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ACC 660 Final Project Milestone Two: Recommendations Guidelines and Rubric
Prompt: You will use the financial analysis interpretations and calculations from Milestone One, including feedback from your instructor, to complete Milestone
Two. In this assignment, you will analyze Starbucks?s annual report to identify investment patterns and comment on the company?s financial position. You will
then analyze the U.S. market to determine if it is a good decision to open an additional two locations in the Miami/Ft. Lauderdale, Florida area.
This assessment addresses the following course outcomes: Appraise decisions relating to investments, portfolio management, and acquisitions for improving the financial position of the company Case Study 1: Starbucks
II. Recommendations
A. Review the past three years of Starbucks?s annual reports and compare the investments, changes in portfolio management, and acquisitions and
disposal of assets. What patterns do you see emerging from your review?
B. Based on the review of the annual reports, are the investments improving the company?s financial position? Why or why not?
C. Management is interested in determining whether it is feasible to expand U.S. operations by 50 stores. Review the current U.S. market store
locations in the Miami/Ft. Lauderdale area and determine if two additional stores can be opened. What issues will need to be addressed
(including but not limited to competition, population, and pricing) regarding a decision to open the additional stores?
D. Assume it is not feasible to open additional stores in Miami/Ft. Lauderdale. What other Florida metropolitan area would you recommend to
management? Why? Guidelines for Submission: Your paper must be submitted as a 2- to 4-page Microsoft Word document with double spacing, 12-point Times New Roman font,
one-inch margins, and at least three sources cited in APA format.
Instructor Feedback: This activity uses an integrated rubric in Blackboard. Students can view instructor feedback in the Grade Center. For more information,
review these instructions.
Critical Element
Case Study 1:
Recommendations:
Annual Reports Exemplary (100%)
Meets ?Proficient? criteria and
uses concrete examples to
substantiate claims Proficient (90%)
Compares the investments,
changes in portfolio
management, and acquisitions
and disposal of assets and
discusses emerging patterns Needs Improvement (70%)
Compares the investments,
changes in portfolio
management, and acquisitions
and disposal of assets but does
not discuss emerging patterns Not Evident (0%)
Does not compare the
investments, changes in
portfolio management, and
acquisitions and disposal of
assets Value
25 Case Study 1:
Recommendations:
Improving Meets ?Proficient? criteria and
uses concrete examples to
substantiate claims Case Study 1:
Recommendations:
Expand Meets ?Proficient? criteria and
offers possible solutions for the
issues identified Case Study 1:
Recommendations:
Recommend Meets ?Proficient? criteria and
recommendation is well
supported with concrete
evidence
Submission is free of errors
related to citations, grammar,
spelling, syntax, and
organization and is presented in
a professional and easy-to-read
format Articulation of
Response Assesses whether or not the
investments are improving the
company?s financial position
based on the review of the
annual reports
Determines if two stores can be
opened and describes issues
regarding decision to open
additional stores
Recommends an alternative
Florida metropolitan area in
which to open additional stores
and defends decision
Submission has no major errors
related to citations, grammar,
spelling, syntax, or organization Assesses whether or not the
investments are improving the
company?s financial position
but does not base this on the
review of the annual reports
Determines if two stores can be
opened but does not describe
issues regarding decision to
open additional stores
Recommends an alternative
Florida metropolitan area in
which to open additional stores
but does not defend decision
Submission has major errors
related to citations, grammar,
spelling, syntax, or organization
that negatively impact
readability and articulation of
main ideas Does not assess whether or not
the investments are improving
the company?s financial position 25 Does not determine if two
stores can be opened 20 Does not recommend an
alternative Florida metropolitan
area to open additional stores 20 Submission has critical errors
related to citations, grammar,
spelling, syntax, or organization
that prevent understanding of
ideas 10 Total 100%