This assessment accounts for 100% of your overall module grade. It is an individually written assignment of about 3000-3500 words (10% -/+) excluding appendices, to be submitted to LSS Business School on the deadline shown in the student portal with the appropriate cover note according to the guidelines given in the student handbook.
Your work is expected to be analytical and evaluative, consolidate on relevant theory and indicate a good level of application abilities. In order to complete this assignment you are required to select a company of your choice and identify the various stakeholders and their Interests on the company. You need to briefly explain how they can be managed effectively in the organisation using about 1000 words.
Then select another company that is listed in FTSE (or equivalent in your own country), and conduct an audit of the businesses current position, you are required to identify the business planning and current strategy used in the organisation with specific reference to performance analysis and utilisation of resources (Including International considerations) for competitive advantage and assess the financial position using a series of management accounting techniques for decision making.
Use about 1500 words in order to complete this. Using about 500-1000 words briefly explain the investment appraisal techniques that could be used by an organisation, and apply the techniques to conduct a investment appraisal for the following scenario 123 LTD is a clothing manufacturer operating in UK for more than 10 yrs, As a strategic decision to expand it’s operations, the company plans to set up a manufacturing unit in another country and produce designer clothing to sell in that country. Current interest rate is 10%, The options available are:
USA Running expenses is estimated to be £210K per annum and expected revenue is USD 700K per Annum An additional approval fee of £22K needs to be paid in advance to trade in the country annually.
France Running expenses is estimated to be £190K per annum and expected revenue is EURO 450K per Annum. An additional approval fee of £25K needs to be paid in advance to operate in the every yr. In addition a one off Royalty Fee of £25K needs to be paid despite of the operational years. Switzerland Running expenses is estimated to be £200K per annum and expected revenue is Swiss Francs 3800K per Annum, An additional License fee of £30K needs to be paid in advance to operate in the route for a yr. Given the controls in this country, any factory of this nature will need an inspection by the authorities every 3 yrs amounting to £70K per inspection. Cost of New machinery for this purpose in any country is £450K, Life time of the Machinery is 10 yrs and at the end of 5 yrs the machinery will attract, a residual value of £150K.
Any material that you will decide to use as a result of your research would need to be submitted at the back of your assignment in the form of an appendix to ensure that the tutor is also briefed to the same level as you, when assessing your work. Take great care and follow the wording below carefully, to ensure that you have covered all the requirements sufficiently, according to the given tasks below.