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La Trobe University
Semester 1 Assessment Period 2020
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Subject code: ACC1AIS Paper number: 1
Reading time: 30 minutes minutes
Writing time: 240 minutes minutes
Number of pages: 11 (including cover sheet)

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☐ Albury-Wodonga ☐ Bendigo ☒ Bundoora ☐ City ☐ Mildura ☐ Shepparton ☒ Sydney

Instructions to candidates:

1. The examination consists of seven (7) questions, some questions have multiple parts.
2. The examination is marked out of 60. The exam is worth 60% of your final mark.
3. Candidates should attempt all the questions.
4. Questions 1 to 4 must be attempted using the Xero accounting software platform.
5. All answer files must be submitted to the Turnitin on the subject’s LMS.

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SCHEDULE OF MARKING
Please do not write on this page.
This is intended for the calculation of your marks by examiners.
RESULTS

Question Marks
Possible
Marks
Allocated
1 13
2 8
3 4
4 3
5 6
6 15
7 11
Total 60

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Question 1 – Inventories 13 marks
Journal entries – Perpetual inventory system/GST
The Business for which you will be working on in this Exam using the XERO software is a retailer of electronic
appliances that commenced business on 1st March 2020. You will be recording transactions for the month of March
2020.
Use XERO to establish a business that is titled as Question 1, Student ID Number and your Name as the Business
name (e.g. Question1_1234567_Alireza_Vafaei) and record one-month inventory transactions.
The business uses the perpetual inventory system and FIFO inventory cost flow method. On 1st March the company
commenced business with the following ledger balances:

Account Name Balance $
Cash at Bank $350,000
Capital $350,000

The business buys and sells electronic appliances at prices described below. All prices include GST.

Item Code Item Buy Price (Incl. GST) Sell Price (Incl. GST)
WM Washing Machine $585 $933
MO Microwave Oven $468 $737
RE Refrigerator $1,375 $2,245
DW Dishwasher $849 $1,199
AC Air Conditioner $632 $857
ST Smart TV $1,495 $2,395
DC Desktop Computer $929 $1,359

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During March the following transactions occurred.

Mar. 1 Purchased 30 Washing Machines, 20 Dishwashers and 15 Air Conditioners from
Fishery Washers for cash.
Mar. 2 Paid freight of $209 to Fast Delivery Ltd on purchase from Fishery Washers.
Mar. 2 Purchased 16 Desktop Computers and 21 Smart TV from Storetech Ltd on accounts,
terms n/30.
Mar. 4 Returned 1 Desktop Computer and 3 Smart TVs to Storetech Ltd and received credit
of $5,414 including GST.
Mar. 9 Sold 12 Washing Machines and 5 Air Conditioners to Jacks Laundry on accounts,
terms 3/15 or n/30.
Mar. 10 Granted credit of $2,723 including GST to Jacks Laundry for the return of 2 Washing
Machines and 1 Air Conditioner.
Mar. 13 Purchased 23 Microwave Ovens, 17 Dishwashers and 12 Refrigerators from Ultra
Clean Energy Suppliers on accounts, terms n/30.
Mar. 18 Paid Storetech Ltd the balance due to settle the accounts.
Mar. 21 Received payment from Jacks Laundry for settlement of account less discount.
Mar. 27 Sold 8 Smart TVs, 10 Microwave Ovens and 2 Refrigerators to Lyndale Primary School
on accounts, terms n/30. Lyndale Primary School paid 20% deposit and agreed to pay
the outstanding balance on 12th April 2020.

Required
Record the March inventory transactions in the xero software.
Once all the transactions have been entered into the xero software then attach the Journal Report from 1 March
to 31 March 2020 in PDF format.
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Question 2 – Accounting for Current Assets 8 marks
Run an Aged Receivables report as at 31 March 2020 and you will be using this data to answer the following
questions.
Use XERO to establish a business that is titled as Question 2, Student ID Number and your Name as the Business
name (e.g. Question2_1234567_Alireza_Vafaei) and record one-month inventory transactions.
Required
a) Assume that the business uses the allowance-method for accounting for bad debts and decides to
estimate its bad debts expense based on 6% of the Accounts Receivable. Use the journal entry screen and
prepare the journal entry required to bring in the required allowance for doubtful debts as at 31 March
2020.
b) Prepare the adjusting journal entry on 31 March 2020 required to bring in the required allowance for
doubtful debts assuming the Allowance for Doubtful Debts has a credit balance of $365.50 at 29 February
2020.
c) Assume the same facts as in part (b), except that there is a debit balance of $180.30 in the Allowance for
Doubtful Debts at 29 February 2020. Prepare the journal entry on 31 March 2020 required to bring in the
required allowance for doubtful debts.
d) Assume that the business writes-off bad debts amounting to $489.50 including GST and estimates an
allowance for doubtful debts of 7% of Accounts Receivable is required at 30 April 2020. Prepare the journal
entry required to bring in the required allowance for doubtful debts for next month at 30 April 2020 after
the bad debts have been written off.
Once all the transactions have been entered into the Xero software then attach the Journal Report from 1 March
to 30 April 2020 in PDF format.
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Question 3 – Accounting for Non-Current Assets 4 marks
Use Xero to establish a business that is titled as Question 3, Student ID Number and your Name as the Business
name (e.g. Question3_1234567_Alireza_Vafaei) and record one-month inventory transactions.
Required
a) The business purchased office fittings costing $48,950 including GST from Light Fixtures Ltd on 8th March
2020 and paid for it by using the bank account. It is expected to have a residual value of $3,000 at the end of
its useful life of 10 years. The business uses the straight-line method to calculate its depreciation.
i. Use the journal entry screen to record the asset purchase on 8th March 2020.
ii. Create the month end journal entry to record the depreciation expense on the Office Fittings for March.
b) The business also purchases a Computer Server from Digital World on 11th March 2020 which is to be used
for the business. The total expenditure on the Computer Server amounted to $12,430 including GST and was
paid from the bank account. The estimated useful life of the Computer Server is 6 years and will be worth
$2,800 at the end of the 6 years. Computer is depreciated using the diminishing balance method and the
rate of depreciation is 21%. The Computer Server was sold for $11,440 including GST on 28th March 2020.
i. Use the journal entry to record the purchase of the computer on 11th March 2020.
ii. Record the journal entry for the sale of the Computer Server on 28th March 2020.
Once all the transactions have been entered into the xero software then attach the Journal Report from 1 March
to 31 March 2020 in PDF format.
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Question 4 – Accounting for Liabilities 3 marks
The business borrows $550,000 from NAB Bank on 3rd March 2020 to finance the Store Building to be used for the
retail business. The loan is a 7-year secured business loan, with an interest rate of 8.5% per annum and monthly
repayments of $8,830 recorded on the 25th of each month. Therefore, interest is charged to the loan monthly on 25th
of each month and payments of $8,830 will be made monthly on the 25th day of each month. The loan is an GST
exempt transaction.
Use Xero to establish a business that is titled as Question 4, Student ID Number and your Name as the Business
name (e.g. Question4_1234567_Alireza_Vafaei) and record one-month inventory transactions.
Required
1. Use the journal entry screen to record proceeds from a business loan you received from the NAB Bank on
3rd March 2020.
2. Create a journal entry to record the monthly loan payment and the interest paid at 25th March 2020.
3. Create the month end journal entry to accrue the interest payable on the loan for March.
(Make sure you create all the necessary accounts required).
Once all the transactions have been entered into the Xero software then attach the Journal Report from 1 March
to 31 March 2020 in PDF format.
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Question 5 – Inventories 6 marks
Assume you are opening a new store. To finance the business, you need a $500 000 loan, and your banker requires a
set of forecasted financial statements. Assume you are preparing the statements and must make some decisions
about how to do the accounting for the business.
Required
1. Which type of inventory system will you use for better inventory management? Perpetual or periodic?
Give your reason.
2. How often do you plan to do a physical count of inventory on hand? What will the physical count
accomplish? You are required to justify the frequency of physical stocktake.
3. Inventory costs are rising. Which inventory costing method would have the effect of maximising net
profit? Explain.
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Question 6 – Internal Control and Governance 15 marks
The following purchase order (Figure 6.1) was sent by Giddy Up Pty Ltd to Stable Supplies Ltd. The second copy of
the purchase order (Figure 6.2) from Giddy Up was sent to the receiving department and was stamped and signed
when the goods were received.
Required
a) Identify and explain four control features that are followed in the purchase order sent to the vendor
(Figure 6.1).
b) Identify and explain four control features that are followed in the Copy of purchase order routed to the
receiving department (Figure 6.2).
c) Discuss four advantages of those control features followed in the purchase order sent to the vendor
(Figure 6.1).
d) Discuss four advantages of those control features followed in the copy of purchase order routed to the
receiving department (Figure 6.2).
e) What controls could have been present when the purchase requisition details (not shown) were entered
into the computer and the purchase order generated? Discuss two controls that should have been followed
when purchase requisition entered into the computer.
Figure 6.1 Purchase order sent to vendor
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Figure 6.2 Copy of purchase order routed to the receiving department
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Question 7 – Reporting & Analysing Equity 11 marks
Dianaton Ltd is considering a risky investment in offshore drilling. To finance the ongoing working capital needs of
the project over 15 years, $10 million will be needed if it continues to be successful. Several suggestions for finance
have been put before the board of directors:
1. Issue more shares to the public or by private placement.
2. Borrow the required cash.
3. Establish another company (in which Dianaton Ltd will be the only shareholder) and use that company to borrow
the money, relying on the limited liability principle if the project fails.
Assume that the expected returns on ordinary shareholders’ equity are the same for all options.
Required
a) How should Dianaton Ltd’s board of directors rank the first two options? Identify and explain two factors that the
board of directors require to consider when making decision about the first two options.
b) What are the advantages and disadvantages of the third option? Should the board undertake the third option?
Consider multiple stakeholders in your answer.
End of Examination Paper

Assessment TaskUnit Name: Strategic Information Systems

Assessment TaskUnit Name: Strategic Information Systems …

Assessment Task
Unit Name: Strategic Information Systems for Business and Enterprise
The questions to be answered are:

Question 1
[Words Limit: Up to 300 words.]

[7 Marks]

ABC Limited is a manufacturing firm with a workforce of more than 100 employees. Mr Peter has recently joined the firm as the account payable clerk. Miss Emma is the accounting department head, and she is concerned about the cash disbursement system. Therefore, she has asked Mr Peter to analyse the firm's cash disbursement system and identify the internal control weaknesses from the system. Following is the description of the cash disbursement system.
In the temporary file, the account payable clerk receives the supplier's invoice and reconciles it with the purchase order. The accounts payable clerk records the purchase in the purchases journal from the clerk's computer terminal and records the liability by adding a record to accounts payable subsidiary ledger. The clerk then updates the inventory control and accounts payable control accounts in the general ledger. The purchases order and invoice are later filed in the department.
Each day, the clerk visually searches the accounts payable subsidiary ledger from the computer terminal for invoices that are due to be paid. The clerk prepares the cheque and records it in the digital cheque register. The negotiable portion of the cheque is mailed to the supplier, and a cheque copy is filed. The clerk then closes the liability in the accounts payable subsidiary ledger and updates the accounts payable control and cash accounts in the general ledger.
Required: Analyse the internal control weakness in the system.

Question 2:
[Words Limit: Up to 500 words.]

[11 Marks]

XYZ Limited is a clothing wholesaler that sells the name-brand clothing to department stores and boutique dress shops. Figure on Page No 4 describes the credit sales procedures of XYZ Limited. In particular, the Figure describes different business activities of four departments, including (1) Sales Department, (2) Accounting Department, (3) Warehouse/Shipping, and (4) Mailroom. Further, these activities are elaborated below.
The sales department received the customer orders by fax and email. You should be aware that these sales orders are usually unstandardised sales order (recall our discussion on the revenue

cycle during the interactive tutorial for week 4). The salesclerk, who works on commission, performs the following tasks:
• approves the credit sales,
• calculates commission and discounts, and
• records the sales in the sales journal from the PC in the sales department.
After entering these records, the salesclerk then prepares three documents, including (1) a sales order, (2) a customer invoice, and (3) a packing slip. These documents are forwarded to the department of accounting for further processing.
The accounting clerks received these documents and updates the account receivable subsidiary ledger. After updating this subsidiary ledger, the accounting clerk forwards the invoice to the customer. According to the prevailing standards, the accounting clerk forwards the sales order and packing slip to the warehouse/shipping department. Based on this given information, the warehouse/shipping clerk arranges the inventory and sends the inventory along with the packing slip to the carrier for shipment to the customer. Finally, the clerk updates the inventory subsidiary ledger and files the sales order in the department.
Cash receipts from customers go to the mailroom, which has one supervisor overseeing 32 employees performing similar tasks:
• a clerk opens the envelope containing the customer check and remittance advice,
• inspects the check for completeness,
• reconciles it with the remittance advice, and
• sends the remittance advice and check to the accounting department.
The accounting department clerk reviews the remittance advice and the checks, updates the AR subsidiary ledger, and records the cash receipts journal's cash receipt. At the end of the day, the clerk updates the AR control, cash, and sales accounts in the general ledger to reflect the ' 'day's sales and cash receipts.
Required:
a) Describe the uncontrolled risk associated with this system as it is currently designed.
[5 Marks. Word Limit: Up to 200 words]
b) For each risk, describe the specific internal control weakness (s) in the system that causes or contributes to the risk.
[6 Marks. Word Limit: Up to 300 words]

Question 3: [7 Marks]
[Words Limit: Up to 400 words.]
a) During the Week 2 Interactive Tutorials, we discussed the role of an active board of 'directors' audit committee from different aspects. In the light of that discussion, explain the importance of an active board of 'directors' audit committee to an organisation.
[3 Marks. Words Limit: Up to 200 words]
b) The given system flowchart elaborates the business activities involved in different departments, including (1) Sales Department, (2) Accounting Department, (3) Warehouse, (4) Shipping Department, and (5) Billing Department. The bottom part of this Figure indicates that the Sales Department sends the sales invoice to the Billing Department. Here, it is assumed that this sales invoice only contains non-financial information. For instance, the customer and quantity details. We have discussed the control weakness and the risk associated with these control weaknesses during the Week 4 interactive tutorials. Based on these control weaknesses and the associated risk, what types of frauds are possible in this business environment.
[4 Marks. Word Limit: Up to 200 words]

Question 4: [7 Marks]
[Words Limit: Up to 300 words.]
After finishing your accounting degree, you joined an accounting firm. This is a medium-size accounting firm with a reasonable range of clients. You are in an engagement meeting with one of your clients, and your client's management raises some concerns. In particular, the management is concerned that the audit tests that you perform will disrupt operations. Your client has recently implemented a data warehouse. The management suggests that you draw the data for analytical reviews and substantive testing from the data warehouse instead of the operational database. Further, the management points out that operational data are copied weekly into the data warehouse, and all data you need are contained there.
Required: Based on the given scenario, outline your response to the management's proposal and mention any concerns you might have.

Question 5:
[Words Limit: Up to 500 words.]

[11 Marks]

Part (a).
The flowchart on Page No 7 illustrates the business activities of four departments, including (1) Production Planning and Control, (2) Work Centres, (3) Inventory Control, and (4) Cost Accounting. Examine these activities and determine any control threats. In particular, discuss the control problems, the possible dangers, and any corrective procedures you would recommend.
[7 Marks. Word Limit: Up to 300 words]

Part (b).
There is an ongoing debate on the elimination of receiving functions. One strand of accountants argues that the receiving department should be eliminated. Conversely, another strand of accountants is in favour of receiving department. Discuss the objective of eliminating the receiving function. Also, discuss the accounting and audit problems need to be resolved.
[4 Marks. Word Limit: Up to 200 words]
Question 6: [7 Marks]
[Words Limit: Up to 350 words.]
After finishing Bachelor of Commerce, Miss Emma completed her Master of Computer Sciences (MCS) and started her career as a network engineer in XYZ Limited, Melbourne. She worked for six months in XYZ Limited. Unfortunately, she was fired from the firm last year. Due to the competitive market conditions, she could not find any position as a network engineer.
In 2018, she moved to Brisbane in search of a job. She was desperately working for the job when one of her roommates informed her about a vacant position for the post of account payable clerk in the ABC Limited. Miss Emma was successful in her interview, and she joined the ABC Limited as

an account payable clerk. However, she did not disclose her technology background. Early on, Miss Emma established a reputation as a hard-working, enthusiastic, and reliable employee. She often works late and is dedicated to doing an excellent job. Her late-night presence in the company became a common occurrence that was at first appreciated by her boss, and then virtually went unnoticed. Overall, Miss Emma is considered the most hard-working employee of the company.
While working late, Miss Emma used her computer skills to install a sniffer program on the intranet to capture employee IDs and passwords. This information was beneficial for Miss Emma since she could play many roles and establish herself as a vendor, receiving clerk, cash disbursement clerk, and general ledger clerk. With this authority and her legitimate role of AP clerk, Miss Emma implemented a vendor fraud scheme, which she has been perpetrating for over a year for $150,000 to ABC Limited.
Required: Describe the controls that could have prevented Miss Emma from perpetrating this fraud.

Assessment Task – Tutorial QuestionsUnit Name: Managerial

Assessment Task – Tutorial QuestionsUnit Name: Managerial …

Assessment Task – Tutorial Questions
Unit Name: Managerial Accounting
The questions to be answered are:
Question 1 – (11 marks)
Ola Ltd, which uses a job costing system, had two jobs in process at the start of the year: Job L1 ($68,000) and Job L2 ($30 000). The following information is available:
i) The company applies manufacturing overhead on the basis of machine hours. Budgeted overhead and machine activity for the year were anticipated to be $1,000,000 and 25,000 hours, respectively.
ii) The company worked on three jobs during the first quarter (i.e. from 1 January to 31 March). Direct materials used, direct labour incurred and machine hours consumed were as shown in the following table:
Job numbers Direct material Direct labour Machine hours
L1 $15,000 $30,000 900
L2 – 33,000 1,600
L3 45,000 65,000 2,000
iii) Manufacturing overhead incurred during the first quarter was $215,000.
iv) Ola Ltd completed Job L1 and Job L2 during the first quarter. Job L2 was sold on credit, producing a profit of $30,000 for the company.
Required:
a) Calculate the company’s predetermined overhead rate. (2 marks)
b) Calculate manufacturing overhead applied to production for the first quarter. (2 marks)
c) Determine the cost of jobs completed in the first quarter. (5 marks)
d) Determine the cost of the jobs still in process at the end of the first quarter. (2 marks)
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Question 2 – (7 marks)
Dream Limited manufactures ice cream. The company employs a process costing system for its manufacturing operations. All direct materials are added at the beginning of the process and conversion costs are incurred uniformly throughout the process. The company’s production quantity schedule for January is as follow:
Unit (tubs)
Work in process on 1 January (55% complete as to conversion) 8,000
Units started during January 11,000
Total units to account for 19,000
Units from beginning work in process, which were completed and
transferred out during January 8,000
Unit started and completed in January 6,000
Work in process on 31 January (35% complete as to conversion) 5,000
Total units to account for 19,000
Required:
a) Calculate each of the following amounts:
i. Equivalent units of direct material during January. Use the FIFO method. (1.5 marks)
ii. Equivalent units of conversion during January. Use the FIFO method. (1.5 marks)
iii. Equivalent units of direct material during January. Use the weighted average method. (1 mark)
iv. Equivalent units of conversion during January. Use the weighted average method.
(1 mark)
b) Explain the major difference between weighted average and FIFO method in process costing systems (2 marks).
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Question 3 (7 marks)
North-South Pole Company produces two products, a jacket suitable for adventure-seeking people (Spirit) and a jacket for less-adventurous people (Companion).
Production and Sales per year
Direct labour
Direct labour cost
Estimated annual manufacturing overhead Direct materials
Breakdown of overhead rates
20,000 units (Spirit) & 5,000 units (Companion)
3.5 hours per unit (both)
$32.00 per hour
$285,000
$180 per unit (both)
Activity Cost Pools Estimated Expected Use of Cost Drivers Activity Based
Overhead per Activity Overhead Rates
Machine set-up $ 40,000 200 $? per set-up
Sewing $135,000 37,500 machine hours (MH) $? per MH
Inspection $ 25,000 1000 $? per inspection
The breakdown between the two products for assigning overheads are as follows:
Product No. of Set-ups Sewing Inspections
Spirit 105 23,500 500
Companion 95 14,000 500
Required:
From the following information, calculate the unit costs for “Spirit” and “Companion” using both the traditional method of costing (i.e. manufacturing overhead rate is based on units produced), and Activity based Costing. (7 marks)
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Question 4 – (7 marks)
Wattle Limited has two divisions: Industry and Consumer. The Industry Division transfers partially completed components to the Consumer Division at a predetermined transfer price. The Industry Division’s standard variable production cost per unit is $500. This division could sell all its components to outside buyers at $650 per unit in a perfectly competitive market.
The Consumer Division has a special offer of $740 for its product. The Consumer Division incurs variable costs of $260 in addition to the transfer price for the Industry Division’s components. Both Industry and Consumer divisions currently have spare production capacity.
Required:
a) Determine a transfer price using the general transfer pricing rule. (2 marks)
b) Assume that the transfer price has been set at $530, is the Consumer Division manager likely to want to accept or reject the special offer? Why? (3 marks)
c) Is the decision in the best interests of Wattle Limited as a whole? Explain. (2 marks)
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Question 5 – (11 marks)
You are the chief financial analyst of Hercules Manufacturing Limited. The company manufactures bowls and has been planning to aggressively expand its sales into the Middle Eastern markets. You have been tasked to analyse its reports using CVP and provide explanations to the Director, Tierra Muller.
The operating statement relating to the month ended September 30, 2019 of Hercules Manufacturing Limited is as follows:
$’000 $’000
Sales (22,000 units) 3,300
Direct materials 726
Direct labour 374
Production overheads 798
Total 1,898
Gross profit 1,402
Selling overheads 1,042
Net profit 360
The variable production overheads were $9 per unit while the variable selling overheads were $11 per unit.
Required:
a) Calculate the contribution margin per unit. (1.5 marks)
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b) Calculate the breakeven sales in units, and provide one explanation on the usefulness of breakeven sales information. (2.5 marks)
c) Calculate the margin of safety in dollars and provide one explanation on the usefulness of margin of safety information. (2.5 marks)
d) The company has a capacity of 30,000 units per year. Management is not happy with the financial performance for the last year, and one course of action for the coming year were proposed in the recent management meeting:
• The sales manager believed that unit volume would increase by 30% with the incurrence of $200,000 on advertising.
Prepare a CVP income statement for the alternative (showing columns for totals only). Would you recommend this alternative and why? (3 marks)
e) The company has a target net income of $750,000. Assume additional advertising costs will be incurred, what is the required sales in dollars for the company to meet its target? (1.5 marks)
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Question 6 – (7 marks)
Heath Production manufactures chairs. Several weeks ago, the company received an enquiry from Rose Limited. Rose wants to market a foldable chair similar to one of Heath’s, and has offered to purchase 11 000 units if the offer can be completed in three months. The cost data for Heath’s foldable chair is as follow:
Direct material $16.40
Direct labour (0.125 @ $36 per hour) 4.50
Total manufacturing overhead 20.00
Total $40.90
The normal selling price of Heath’s foldable chair is $53.00. However, Rose has offered Heath only $31.50 because of the large quantity it is willing to purchase. Rose requires a modification of the design that will allow a $4.20 reduction in direct material cost.
The production manager of Heath notes that the company will incur $7400 in additional setup costs and will have to purchase a $4800 special equipment to manufacturing the units for Rose. The equipment will be discarded once the special order is completed.
Total manufacturing overhead costs are applied to production at the rate of $40 per machine hour. The figure is based, in part, on budgeted annual fixed overhead of $1 500 000 and planned production activity of 60 000 machine hours (5000 hours per month).
Rose will allocate $3600 of existing fixed administrative costs to the order as “part of the cost of doing business”.
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Required:
a) Which of the data above should be ignored in making the special order decision? For what reason?
(1 mark)
b) Assume that Heath’s present sales will not be affected by the special order, should the order be accepted from the financial point of view? Show calculation. (4 marks)
c) Assume that Heath’s current production activity 80 per cent of planned machine hours, can the company accept the order and meet Rose’s deadline? Explain. (2 marks)
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Identify a good or service that you are familiar with and have utilized. It could be related to your work or perhaps a product that you are familiar with from home use. Research the current state of i Identify a good or service that you are familiar with and have utilized. It could be related to your work or perhaps a product that you are familiar with from home use. Research the current state of international trade for that product. Propose an additional country for international expansion. Present your recommendations with a PowerPoint presentation. The presentation should include the items listed below.  Compose a graph or pie chart that illustrates the current and recent historical status of trade between the domestic country and the country identified for international expansion. This should be an original graph, not one that is found and copied/pasted. Explain the sources of comparative advantage for the domestic production versus the country identified for international expansion. Compare the gains from specialization versus the potential for increasing opportunity costs when expanding production to serve the new country. Your PowerPoint presentation must be at least 10 slides in length, not counting the title and reference slides, and it must include either an audio recording for each slide or speaker notes that detail the information located on each slide. You must use at least three academic resources in your presentation. Adhere to APA Style when creating citations and references for this assignment. APA formatting, however, is not necessary. Show more

Identify a good or service that you are familiar with and have utilized. It could be related to your …

Identify a good or service that you are familiar with and have utilized. It could be related to your work or perhaps a product that you are familiar with from home use. Research the current state of international trade for that product. Propose an additional country for international expansion. Present your recommendations with a PowerPoint presentation. The presentation should include the items listed below. 

  • Compose a graph or pie chart that illustrates the current and recent historical status of trade between the domestic country and the country identified for international expansion. This should be an original graph, not one that is found and copied/pasted.
  • Explain the sources of comparative advantage for the domestic production versus the country identified for international expansion.
  • Compare the gains from specialization versus the potential for increasing opportunity costs when expanding production to serve the new country.

Your PowerPoint presentation must be at least 10 slides in length, not counting the title and reference slides, and it must include either an audio recording for each slide or speaker notes that detail the information located on each slide. You must use at least three academic resources in your presentation. Adhere to APA Style when creating citations and references for this assignment. APA formatting, however, is not necessary.

In “What Was Volkswagen Thinking?,” Jerry Useem (2016) presents Diane Vaughan’s theory of the normalization of deviance and includes a variety of corporate examples that demonstrate the effect of her In “What Was Volkswagen Thinking?,” Jerry Useem (2016) presents Diane Vaughan’s theory of the normalization of deviance and includes a variety of corporate examples that demonstrate the effect of her theory.In your response, briefly explain Vaughan’s theory. Explain how this type of communication within one of the organizations (Ford Motor Company, NASA, B.F. Goodrich, and Volkswagen) altered the behavior of the employees.Your response should be at least 500 words in length. Here is the link: Useem, J. (2016). What was Volkswagen thinking? The Atlantic Monthly, 317(1), 26-28. Retrieved from https://libraryresources.columbiasouthern.edu/login?url=http://search.proquest.com.libraryresources.c olumbiasouthern.edu/docview/1759008356?accountid=33337 Show more

In “What Was Volkswagen Thinking?,” Jerry Useem (2016) presents Diane Vaughan’s theory …

In “What Was Volkswagen Thinking?,” Jerry Useem (2016) presents Diane Vaughan’s theory of the normalization of deviance and includes a variety of corporate examples that demonstrate the effect of her theory.In your response, briefly explain Vaughan’s theory. Explain how this type of communication within one of the organizations (Ford Motor Company, NASA, B.F. Goodrich, and Volkswagen) altered the behavior of the employees.Your response should be at least 500 words in length.

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Useem, J. (2016). What was Volkswagen thinking? The Atlantic Monthly, 317(1), 26-28. Retrieved from https://libraryresources.columbiasouthern.edu/login?url=http://search.proquest.com.libraryresources.c olumbiasouthern.edu/docview/1759008356?accountid=33337

Chapter 4 – Mini Case, page 147. “Is body language protected activity?” Answer the following questions: a) Create a list of possible reasons that the nurses were fired. b) Determine whether each reaso Chapter 4 – Mini Case, page 147. “Is body language protected activity?” Answer the following questions: a) Create a list of possible reasons that the nurses were fired. b) Determine whether each reason is protected by Section 7. In the same Word document, answer all the questions listed after the following mini case in your book: Chapter 6 – Mini Case page 209 – “Ethics in Action: A Union Avoidance Consultant Tells All.” Submit your assignment by the Sunday midnight deadline. You will only be able to submit it one time. Be mindful to demonstrate critical thinking and analysis in each of your answers. Do use references from your textbook, books, or other sources. Do not forget to have a reference list at the end of your paper.You must cite references to the assigned reading, as applicable.Homework Grading Criteria:Thoroughly answered all of the questions: 60 points possible.References to course material: 20 points possibleSpelling/Grammar/APA format at the college level: 20 points possibleTotal: 100 points Show more

Chapter 4 – Mini Case, page 147. “Is body language protected activity?” Answer the …
  1. Chapter 4 – Mini Case, page 147. “Is body language protected activity?” Answer the following questions: a) Create a list of possible reasons that the nurses were fired. b) Determine whether each reason is protected by Section 7.
  2. In the same Word document, answer all the questions listed after the following mini case in your book: Chapter 6 – Mini Case page 209 – “Ethics in Action: A Union Avoidance Consultant Tells All.”

Submit your assignment by the Sunday midnight deadline. You will only be able to submit it one time. Be mindful to demonstrate critical thinking and analysis in each of your answers. Do use references from your textbook, books, or other sources. Do not forget to have a reference list at the end of your paper.You must cite references to the assigned reading, as applicable.Homework Grading Criteria:Thoroughly answered all of the questions: 60 points possible.References to course material: 20 points possibleSpelling/Grammar/APA format at the college level: 20 points possibleTotal: 100 points

Does the presence of more guns increase or decrease incidents of gun violence? Does the Second Amendment prohibit states from placing a total ban on firearms? Why or why not? Should police have mo  Does the presence of more guns increase or decrease incidents of gun violence?   Does the Second Amendment prohibit states from placing a total ban on firearms?  Why or why not?  Should police have more latitude to frisk individuals in high crime neighborhoods?  What if the neighborhood is comprised of predominantly minority citizens?  What is the difference between a Terry stop and an arrest? When is a police officer justified in using deadly force on a citizen? Should police officers who are doing their best to enforce laws ever be punished for harm caused when they are acting in good faith? Give examples Show more

Does the presence of more guns increase or decrease incidents of gun violence?   Does the Second Ame …

 Does the presence of more guns increase or decrease incidents of gun violence? 

 Does the Second Amendment prohibit states from placing a total ban on firearms?  Why or why not?

 Should police have more latitude to frisk individuals in high crime neighborhoods?  What if the neighborhood is comprised of predominantly minority citizens?

 What is the difference between a Terry stop and an arrest?

When is a police officer justified in using deadly force on a citizen?

Should police officers who are doing their best to enforce laws ever be punished for harm caused when they are acting in good faith? Give examples

EDUC 735 Journal Critique Assignment Instructions Overview During this course, you will complete 3 article critiques (see chart below). For each critique, select an article from a professional journa EDUC 735 Journal Critique Assignment Instructions Overview During this course, you will complete 3 article critiques (see chart below).  For each critique, select an article from a professional journal.  It is appropriate for you to utilize research journals in your particular field where possible.  It is also appropriate for you to use articles that may be used in the Research Paper that is due in Module 7: Week 7 of this course.  All articles must be current (published no more than 5 years ago).  Each critique should have three main sections: 1) an introduction that gives an overview of the article content with a clear thesis sentence; 2) a critical analysis section that includes discussion of the author’s key points and of the research methodology; and 3) a conclusion that includes a personal application and a clear concluding sentence.  The submission should be at least 750 words in length.  All submissions must use the Journal Critique Template and follow current APA style.  No abstract is required, but a title page and references list are required.  WEEK 5 Module 5:  Week 5 Private School Issue Select an article that addresses an issue related to your research topic that impacts private schools. Instructions ·      The article critique should be at least 750 words in length.  This does not include the required title page or the required references list. An abstract is not required ·      Please follow current APA style. ·      The critical analysis section should discuss the strengths and weaknesses of the research methodology, the validity of the assertions by the author(s), and the credibility of the author(s).   ·      In addition to the selected article, there should be at least one additional source that provides support for the assertions made in the critical analysis section.  ·      Acceptable sources for the articles include scholarly, professional journals.  The articles must have been published within the last five years.  Please utilize the template provided for this assignment.  Each section of the template includes the specific required components of each section.  In the first section, the introduction, you should include a 2-3 sentence introduction to and overview of the article with a clear thesis sentence that reveals your purpose for the critique.  This section should also include a summary that provides a description the methodology and of the findings of the research.  This first section (introduction and summary) should be a minimum of 2 paragraphs of at least 5 sentences each.  The next section, the critical analysis, should be comprised of at least 3 paragraphs of at least 5 sentences each.  This section should address the credibility of author(s) by describing the professional accomplishments of the author(s) and the main logic of the article.  The limitations and strengths of the research methodology should also be included in this section.  At least one additional source to support your ideas should be cited in this section.  Finally, the conclusion should be at least one paragraph of at least 5 sentences.  You should summarize your insight into the article based on your professional experience and include a clear concluding sentence.  Show more

EDUC 735 Journal Critique Assignment Instructions Overview During this course, you will complete 3 a …

EDUC 735

Journal Critique Assignment Instructions

Overview

During this course, you will complete 3 article critiques (see chart below).  For each critique, select an article from a professional journal.  It is appropriate for you to utilize research journals in your particular field where possible.  It is also appropriate for you to use articles that may be used in the Research Paper that is due in Module 7: Week 7 of this course.  All articles must be current (published no more than 5 years ago). 

Each critique should have three main sections: 1) an introduction that gives an overview of the article content with a clear thesis sentence; 2) a critical analysis section that includes discussion of the author’s key points and of the research methodology; and 3) a conclusion that includes a personal application and a clear concluding sentence.  The submission should be at least 750 words in length.  All submissions must use the Journal Critique Template and follow current APA style.  No abstract is required, but a title page and references list are required. 

WEEK 5

Module 5:  Week 5

Private School Issue

Select an article that addresses an issue related to your research topic that impacts private schools.

Instructions

·      The article critique should be at least 750 words in length.  This does not include the required title page or the required references list. An abstract is not required

·      Please follow current APA style.

·      The critical analysis section should discuss the strengths and weaknesses of the research methodology, the validity of the assertions by the author(s), and the credibility of the author(s).  

·      In addition to the selected article, there should be at least one additional source that provides support for the assertions made in the critical analysis section. 

·      Acceptable sources for the articles include scholarly, professional journals.  The articles must have been published within the last five years. 

Please utilize the template provided for this assignment.  Each section of the template includes the specific required components of each section.  In the first section, the introduction, you should include a 2-3 sentence introduction to and overview of the article with a clear thesis sentence that reveals your purpose for the critique.  This section should also include a summary that provides a description the methodology and of the findings of the research.  This first section (introduction and summary) should be a minimum of 2 paragraphs of at least 5 sentences each.  The next section, the critical analysis, should be comprised of at least 3 paragraphs of at least 5 sentences each.  This section should address the credibility of author(s) by describing the professional accomplishments of the author(s) and the main logic of the article.  The limitations and strengths of the research methodology should also be included in this section.  At least one additional source to support your ideas should be cited in this section.  Finally, the conclusion should be at least one paragraph of at least 5 sentences.  You should summarize your insight into the article based on your professional experience and include a clear concluding sentence. 

Complete 5 pages APA formatted article: EBuy Control Station. From the ISPs, there is a system of routers and switches leading to the eBuy control station. The control station has servers that must be Complete 5 pages APA formatted article: EBuy Control Station. From the ISPs, there is a system of routers and switches leading to the eBuy control station. The control station has servers that must be linked to the core. The core is where high-speed internet is generated. The speed of the internet at the core can be as high as 100Tps. There is cloud security at the core and numerous encryptions in complex codes and robust passwords (Lucas, 2005). From the ISPs, there is a DDoS mitigation center. DDoS stands for distributed denial of service, normally meant to attack the available networks. The attacked network is passed through high capacity networks with filters. The filters will help to scrub the traffic. The traffics must be identified correctly through signature comparison and by examining its different attributes such as JavaScript footprints, IP addresses, HTTP headers, and cookie variations (Lucas, 2005). The filters should also be able to separate human traffic from traffics caused by hijacked browsers. On this front, the company must go for the latest anti-DDoS technology. There are also cloud-based providers of DDoS mitigation (Norman, 2007). There are outer switches and inner ones. The switches are placed between Wide Area Network (WAN) routers. The switches are used together with network intrusion detectors and firewalls. The intrusion detection system (IDS) is a software application that watches over the entire network system and guards against any malicious activities. eBay Pharmaceuticals would use a host-based intrusion detection system rather than a network-based one. The ideas will also help to detect and deter any violations of the laid-down security policies. They record all the information related to all the malicious activities and any attempted security policy violations and send reports to the administrators’ main control station.&nbsp. The firewalls provide a buffer between the WAN and Local Area Network (LAN). In many cases, the WAN is more trusted than&nbsp.WAN. Show more

Complete 5 pages APA formatted article: EBuy Control Station. From the ISPs, there is a system of ro …

Complete 5 pages APA formatted article: EBuy Control Station. From the ISPs, there is a system of routers and switches leading to the eBuy control station. The control station has servers that must be linked to the core. The core is where high-speed internet is generated. The speed of the internet at the core can be as high as 100Tps. There is cloud security at the core and numerous encryptions in complex codes and robust passwords (Lucas, 2005).

From the ISPs, there is a DDoS mitigation center. DDoS stands for distributed denial of service, normally meant to attack the available networks. The attacked network is passed through high capacity networks with filters. The filters will help to scrub the traffic. The traffics must be identified correctly through signature comparison and by examining its different attributes such as JavaScript footprints, IP addresses, HTTP headers, and cookie variations (Lucas, 2005). The filters should also be able to separate human traffic from traffics caused by hijacked browsers. On this front, the company must go for the latest anti-DDoS technology. There are also cloud-based providers of DDoS mitigation (Norman, 2007).

There are outer switches and inner ones. The switches are placed between Wide Area Network (WAN) routers. The switches are used together with network intrusion detectors and firewalls. The intrusion detection system (IDS) is a software application that watches over the entire network system and guards against any malicious activities. eBay Pharmaceuticals would use a host-based intrusion detection system rather than a network-based one. The ideas will also help to detect and deter any violations of the laid-down security policies. They record all the information related to all the malicious activities and any attempted security policy violations and send reports to the administrators’ main control station.&nbsp.

The firewalls provide a buffer between the WAN and Local Area Network (LAN). In many cases, the WAN is more trusted than&nbsp.WAN.

Hello, I am looking for someone to write an article on Design, Implement, and Test a Timer: Prototype Product. It needs to be at least 1500 words. Hello, I am looking for someone to write an article on Design, Implement, and Test a Timer: Prototype Product. It needs to be at least 1500 words. Pin 3 – also known as the output pin on this chip. If pin 3 and pin 7 happen to be in phase, Pin 3 is forced to go to a higher state. of about 2V less than the rail, whereas The LOW state is reached at around the voltage of about 0V to 0.5V. This denotes that pin 3 will produce only 200mA Pin 4 – also known as the RESET pin. it is constantly connected internally to a HIGH state via a 100k resistor. The voltage must be below 0.8V for this pin to be reset. Pin 5. Also called the control pin of the 555 timer chip. This pin varies the timing of the RC network when the voltage applied to this pin varied. This denotes that pin 3 will produce only 200mA Pin 6 – this is the threshold pin of the chip. Its function is to detect two-thirds of the rails voltage for it to produce a LOW output when pin 2 is in a HIGH state. this pin has a very high impedance and thus it is activated at around 1uA. A 555 timer-based oscillator is a circuit that produces high and clear free waveforms. One can easily manipulate the output of these waveforms by connecting an RC circuit to a capacitor and two resistors. This circuit demonstrates a relaxation oscillator that generates stable squire waveforms. these waveforms may comprise duty cycles that are varying from 50-100% or may have a fixed frequency of around 500 kHz. These are different from a monostable circuit that stops after the preset time has elapsed. this oscillator has its own triggering mechanism which is arrived at by interfacing the trigger input pin2 and pin6 which is the threshold voltage. This feature qualifies this device as a stable oscillator circuit. The oscillator circuit above shows pin two and pin six connected together. This permits the circuit to have a self-triggering mechanism in each operation cycle. Thus the circuit can be said to be an operation free-running oscillator. This circuit above shows a voltage-to-frequency converter. this is so because the output frequency can be manipulated by varying the input voltage. Pin 5 the voltage control pin controls the trigger and the optimum levels. ven as two-third of the Vcc. This results from the internally build voltage divider. If an external voltage is applied at this specific point the control voltage can be changed.&nbsp. Show more

Hello, I am looking for someone to write an article on Design, Implement, and Test a Timer: Prototyp …

Hello, I am looking for someone to write an article on Design, Implement, and Test a Timer: Prototype Product. It needs to be at least 1500 words. Pin 3 – also known as the output pin on this chip. If pin 3 and pin 7 happen to be in phase, Pin 3 is forced to go to a higher state. of about 2V less than the rail, whereas The LOW state is reached at around the voltage of about 0V to 0.5V. This denotes that pin 3 will produce only 200mA

Pin 4 – also known as the RESET pin. it is constantly connected internally to a HIGH state via a 100k resistor. The voltage must be below 0.8V for this pin to be reset.

Pin 5. Also called the control pin of the 555 timer chip. This pin varies the timing of the RC network when the voltage applied to this pin varied.

This denotes that pin 3 will produce only 200mA

Pin 6 – this is the threshold pin of the chip. Its function is to detect two-thirds of the rails voltage for it to produce a LOW output when pin 2 is in a HIGH state. this pin has a very high impedance and thus it is activated at around 1uA.

A 555 timer-based oscillator is a circuit that produces high and clear free waveforms. One can easily manipulate the output of these waveforms by connecting an RC circuit to a capacitor and two resistors. This circuit demonstrates a relaxation oscillator that generates stable squire waveforms. these waveforms may comprise duty cycles that are varying from 50-100% or may have a fixed frequency of around 500 kHz. These are different from a monostable circuit that stops after the preset time has elapsed. this oscillator has its own triggering mechanism which is arrived at by interfacing the trigger input pin2 and pin6 which is the threshold voltage. This feature qualifies this device as a stable oscillator circuit.

The oscillator circuit above shows pin two and pin six connected together. This permits the circuit to have a self-triggering mechanism in each operation cycle. Thus the circuit can be said to be an operation free-running oscillator.

This circuit above shows a voltage-to-frequency converter. this is so because the output frequency can be manipulated by varying the input voltage. Pin 5 the voltage control pin controls the trigger and the optimum levels. ven as two-third of the Vcc. This results from the internally build voltage divider. If an external voltage is applied at this specific point the control voltage can be changed.&nbsp.