
NETFLIX would rely on various capital budgeting evaluation methods to decide on
capital investment so that the alternative selected yields return on investment. The first method
that the company would use to evaluate its capital budgeting projects is the Net Present Value
(Almazan, Chen & Titman, 2017). This method is used to evaluate the capital budgeting projects
by subtracting the cumulative benefits from the projects form its current capital investment cost.
A positive NPV means that the project is profitable, and thus, the company should invest in the
project while a negative NPV means that the capital project is not profitable. The higher the
NPV, the more profitable the capital project.
The internal rate of return is the second methods that Netflix could use to evaluate its
capital budgeting projects. This method entails the use of a discounting rate to ascertain the
projected return from the investment project. The higher the ...

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