Discussion Question #1
Cash Flows and Financial Forecast
Assume you are planning to start a new business that will sell innovative consumer products via an online store. You will be pitching your idea to potential investors with the goal of securing funding. Your investors are very savvy and want to review a well thought out financial forecast. Using the examples provided in Chapter 6, construct a hypothetical 5 year Cash Flow estimate including depreciation and tax-related amounts. Be sure to show your detailed calculations and document at least five key assumptions. Also, explain why cash flows occurring at different intervals should be adjusted for a common date in order to allow for a proper comparison.
Discussion Question #2
View the Capital Budgeting Lecture (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.video, which provides some factors that should be considered in capital budgeting considerations.
Imagine the producers of this video ask you to appear in the video to offer two additional considerations in capital budgeting decisions. One consideration must be quantitative (numeric). The other must be qualitative (non-numeric). Write a script to describe capital budgeting considerations that you think are important for managers to consider. Your script should be 200 to 250 words.