Week 1 DiscussionOptions menu: forum

Forum Topic Responses:One comprehensive forum topic response is assigned weekly. Students are required to select and research one of the forum topics listed below using a minimum of 3 reference sourcesin additionto the textbook and then write a 1,000-word or more response to the forum topic. Post the topic response in this forum no later than Day 2 of this week. APA format is required. Also submit your forum topic response to Turnitin through the Weekly Materials/Week 1/Assignment Submission folder for grading.

Comprehensive forum topic response contributions will be critically graded on the thought quality of the response, work effort, research, APA format, and analysis. Refer to the rubric for this assignment in the Syllabus section of Blackboard.

Select one of the following forum topics to research and write about.

Week 1 Forum Topics – Chapter 1: An Overview of Financial Management and the Financial Environment

-Types of Company Ownership

-The Primary Objective of the Corporation

-The Process of Securitization and its Results

-Financial Institutions

-Financial Markets

-The Global Economic Crisis

-Derivatives (Web Extension 1A)

Discussion Forum:Students are expected to actively participate in the in the forum discussion. Aminimumof 3 substantive participation posts (150-250 words) is required to earn full participation points.

Guidelines for student forum discussion/participation:

-Select a fellow student’s response and compare and contrast your thoughts with theirs;

-Advance the conversation; provide a real-world application and experiential examples;

-Conceptually discuss your key [most significant] learning insight or take-away from the selected forum topic comments.

-Responses should be a minimum of 150-250 words, supported by at least one reference outside of the textbook, either supporting or refuting the position of the author of the forum topic response or peer response.