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In this report, you willdiscuss factors that may affect current and future performance of the WaltDisney Co. Based on what you know about the organization’s financial health andperformance, you will then forecast future performance of the company for eachof the next three years.

Prompt: After having evaluatedthe Walt Disney co. financial health, you should research and assess thecompany’s strategic priorities and behavior. You should investigate internalrisks and non-monetary factors that may affect current and future performanceand decisions. To justify your findings and projections, you will need to produceaccurate and relevant data tables, explaining how the numbers were informed byexisting information and modeling different scenarios.

IV. SuccessFactors and Risks. Use this section to discuss the factors that may affectcurrent and future performance. Specifically:

A. How do the organization’sfinancial and strategic priorities affect accounting procedures and businessdecisions? How might that affect business success? For example, is management growth-orientedor efficiency-oriented? What is the organization’s approach to risk and short-versus long-term planninghorizons?

B.How might the organization better capitalize on non-financial factors suchas market share, reputation, human resources, physical facilities, or patents? Support your responsewith relevant research and analysis.

C.What are the most significant internal risks to the company’s financialperformance? Give evidence to support your response. For example, is the company vulnerable totechnological changes or cyber-attacks? Loss of high-talent personnel?Production disruptions?

V Projections. Based on what you know about the organization’s financial healthand performance, forecast its future performance. In particular, youshould:

A. Project the organization’slikely consolidated financial performance for each of the next three years.Support your analysis with an appendix spreadsheet showing actual results forthe most recent year, along with your projections and assumptions. Remember,your supervisor is interested in fresh perspectives, so you should not justreplicate existing financial statements, but should add other relevantcalculations or disaggregations to help inform decisions.

B.Modify your projections for the coming year to show a best- and worst-casescenario, based on the potential success factors and risks you identified. Aswith your initial projections, support your analysis with an appendixspreadsheet, specifying your assumptions and including relevant calculationsand disaggregations beyond those in existing financial reports.

C.Discuss how your assumptions, forecasting methodology, and informationgaps affect your projections. Why are your projections appropriate? Forexample, are they consistent with the organization’s mission and priorities?Aggressive but achievable? How would changing your assumptions change yourprojections?

2-4 pages, APA style. 

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