Community College Financial Acumen Discussion Essay Assignment
Part 1: Financial Acumen
Keeping abreast of the financial measures and metrics employed by a company allows employees to better understand its health and position at any given time. Using Campbellsville University library link or other libraries and the Internet:
Review at least three (3) articles on financial acuity. Summarize the articles in 400 – 600 words. Use APA formatting throughout including in-text citations and references.
Discuss the benefits of establishing solid financial acumen in a company? Discuss your personal experiences in a situation where financial acumen was either not supported as an organizational hallmark or, conversely, was built into the company’s culture.
Part 2: Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX)
Write a 200-word commentary on Sarbanes Oxley and the importance this act has for American businesses today. Your commentary should include the following:
- Rationale for SOX
B. Provisions of SOX
C. Enforcement of SOX
International European Financed Study & Development Initiative Case Study
Answer the following questions:
Summarize the case study
Identify the study method used and why it was appropriate
Explore some of the qualitative or quantitative methods gathered.
Answer these two additional questions:
How would you conduct the study any differently?
Given the nature in the advance of technology, how do you foresee technology changing the way studies such as these are conducted in the future?