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UU-MBA710 : FINANCE & STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT

Week 7

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UU-MBA710 : FINANCE & STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT

Week 7

Assignment 2

This is your final assignment.

You are requested to prepare a report for a public company. You should

approach this case from a director’s point of view upon issues related with

financial and strategic management.

For this final assignment you are requested to use information upon your

discretion regarding the overall interim appearance of a public company.

The target company is “Kerry Group”.

Information regarding the overall interim performance of the target

company is given below. Follow the link to find the necessary information

needed for your report preparation.

https://www.kerrygroup.com/investors/results-presentations/2016-

H1-Results-Presentation-4-8-16.pdf

You are challenged to search and find information regarding any issues

you may consider appropriate. Use and incorporate within your report any

research material that is relevant and appropriate either from financial or

strategic management aspect.

Important is to use information that relates to the overall interim performance of the target company.

Detailed information upon your research issues should be disclosed as report appendices.

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Guidelines

Your assignment is evaluated in the aspect of

I. context relevance to the assignment case given

II. key issues identification based upon assignment requirements

III. disclosure introduced in appendices for any research material gathered regarding the assignment case given

IV. use and apply proper formulas or concepts or methodologies relevant your case approach

V. consistent information to the assignment case given

VI. proper referencing and plagiarism avoidance

VII. report writing skills upon case approach

 keep it simple 

 use active voice; writing moves smoothly and uses fewer words than passive voice

 good grammar and punctuation

VIII. report techniques used;

 Introduction that gives brief explanation upon report structure and justifies the chosen methodology and approach used

  Body that provides detailed information relevant to the

assignment case requirements 

 Conclusion upon your approach to assignment case requirements

  Provide and explain any recommendations based upon

your approach to assignment requirements  Give any necessary detailed information in appendices

 Cite properly the sources used

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UU-MBA710 : FINANCE & STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT

Week 7

Important Issues

Assignment report should be about 3000 words; 10% rule (+) or (- ) applies The

Assignment carries a 50% weight of your final grade for this course Read carefully

the Assignment Brief Guidelines

Study the course material given prior to the Assignment

Read carefully the Assignment case given

Gather any material given or research further information needed for the Assignment case

Prepare and finish your Assignment report three days before deadline due date

Read your Assignment report once more and finalize

Submit your report through submission link provided in the course

Assignment must be submitted before due date (Sunday) 11.59 p.m. (23:59 hours) VLE (UTC)

Student has sole responsibility to ensure timely assignment submission

Unicaf regulations regarding late submission / non-submission are applied

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