Accounting Concepts and Practices Semester 2, 2013 Group Assignment You are an accountant at MOB Group Accountants & Investment Advisors. You have been approached by a group of investors for your professional advice on investing in Woolworth Ltd. Your client wishes to adopt an investment strategy that seeks to maximize both financial return and social good. Required: Go to: http://www. Wholeheartedness. Com. AU/unaltered/2012/ You +1 ‘d this publicly. Undo and access the company’s annual report for 2012 Prepare a report for your client.
Your report should include: a. A description of the core business of the company including full details of its operating activities. B. A discussion on any significant issues emerging from the Chairman’s Report. C. A discussion on any significant issues emerging from the Managing Directors’ Report. D. A discussion on company’s Corporate Governance Statement. E. A calculation of the key financial ratios for 2012. F. An overall assessment of the company and your recommendation on investing in the company. In making an overall assessment, you may conduct additional research on
Woolworth too. For example, http://www. News. Com. AU/business/Woolworth-betting- on- booze- p robots-as- it- looks-to-expo ND- hotel-empire/story-frame 1 I- 1226223987450 Please note the following: Format: Business report Contribution to overall assessment: 20% Length: 2000 – 2200 words Due date: 25 September, 2013 Your work must comply with the University General Guide for the Presentation of Academic Work. Http://www. Ballard. Deed. AU/current-students/assistance,-support- and-services/academic-support/general-guide-for-the-presentation-of-academic- ark I Nils Is a group-assaulting.
Can group needs to nave 2 to 3 memoirs In I t. Please organize yourselves into groups. Please make sure that names and ID numbers of all group members are stated on the cover sheet of your submission. As this is a group assignment, each member of a group is awarded the same mark. Working in groups has its pros and cons. I am sure that you will hold constructive and energetic group discussions on the issues at hand. In case of any disagreements, you will be able to resolve them in a democratic and rational way. There will be times when you may have to agree to disagree with each other.
Invariably different group members bring different skills too project; it is up to you to make the best of it. I believe one can learn a lot by discussing the issues with one’s colleagues. If you happen to find your group members are “not pulling their weight” or there are problems with any member’s commitment, then please try to resolve those issues amongst yourselves. Open and honest communication always helps. If you are unable to resolve these issues, you are most welcome to see me and we will try to rotor out the problems together.
Do this as soon as possible and certainly before the due date. Please adapt this to suit your group, particularly the last two paragraphs. BUSHWHACK, semester 2, 2013, Group Assignment Names: Bases of assessment Student Numbers: Technical component: accuracy in calculations. Format: The VICAR outline as per The General Guide for the Presentation of Academic Work. Content: Identification of relevant issues. Research: Selection of relevant material. A demonstration of critical evaluation of the issues.
Expression: clarity, style (Doormat Ana academic), conference In writing, grammar, punctuation, spellings and sentence structure. Expression of your view (and not a catalogue of quotes/ others’ ideas). A logical flow of argument at both the paragraph level and the overall text level. Use of supporting arguments. Use of literature to support the argument. Referencing procedure (within the text, and at the end of the text). Appropriately styled and punctuated bibliography. Overall Presentation GRADE: – including cover page, line spacing, page numbering.