CASE STUDY INSTRUCTIONS
The following articulates the overall basic procedure and presentation details for last phase of your case.
The purpose behind the case study is: (1) to anchor your awareness of the financial structure of financial institutions – in particular, a commercial bank; (2) further your financial analysis skills; and (3) broaden your understanding of the risks and strengths inherent in commercial banking.
For this last Part, the purpose and objective are detailed and precise:
Your narrative, when submitted, should contain as a minimum the following:
Contents (written, no more than 5 pages, typed, no less than 11 PICA – any narrative in excess of five pages WILL NOT BE READ):
Upload directly to Canvas; I will only accept paper copies on an emergency basis.
August 19, 2019, 11:59pm.
RUBRIC FOR GRADING IS AS FOLLOWS – 60 POINTS TOTAL:
|DOES NOT MEET MINIMUM – DOESN’T UNDERSTAND AT ALL GRADE: 50% OR LESS OF MAX PTS||MEETS MINIMUM – MERELY GETS THE JOB DONE – FOLLOWS INSTRUCTIONS GRADE: 50 – 65% OF MAX PTS||ABOVE AVERAGE – I.E., THINKS GRADE: 65 – 85% OF MAX PTS||OUTSTANDING – I.E., THINKS OUTSIDE THE BOX 85 – 100% OF MAX PTS.|
|DEGREE OF KNOWLEDGE AND COMPREHENSION OF CLASS MATERIAL. MAXIMUM POINTS: 25||FAILS TO RECOGNIZE THE CASE SUBJECT’S ISSUES AND/OR FAILS TO UNDERSTAND THE NATURE AND PURPOSE OF THE CASE STUDY.||DEMONSTRATES AN UNDERSTANDING OF THE PROBLEM ONLY. NO FURTHER RELEVANT ELABORATION||DEMONSTRATES A THOROUGH UNDERSTANDING OF THE SUBJECT’S FINANCIAL STRUCTURE AND ITS RAMIFICATIONS.||DEMONSTRATES A THOROUGH UNDERSTANDING OF THE SUBJECT’S FINANCIAL STRUCTURE AND ITS RAMIFICATIONS. RELATES THE PROBLEM TO RECENT PRACTICES, AND/OR USES OTHER SOURCES TO EXPLAIN PROBLEM RAMIFICATIONS|
|ANALYSIS & LOGIC OF ANALYSIS MAXIMUM POINTS: 15||FAILS TO REACH LOGICAL CONCLUSIONS FROM DATA PRESENTED.||REACHES BASIC CONCLUSIONS.||REACHES CONCLUSIONS WHICH DEMONSTRATE THOROUGH UNDERSTANDING OF THE ANALYSIS.||REACHES CONCLUSIONS WHICH DEMONSTRATE A THOROUGH UNDERSTANDING OF THE ANALYSIS AND THE ABILITY TO PLACE IN HISTORIC OR CURRENT CONDITION CONTEXT.|
|OFFERED CONCLUSIONS MAXIMUM POINTS: 10||NONE OFFERED.||OFFEREED SOME CONCLUSION, NOT STRONGLY THOUGHT OUT||OFFERED CONCLUSION WITH LOGIC AND FORESIGHT.||OFFERED CONCLUSION WITH EXCEPTIONAL SOPHISTICATION – THOUGHT “OUTSIDE THE BOX”.|
|SOPHISTICATION OF PRESENTATION MAXIMUM POINTS: 10||USES LESS THAN HIGH SCHOOL ENGLISH, SLANG, AND TEXT JARGON. (IN FACT, IS IT REALLY ENGLISH?)||USES UNDERGRADUATE-LEVEL LANGUAGE; NOTHING SPECIAL.||DEMONSTRATES GOOD VERBAL SKILLS AND A SOPHISTICATED VOCABULARY.||DEMONSTRATES OUTSTANDING VERBAL SKILLS AND HIGHLY EFFECTIVE AND SOPHISTICATED VOCABULARY.|
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