Q1. How does risk impact decision-making? List the types of risk that impact business decision
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Q1. How does risk impact decision-making? List the types of risk that impact business decision-making and provide suitable examples for each type of risk in the context of an organization.
Note: Your answer must include suitable examples for each type of risk. (Week 2, Chapter 1)
They’re 4 types of risk:
- Financial risk 2- operational risk no 3- Strategic risk
Q2. Suppose that you are working in a company as a cost manager that is making a single product. Determine the following values of your own for this product: (3 Marks)
- Selling price per unit
- Variable cost per unit
- Fixed cost
- Target profit for next year
After determining the values for the above, find out:
a)Break-even point in units.
b)Break-even point in sales value.
c)Units needed to reach target pretax profit (as decided by you in your example).
d)Sales value required to reach target pretax profit (as decided by you in your example).
Note: You are required to assume values of your own and they should not be copied from any sources. (Week 4, Chapter 3)
Q3. Critically analyze the differences between the “Account Analysis Method” and the “Two-Point Method” of estimating a cost function. Provide suitable examples for each method by assuming the values of your own. (3 Marks) (Week 3, Chapter 2)
Q4. Referring to the concept of job costing in the manufacturing sector, identify how you will record the following journal entries: (3 Marks)
- When raw materials are received.
- When raw materials are sent to the factory floor.
- When labor costs are incurred.
- When a job is completed.
- When a job is shipped to a customer.
Note: You must assume significant values for each transaction of your own and prepare the journal entries for each case. (Week 5, Chapter 5)