Effect:The increase of student enrolment in the data is the reason and we can determine this by identifying the increase as represented in the admission data book. Decision processThe process that must be taken before a major investment is undertaken by the company are as follow:The company should review the forecast for the previous year and predict the forecast for the upcoming year.The company should analyse the sales, income from the courses, net sales, expenses, total expenses and profit and loss. Identify staff required for new campuses Commence investigations new campuses in Brisbane and AdelaideProvide information sessions showcasing the College (existing campuses) Develop online learning for all coursesFit out new campus ready for intake in July. Conduct annual internal auditStaff performance reviewsUndertake scoping study for possible offshore campus.The company can also use the following secondary methods to gather information before investing. a.Assess the Current SituationHaving a clear understanding of an investor’s current situation in relation to where they want to be. That requires a thorough assessment of current assets, liabilities, cash flow and investments in light of the investor's most important goals. Goals need to be clearly defined and quantified so that the assessment can identify any gaps between the current investment strategy and the stated goals. b.Establish Investment ObjectivesEstablishing investment objectives centres on identifying the investor’s risk-return profile. Determining how much risk an investor is willing and able to assume, and how much volatility the investor can withstand, is key to formulating a portfolio strategy that can deliver the required returns with an acceptable level of risk.c.Determine Asset AllocationUsing the risk-return profile, an investor can develop an asset allocation strategy. Selecting from various asset classes and investment options, the investor can allocate assets in a way that achieves optimum diversification while targeting the expected returns. The investor can also assign percentages to various asset classes, including stocks, bonds, cash and alternative investments, based on an acceptable range of volatility for the portfolio.d.Select Investment OptionsInvestments are selected based on the parameters of the asset allocation strategy. The specific investment type selected depends in large part on the investor’s preference for active or passive management. An actively managed portfolio might include individual stocks and bonds if there are sufficient assets to achieve optimum diversification,e.Monitor, Measure and RebalancePage | 5
BSBINM601_Task 2_Q1_Business Expansion Briefing Report This includes monitoring the investments and measuring the portfolio’s performance relative to the benchmarks. It is necessary to report investment performance at regular intervals, typically quarterly, and to review the portfolio plan annually.