BUSN 460 Senior Project Entire Course


BUSN 460  Week 1 DQ 1 Selling your team’s services to CanGo
BUSN 460 Week 1 DQ 2 Mission, Vision & Values
BUSN 460Week 2 DQ 1 Planning a Technological Solution
BUSN 460Week 2 DQ 2 Cost Benefit Analysis
BUSN 460Week 3 DQ 1 Flow Charting Processes
BUSN 460Week 3 DQ 2 Implementing Technology
BUSN 460Week 4 DQ 1 Group vs Team
BUSN 460Week 4 DQ 2 Matrixed Employee Environments
BUSN 460Week 5 DQ 1 Performance Review Session
BUSN 460Week 5 DQ 2 Status Reports
BUSN 460Week 6 DQ 1 Corporate Decision Making
BUSN 460Week 6 DQ 2 Weighing Decision Criteria
BUSN 460Week 7 DQ 1 Corporate Ethics Tactics
BUSN 460Week 7 DQ 2 Profit vs. Responsibility


BUSN 460 Week 1 Team Name and Contract
BUSN 460 Week 2 Analysis Report – Issues Report
BUSN 460 Week 3 Individual Financial Analysis Report
BUSN 460 Week 4 Analysis Report
BUSN 460 Week 5 Analysis Report
BUSN 460 Week 6 Analysis Report
BUSN 460 Final Project Consulting CanGo Final Report


BUSN 460 Senior Project Week 3 Individual Financial Analysis Report
Individual Financial Analysis Report
Conclude working on your Individual Financial Analysis Report, due this week. Note that this is not a team assignment. Be sure to include proper citations for all references you use.
Go to the CanGo Intranet and pull the financial statements. Use these to fill out the table found in Doc Sharing labeled Financial Analysis Project, and submit to the Individual Financial Analysis Dropbox in Week 3 after making sure that you have added your last name at the beginning of the file name for your file.
Your assignment is due by Sunday, end of week, 11:59 PM (Mountain Time). Submit your assignment to the Dropbox located on the silver tab at the top of this page. For instructions on how to use the Dropbox, read these Step-by-Step Instructions or watch this Dropbox Tutorial.

Course Home – Financial Analysis
Financial Ratio Analysis Refresher
As you complete your studies, the BUSN460 capstone course requires that you pull together all of your learning experiences to complete a business case. A part of that case requires you to review and analyze financial reports. The purpose of this refresher is to take you back to the basics and, within one hour, get you on the road to successfully completing the financial part of the case.
Instructions: In the following narrative we have embedded tutorials and videos for you to view. You need only read the narrative and click on the hyperlink, and you will be on your way. Make sure your speakers are on. If you feel uncomfortable with a given topic, feel free to revisit this refresher and watch the appropriate video.
There are six videos available to help you get up to speed on conducting a financial analysis:
1.) Introduction to Accounting
2.) Interrelationship of Financial Statements
3.) Current Ratio
4.) Inventory Turnover
5.) Debt Ratio
6.) Profitability
To start this activity, please view the Introduction To Accounting tutorial. It will help to answer the questions what is accounting, who developed it, how does it work, how does it fit into the business model, what are the rules and who generates them. You will learn about the basic accounting equation and some necessary terms. The financial reports that you will find in the case are also explained. (Transcript)
Now we move to the Interrelationships of Financial Statements tutorial to explore the Balance Sheet, Income Statement, and Statement of Cash Flows. These reports provide information about the financial position or health of the business, the success of business operations, and explains where the cash came in and where the cash went. Though this is a very basic look at the financial reports, it is a good starting place. To go beyond this tutorial, one could review the Annual Report of a business such as Wal-Mart available at the company’s web site and also download a copy of Wal-Mart’s 10k Report from the Securities & Exchange Commission as an exercise. The comparison of the two would provide an excellent view of the financial operation of the retail industry giant. (Transcript)
Prior to starting our videos on ratio analysis there are a few terms that one needs to know:
– Liquidity is the ability of the company to meet its current debt obligations.
– Solvency is the ability of the business to remain in business over a long period of time in terms of its ability to pay its long-term debts.
– Profitability is the company’s ability to generate a profit.
The Current Ratio tutorial includes the explanation of three ratios. The Current Ratio, Working Capital computation and the execution of the Quick Ratio are demonstrated. These are Liquidity ratios. (Transcript)
Next, we will review the Inventory Turnover In this tutorial, Inventory Turnover Ratio and Accounts Receivable Turnover are demonstrated. These are Liquidity ratios. (Transcript)
In the Debt Ratio tutorial, this Solvency ratio is demonstrated. (Transcript)
Moving on to the Profitability tutorial, Return on Net Sales and Return on Assets are demonstrated. These areProfitability ratios. (Transcript)
Hopefully you have found this one hour investment to be profitable!



BUSN 460 Final Project Consulting CanGo Final Report
Financial Analysis Summary
This segment of the report covers in detail the money related state of CanGo and acquainting proposals and recommendations with help CanGo better comprehend their current budgetary reports. Utilizing these suggestions, CanGo will have the capacity to settle on better monetary choices in light of their current money related position. This investigation will likewise help CanGo settle on educated choices concerning gainfulness, liquidity, action, and influence based off the current money related proclamations. Examinations are joined to this report and are recorded as Appendix A. In this investigation, we are contrasting CanGo’s position with its rivals, Apple, Inc. also, Amazon.com, Inc.
Financial Analysis
As CanGo advances into development and new markets, Team D feel that it is basic for a comprehension of money related proportions and the effect on the eventual fate of CanGo. Monetary proportions help us to comprehend what CanGo is doing admirably and maybe what ought to be taken a shot at. The proportions are utilized to measure and assess the working execution of CanGo will give some understanding in the matter of how adequately the business is being worked.
Gainfulness proportions demonstrated the organization’s capacity to create income contrasted with its costs and other pertinent expenses (Block and Hirt, 2008), At the end of 2009, CanGo’s net revenue demonstrated that CanGo earned 10.7 cents per dollar for each every dollar of offers, contrasted with Apple’s 21.1 cents per dollar that is not all that much. In any case, it is superior to Amazon’s at 3.8 cent. CanGo’s arrival on resources rate is 2.33%, which demonstrates that the organization is not able to utilize its advantages for produce a benefit equivalently to its rivals. Their arrival on value remains at 3.89%, which demonstrates that CanGo is not able to utilize financial specialists’ cash to produce a benefit.
Productivity proportions gage how well the organization deals with its benefits. The higher the records receivable turnover, the speedier the business is gathering receivables and this implies more money the organization for the most part has close by (Missouri SB & TD, 2010). CanGo’s is neglecting to gather productively from its clients with a turnover of 1.59 and an accumulation time of 229 days. This is contrasted with Apple’s 9.54 and 38 days and Amazon’s 19.45 and 19 days.
The records payable turnover indicates how well the organization has the capacity reimburse its leasers (Missouri SB & TD, 2010). CanGo’s payable turnover is .41 and it takes the 892 days to pay their lender, which is over 2 years. This is examination to Apple and Amazon’s capacity to reimburse 2.72, 2.58 and in under 150 days.
The stock proportion uncovers how frequently an organization’s stock is sold and supplanted over a span of time (Block and Hirt, 2008). This likewise decides how well administration is dealing with the stock. CanGo’s stock proportion is 1.6 contrasted with Apple’s 94.3 and Amazon’s 11.29 is low. This implies that CanGo needs to take a gander at who is dealing with the stock and assess why they have such a low stock turnover, and what they can do to enhance it.
The altered resource turnover proportion indicates how well the organization is utilizing its settled advantages for create deals. A high proportion shows a business has less cash tied up in altered resources for every dollar of offers income (Block and Hirt, 2008). CanGo’s proportion of 8.0 is low contrasted with Apple’s 14.52 and Amazon’s 19.0. This proportion combined with CanGo’s aggregate resources turnover of .22 times power demonstrates CanGo is over-put resources into plant, hardware, and/or other altered resources.
The liquidity proportions characterize how well an organization has the capacity use it transient resources for pay its fleeting liabilities. The higher the present proportion, the more competent the organization is of paying its commitments (Missouri SB & TD, 2010). CanGo’s present proportion remains at 1.71 and its brisk proportion is at .86 that recommend that the organization will have the capacity to pay off its commitments just if CanGo has the capacity hurriedly transform their stock into money. In the occasion that transient commitments must be paid off quickly, CanGo might conceivably keep running into liquidity issues if the organization couldn’t utilize its stock.Debt
Obligation to-aggregate resources characterize to what degree the company’s benefits are financed through obligation. Ideally, an organization ought to be at half percent or less (Block and Hirt, 2008). CanGo meets this desire at 40.23% percent that is in the center in caparison to its adversaries Apple (33.08%) and Amazon (61.94%). On the off chance that CanGo would need to put resources into capital, they would basically likely have the capacity to get an advance from a bank. Potential financial specialists could likely utilize this proportion to figure out if CanGo would be a decent venture.
Amazon.com Inc., Retrieved from Amazon.com Annual Reports website: http://phx.corporate-ir.net/phoenix.zhtml?c=97664&p=irol-reportsannual
Apple Inc., Retrieved from Apple.com Annual Reports website: http://investor.apple.com/secfiling.cfm?filingid=1193125-08-224958&cik=320193
Block, S., & Hirt, G. (2008). Foundations of Financial Management. New York, NY: Irwin/McGraw-Hill.
CanGo. (n.d.). Financial Information. Retrieved from: https://devry.equella.ecollege.com/file/d0a0f0ed-47f3-4e74-ac74-aeadc25f3f3e/1/CanGo_Intranet.zip/CanGo_Intranet/index.html
Missouri SB&TD. (2010) Financial Ratios. Retrieved October 4, 2014
Appendix A
CanGo Apple Amazon

Profit Ratios
Profit Margin 10.76 21.15 3.83
Return on Asset 2.33% 18.72% 8.74%
Return on Equity 3.89% 33.97% 23.99%

Efficiency Ratios
Accounts Receivable Turnover 1.59 9.54 19.45
Accounts Receivable Collection Period 229 38 19
Accounts Payable Turnover 0.41 2.72 2.58
Days Payable 892 134 142
Inventory Turnover 1.60x 94.30x 11.29x
Fixed Asset Turnover 8.00x 14.52x 19.00x
Total Asset Turnover 0.22x 0.90x 1.77x

Liquidity Ratios
Current Ratio 1.71 2.64 1.53
Quick Ratio 0.86 2.7 1.04

Debt Utilization Ratios
Debt to Total Assets 40.23% 33.08% 61.94%
*All calculations were generated using the annual financial reports for 2009

The instructor will announce the date and time for the Final Presentation
during Week 1. All teams will present in one session lasting approximately 3
hours in Week 7. Similar to any other Final Examination, it is up to you to be
ready to present at the required date and time. Since you will have almost two
months to arrange your schedules, you are expected to do what it takes to be
available to present with your team and attend the entire session.

The Final Presentation (PowerPoint 2010 document) must be attached
Document Sharing > Final Reports and Presentations at least 12 hours
prior to the scheduled iConnect presentation time.

All teams will present during the scheduled final iConnect session.

All team members must participate in the Web iConnect presentation.
Therefore, you must have a microphone installed and working before the scheduled
start time to join in the delivery of the presentation. (Testing of microphone
and speakers must be completed before the end of Week 6). Microphones are
usually around $8-$10, and are available at Radio Shack, Best Buy, Circuit City,
Wal-Mart, etc.

You must participate in a practice session in order to test your microphone
at some point between Weeks 2 and 6.

Please enter the iConnect session at
least 10 minutes prior to the start of your final session!

Each team will have 15 minutes to present the team’s Report.

When your presentation is concluded, other students and the instructor will
ask questions about your challenges and conclusions (you may defer a specific
question to a teammate who covered that particular element).

Due to the time constraints, the maximum number of slides is 15.

Format: Font type – whatever you believe will produce the best results for

Font size: Legible to an audience using a projector.

Text: Short bullet points are best (see example in Document

The Final Presentation (Microsoft PowerPoint 2010
presentation) must be posted by the Week 7 Team Leader in Document
Sharing > Final Reports and Presentations at least 12 hours
prior to the schedule iConnect Final Presentation time. Do not use the Dropbox
for submitting these files.
BUSn 460 Week 8 FINAL REPORT (Using Microsoft
Word 2010)


Your team’s Final Report must support your PowerPoint
2010 presentation. The report will contain details of the challenges that CanGo
faces, the team’s recommendations to resolve the challenges along with
supporting plans and actions.
Use the Final Report Rubrics document (found in Document
Sharing) as a guide for the expected content and sections for this
You may prepare other materials (Gantt charts, diagrams, etc.) to support
your conclusions and recommendations. Paper length: 2000 – 2500 Words. Font face: Times New Roman Font size: 12 pt Line spacing: Double spaced Margins: Left, Right, Top and Bottom must not exceed 1 inch