MS6014 M3A1 Discussion – Capital Budgeting

Assignment 1: Capital Budgeting

Capital budgeting is a tool used in business to determine the financial viability of a potential project. Net present value, internal rate of return, payback, discounted payback, and modified rate of return are some of the calculations used once businesses have a reliable cash flow budget for their project.

In this assignment, you will demonstrate your understanding of the necessary aspects of capital budgeting.

Tasks:

Respond to the following:

  • What is capital budgeting and why is it important to business decisions?
  • Discuss how the information should be organized in a capital budgeting process, and who will use the information for decision-making.
  • What could go wrong with the capital budgeting process?
  • Provide an example of a capital budgeting process from an online source and explain the salient points of this example to the class.

In a minimum of 300-500 words, post your responses using critical thinking and analysis.

Submission Details:

  • By Saturday, June 24, 2017, post your responses to this Discussion Area. Support your assumptions by citing the source material used for this discussion in APA format.
  • Through Wednesday, June 28, 2017, read and respond to at least two of your classmates’ posts. While responding, share any real-world experiences in capital budgeting. Provide substantive comments by contributing new, relevant information or quotes from course readings, Web sites, or other sources; by building on the remarks or questions of others; or by sharing practical examples of key concepts from your experiences—professional or personal.

Do the following when responding to your peers:

  • Read your peers’ responses.
  • Provide substantive comments to at least two peers on a minimum of two different days by
    • contributing new, relevant information from course readings, Web sites, or other sources;
    • building on the remarks or questions of others; or
    • sharing practical examples of key concepts from your professional or personal experiences.
  • Respond to feedback to your own posting and provide feedback to other students about their ideas.
  • Make sure your writing
    • is clear, concise, and organized;
    • demonstrates ethical scholarship in accurate representation and attribution of sources; and
    • displays accurate spelling, grammar, and punctuation.

Grading Criteria

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