7101AFE Financial Accounting Theory and practice

7101AFE Financial Accounting Theory and practice

7101AFE Financial Accounting Theory and practice

Group assignment

This group assignment gives students with best opportunity to work with real business news and to apply the many concepts learned in the course to the news content. In this assessment, students need to work in a group and to create a single report form from a particular group. The group will contain two and four students in each group.

The value of this assignment is 18%. Students have to state the word length of their answer after each question. 5% leeway on the word limit and any extra violation will be penalized.

Students will need to read the Wikipedia article on VolksWagen emission scandal. You will find an actual case study in your assignments. We provide this case study for reference purpose only.

Requirements

1. Groups

Students are needed to organize themselves into two or three students groups in order to submit a joint assignment.

2. Analysis \ report    30 marks (18%)

1Q.  In your opinion, has VolksWagen (VW) breached its social contract? Take a position and justify your position with examples from the Wikipedia article. (Word limit: 500 words; 7 MARKS)

2Q. Consider the daily ordinary share price (in Euros) of VW over the period from 10 Sept 2015 to 6 Oct 2015. Why do you think the VW stock price reacted in the way it reacted during this period?  (Word limit: 350 words; 5 MARKS)

6/10/2015

106.90

5/10/2015

102.80

2/10/2015

101.15

1/10/2015

105.05

30/09/2015

104.95

29/09/2015

103.30

28/09/2015

107.10

25/09/2015

115.55

24/09/2015

118.90

23/09/2015

118.90

22/09/2015

111.20

21/09/2015

133.70

18/09/2015

161.35

17/09/2015

167.40

16/09/2015

167.50

15/09/2015

166.85

14/09/2015

165.50

11/09/2015

166.25

10/09/2015

166.90

3Q. Explain how the future earnings performance and financial position of VW would be affected as a result of the scandal. You need to be specific about which elements of the financial statements are likely to be affected and how. (Word limit: 300 words; 4 MARKS)

4Q.: Are there any earnings management incentives for VW in the future as a result of the emissions scandal? Explain. (Word limit: 250 words; 4 MARKS)

Note: marks reserved for the quality of communication and presentation and it contains 10 marks.

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