FIN540 DISQ 9.10.11


“Pension Plan Management”      1-2 PARAGRAPHS

  • Imagine that you have a choice between a defined benefit plan and a defined contribution plan. Determine two advantages and two disadvantages of each. Select the plan that you prefer and justify your answer with an explanation.

“Non-Profit Organizations”    1-2 PARAGRAPHS

  • Propose two techniques that a nonprofit can use to measure management and employee efficiency within its organization. Speculate on the major benefits that these techniques may have on the organization. 
  • Determine whether or not traditional financial and management evaluation ratios such as return on assets (ROA), return on equity (ROE), economic value added (EVA), and market value added (MVA) apply to nonprofits. Support your response with at least two examples of these instances.

“Transfer It”      1-2 PARAGRAPHS

  • Propose two applications of knowledge that you have learned in this course that you could apply to your current or future career. 
  • Rate the three most important concepts that you learned in this course in order of importance (one being the most important). Provide a rationale for your ratings.