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Every project under goes life cycle, in your view where in the five-phase life cycle of a project do you think the most failures occur? Defend your answer.

Answer #1

Why do you think the Project life cycle is often depicted as
starting slow, peaking and then dropping back down at the end? What
does this mean?

1.Define economic growth.
2,List the phases of the business cycle.
3.In which phase of the business cycle is unemployment at its
highest? Where in the business cycle is it the lowest?
4.In which phase of the business cycle is inflation a possible
problem?
5.Give two definitions of recession.
6.A good that is produced but not sold is still counted in GDP
using the expenditure approach to computing GDP. Do you agree or
disagree with this statement? Explain your answer.

2. Consider the technological adoption life cycle. Investigate
companies in your country and determine where they are on the
lifecycle and why you have placed them at this point (30MARKS)

Based on your understanding of Alikay’s position in the product
life cycle and expected sales volume: • Which production method do
you think Alikay is using for the Black Soap Shampoo? Explain your
rationale.

A project under consideration costs $750,000, has a five-year
life and has no salvage value. Depreciation is Straight-Line to
zero and the Tax Rate is 34 percent. Sales are projected at 500
units per year. Price per unit is $2,500, Variable Cost per unit is
$1,500, and Fixed Costs are $100,000 per year. Suppose you think
that the unit sales, price, variable cost, and fixed cost
projections given here are accurate to within 10 percent either
way. What is the...

You are considering a new product launch. The project will cost
$1,232,500, have a five-year life, and have no salvage value;
depreciation is straight-line to zero. Sales are projected at 310
units per year; price per unit will be $19,300, variable cost per
unit will be $15,800, and fixed costs will be $329,000 per year.
The required return on the project is 13 percent, and the relevant
tax rate is 35 percent.
Based on your experience, you think the unit...

Given the following attributes of an investment project with a
five-year life: investment outlay, year 0, $8,700; after-tax cash
inflows, year 1, $930; year 2, $1,070; year 3, $3,200; year 4,
$3,500; and year 5, $4,900. (a) Use the built-in NPV function of
Excel to estimate the NPV of this project. Assume an after-tax
discount rate of 11.0% (b) Estimate the payback period, in years,
for this project under the assumption that cash inflows occur
evenly throughout the year. (Round...

Ursus, Inc., is considering a project that would have a
five-year life and would require a $775,000 investment in
equipment. At the end of five years, the project would terminate
and the equipment would have no salvage value. The project would
provide net operating income each year as follows (Ignore income
taxes.): Sales $ 1,900,000 Variable expenses 1,300,000 Contribution
margin 600,000 Fixed expenses: Fixed out-of-pocket cash expenses $
350,000 Depreciation 155,000 505,000 Net operating income $ 95,000
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Your boss asked you to evaluate a project with an infinite life.
Sales and costs project to $1,000 and $500 per year, respectively.
(Assume sales and costs occur at the end of the year [i.e., profit
of $500 at the end of year one]). There is no depreciation and the
tax rate is 21 percent. The real required rate of return is 10
percent. The inflation rate is 4 percent and is expected to be 4
percent forever. Sales and...

Think of an incident
in your life where you or someone you knew did something they
should not have done where someone was hurt financially, or an
incident where you were hurt financially. Write a short history of
what happened and then take the position of a fraud examiner who
was put in place of investigating the incident and describe the
important steps they would have had to do in relation to that
examination.

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