MPA751 Assignment 1 - MPA751 Written Assignment(Task 1-Trimester 2 2016 MPA751 FINANCIAL REPORTING AND ANALYSIS Assignment(Task 1 Trimester 2 2016 Due

MPA751 Assignment 1 - MPA751 Written Assignment(Task...

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MPA751 – Written Assignment (Task 1) -Trimester 2, 2016 MPA751 FINANCIAL REPORTING AND ANALYSIS Assignment (Task 1) - Trimester 2, 2016 Due Date: Thursday 11 th August 2016 by 11:59 pm (AEST 1 ) 1. Assignment task The assignment task aims to develop and consolidate students’ ability to understand and critically evaluate information contained in published annual reports, contextualising this knowledge within the global professional and economic environment. The task involves a detailed analysis of Wesfarmers annual report for the year 2015 and comparison with the preceding year. Your task is to write a report that contains: 1) An analysis and your comments on the company’s financial position including performance. 2) An analysis and your observations of risks identified within the report. This assignment is to be undertaken individually. The due date is 11 th August, 2016 by 11:59 pm (AEST). There will be no extensions of time granted unless there are exceptional circumstances and those are within the applicable rules for granting such extensions. Any material used in this assignment must be acknowledged and appropriately referenced. Please refer to the Unit Guide for more information on ‘referencing’ requirements. The reference list (using Harvard Referencing System) is not included in the total word count. If you include tables and figures these are also not included in the word count. An assignment with less than 6 appropriate prime reference sources (blogs, internet discussions and Wikipedia are NOT acceptable as references) which are under 5 years old is unlikely to have demonstrated enough research to form defendable conclusions and will not be awarded any marks on account of research work. Some marks are awarded for report format, structure, spelling, grammar, punctuation etc. The Division of Student Life at provides all students with editing assistance. Students who wish to take advantage of this service should plan ahead and contact the Division of Student Life in order to schedule a booking, well in advance of the due date of this assignment. 2. THE ASSIGNMENT STRUCTURE This assignment comprises 20% of the total assessment in MPA751. The word limit is 1500 words. Please refer to the attached rubric for allocation of marks. 1 Australian Eastern Standard Time. Page 1 of 7
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