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Submit your Week 1 Discussion Forum essay in 2 locations:
1) Under Assignments – Week 1 Forum Topic Essay. This is a Safe Assign assignment link.
2) Under Discussion Boards – Week 1 Discussion Forum
Forum Topic Responses: One comprehensive forum topic is assigned weekly. Students are required to research their selected forum topic, using a minimum of 2 reference sources in addition to the text book, and then compile a 500-word response to the forum topic no later than Day 2 of the week. APA format is required. Submit your forum topic response through the link in Assignments, for grading.
Comprehensive, forum topic response contributions will be critically graded on the thought quality of the response, work effort, research, and analysis.
Select one of the following forum topics to research and write about.
Week 1 Forum Topics:
-The goal of financial management
-The agency problem
-The balance sheet
-The income statement
-Time series and cross-sectional analysis
Discussion Forum: Students are expected to actively participate in the in the forum discussion. A minimum of 2 substantive participation posts (150-250 words) is required to earn full participation points.
Guidelines for student forum discussion/participation:
Select a fellow student’s response and compare and contrast your thoughts with theirs;
Advance the conversation; provide a real-world application and experiential examples;
Conceptually discuss your key [most significant] learning insight or take-away from the selected forum topic comments.
Responses should be a minimum of 150-250 words, supported by at least one reference outside of the textbook, either supporting or refuting the position of the author of the forum topic response or peer response.