Use Excel® to solve Example Problem 1.1
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This Assignment requires that you view three videos. Two of the videos will introduce you to methods of
calculation; using a calculator and using Excel. The third video is an introduction to finance in addition to
providing some practical advice that will help you to reflect on how this course will benefit you.
This Assignment will assess your knowledge based on the following outcome:
MT217-1: Explain how financial managers use financial calculators, Microsoft Excel, and financial statements
to measure the financial performance of a business entity.
Please review these required videos:
? Use Excel to solve Example Problem 1.1
? See what keystrokes are needed to solve Problem 1.1
? Four Facets of Finance- Explain It!
Assignment Instructions:
Select the Assignment link in the left navigation under Unit 1 to watch the assigned videos. Select Submit
after watching each video and reflect on how learning how to use Excel and a financial calculator to learn
finance will assist you with your personal goals or as a business manager. Use Microsoft Word to write a paper
for this Assignment and answer the questions listed below:
1. Describe in detail the goals you have for this unit.
2. Describe how this unit will help you in your professional development.
3. After viewing the videos, what are the three most important concepts you learned?
4. How would learning how to use Excel and a financial calculator assist you with your personal goals or
as a business manager?
Assignment Checklist:
? Write your original response in Standard American English, paying special attention to grammar, style,
and mechanics.
? Respond to the questions in a thorough manner, providing specific examples of concepts, topics for
each question.
? Ensure that your viewpoint and purpose are clearly stated.
? Demonstrate logical and appropriate transitions from one idea to another.
? Make sure to address the critical elements listed above and in the grading Rubric so you can
demonstrate your competence of the above outcomes you will be assessed on.
? Your paper should be highly organized, logical, and focused.
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Directions for submitting your Assignment
Be sure to respond to these questions using the critical elements listed in the Assignment Checklist and submit
your minimum 1 page response to the Unit 1 Assignment 1 Dropbox. This Assignment is due: Tuesday,
midnight ET.
MT217 Unit 1 Assignment 1: Writing Assignment
Content 16 pts.
Points
Possible
Points
Earned
Described in detail the goals for this unit. 4
Described how this unit will help with professional
development.
4
Discussed the three most important concepts learned from
the videos.
4
Explained how to use Excel and a financial calculator
assists with personal and career goals.
4
Analysis 12 pts.
Work demonstrates synthesis of concepts, research, and
experience.
4
Work demonstrates the student’s ability to tie relevant
information to real life applications.
4
Analysis exceeds basic comprehension to demonstrate
higher order thinking.
4
Writing 6 pts.
Correct use of APA 6th edition format; all sources used to
support the paper are referenced.
2
Sentences are clear, concise, and direct; tone is
appropriate.
2
Spelling, grammar, and punctuation are correct. 2
Total 34

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