ACC 100 Complete Week DQ Latest-Strayer



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ACC 100 Complete Week DQ Latest-Strayer

ACC 100 Complete Week DQ Latest-Strayer


ACC 100 Week 1 Discussion Latest-Strayer

Week 1 DQ

Explain the major advantages of a business owner with minimal accounting experience maintaining the company’s book. Then explain the disadvantages.

Analyze the major impact to the users of accounting statements if the statements are prepared in error.

Provide support for your position.

ACC 100 Week 2 Discussion Latest-Strayer

Week 2 DQ

In your own words, explain the recording process and the accounting equation to someone who has no accounting experience.

Then, give your opinion on the elements or areas that might cause the most confusion or be the most difficult to grasp.

Provide support for your conclusion.

ACC 100 Week 3 Discussion Latest-Strayer

Week 3 DQ

Watch Accounting WITT’s video titled “Cash and Accrual – Conceptual”:

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Based on the video, explain two (2) advantages and two (2) disadvantages in using both the cash and the accrual basis of accounting.

Then, determine the one (1) that you believe provides the most useful financial information to users.

Identify at least two (2) types of businesses that would benefit by preparing financial statements using either the cash or accrual basis of accounting.

Justify your response.

ACC 100 Week 4 Discussion Latest-Strayer

Week 4 DQ

Identify and discuss the key steps in the closing process that provide the most opportunity to make mistakes in processing account transactions. Why did you select these steps and what makes them confusing?

Make at least two (2) recommendations for improving the accuracy and reliability of the information in the gaps that you have identified.

Justify your response.

ACC 100 Week 5 Discussion Latest-Strayer

Week 5 DQ

Watch BNET Video’s video titled “Modernizing Inventory Management” on modernizing inventories as used by Cole Hardware:

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Explain how Cole Hardware used technology to manage inventory and identify at least two (2) benefits of the use of this technology by the company.

ACC 100 Week 6 Discussion Latest-Strayer

Week 6 DQ

Use the Internet to research the annual report of at least one (1) merchandising company. Determine which costing method (Last In First Out [LIFO], First In First Out [FIFO], or weighted average cost) that is used to record inventory by your selected company.

Identify the three (3) primary advantages and three (3) primary disadvantages of using the costing method (LIFO, FIFO, and weighted average) that is used to record inventory.

Provide support for your response.

ACC 100 Week 7 Discussion Latest-Strayer

Week 7 DQ

Imagine you are a consultant hired to convert a manual accounting system to an automated system.

Suggest the key advantages and disadvantages of automating a manual accounting system.

Identify the most important step in the conversion process.

Provide a rationale for your response.

ACC 100 Week 8 Discussion Latest-Strayer

Week 8 DQ

Employee theft is a major problem in the U.S. retail industry. Information obtained from Security Info Watch reported that twenty three (23) major retailers alone apprehended over 1.1 million shoplifters and dishonest employees, and recovered more than $189 million from these thieves in 2012.

Watch J. Farrell’s video titled “Prevent Employee Theft in Your Business”:

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Analyzing the information contained in the video, identify at least four (4) internal controls effective in mitigating employee theft and / or fraud.

Provide at least two (2) examples of internal controls that could be implemented to reduce theft in the U.S. retail industry.

Provide support for your answer.

ACC 100 Week 9 Discussion Latest-Strayer

Week 9 DQ

Watch A. Mursau’s video titled “Accounts Receivable Bad Debt Expense (Direct Write Off Method Vs Allowance Method)”:

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Based on the information in the video, discuss the primary advantages and disadvantages of applying the direct write-off over the allowance method of writing off accounts. Take a position on whether or not estimating the allowance for doubtful accounts provides the opportunity to distorts gross income.

Provide support for your rationale.

ACC 100 Week 10 Discussion Latest-Strayer

Week 10 DQ

Use the Internet to research an annual report of a retail company.

Then, imagine you are an investor or creditor; suggest the ratios that you believe would provide an investor or creditor with the most important information needed to make accurate predictions about the company’s financial condition. When analyzing a company, is it more important to compare the ratios to competitors or to the company’s previous history?

Provide a rationale for your response.

Note: Students using the online discussion thread must provide a link or instructions to the researched report.

ACC 100 Week 11 Discussion Latest-Strayer

Week 11 DQ

Discuss the advantages of understanding accounting as it relates to your current or future position. (Consider careers in management, sales, business operations, finance, and business ownership.)