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BIS 155 Week 6 Lab 6 Latest-DeVry

BIS 155 Week 6 Lab 6 Latest-DeVry

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BIS 155 Week 6 Lab 6 Latest-DeVry

Lab Overview

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Scenario/Summary

This week it seems like everyone needs an answer to a question. The Accounting Manager for Operations has asked you to update some analysis prepared earlier in the year. In an attempt to predict year-end changes in net income, you have been asked to prepare some reports on changes in condominium rental fees, ski lift tickets, and X Game tickets and pricing.

The Sales Department for Luxury Condominiums wants to know how increasing their rental pricing by varying percentages will affect the existing pricing. The manager would like to know how that will increase the Summit Ridge Mountain Resort’s total revenue. A one-variable data table might be good to create these results.

The supervisor in charge of setting prices for lift tickets also needs some help. She wants to price the lift tickets so that they are affordable but yet offer the resort a chance to improve its net income at the end of the season. A one-variable data table might be able to answer this question.

Resort Management has a target income for the X Games. They need help determining the best combination of pricing and quantity of tickets to sell for the X Games to be a success. A two-variable data table might be best to display these results.

And there are more puzzling questions. Resort Management has reviewed variables such as lift ticket prices, restaurant revenues, retail revenues, maintenance costs, and payroll. They would like you to create a Scenario Summary to determine optimistic, mid-range, and pessimistic scenarios for the resort. The Operations Manager would like to know how these changes might affect revenue, expenses, and net income. A Scenario Summary would be a good choice for this analysis.

Last, all of the Warming Hut Management need a little help with some investigation on their data. They have quite a bit of data collected but need some assistance making sense of it. It may be time to polish your skills with Pivot Tables, because the management has many questions and concerns. Your boss is confident about your ability to be creative and customize some Pivot Tables that are unique to each Hut.

What-If questions need solid answers. It is time to provide a professional response.

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Deliverables

NOTE

Submit your assignment to the Dropbox, located at the top of this page. For instructions on how to use the Dropbox, read these step-by-step instructions.

(See the Syllabus section “Due Dates for Assignments & Exams” for due dates.)

After completing the steps below, turn in one Excel 2016 workbook. Rename the workbook with your lastname_first initial_Week6_Lab. xlsx. Example: If your name were Jane Doe, your workbook would be Doe_J_Week6_Lab.xlsx.

LAB 6 – What-If-Analysis
Step Task Points Possible Points Received Comments
1 Complete Income Statement
1a – g Complete formulas & formatting 4
2 Build One-Variable Data Tables
2a One-Variable Data Table for condo rentals 3
2b One-Variable Data Table for ski lift tickets 3
2c Apply conditional formatting 2
2d Answer question in G17 5
3 Build Two-Variable Data Table
3a Enter Net Income and format 3
3b Apply conditional formatting 3
3c-d Answer question in G17 5
4 Scenarios and Summary
4a Name Cells for Scenario 2
4b Create three scenarios 4
4c Create Scenario Summary 2
4d Move sheet & apply formatting 2
5 Create Pivot Tables
5a, b Build Pivot Table 1 3
5c Build Pivot Table 2 3
5d Build Pivot Table 2 3
5e Create a chart for one pivot table 2
5f Apply professional formatting 2
6 Create Documentation Sheet
6a Create Documentation Sheet 2
6b Organize worksheet contents 1
6c, d Format Documentation Sheet 1
Comment in Dropbox: What you learned from completing this Lab 5
TOTAL POINTS 60 0

Week 6 Grading Rubric

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Lab Resources

Microsoft Office: Excel 2016

Options for Accessing Microsoft Excel 2016

  1. Use a personal copy on your PC. You can request a copy of Microsoft Office 2016 via the Student Software Store icon on the Course Resources Page.
  2. If you are a MAC user, click to read the MAC User Information.
  3. If you do not have Excel 2016 installed locally, then access the software by going to the Course Resources page, Lab Resources section, and click the Virtual Lab Citrix icon.

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Lab Steps

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Preparation

You will be using Microsoft Excel 2016 for this lab.

Be sure you have read the required chapter materials and reviewed the hands-on exercise videos located on the Lesson page before you begin the lab.

Please do not rely solely on the hands-on exercise videos to complete this week’s lab. The videos provide detailed examples walking you through the hands-on exercises. Applying the hands-on exercise examples will provide both practice and instruction of what to complete.

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Begin: Open and Save

Download the spreadsheet Week 6 Lab – Summit Ridge Mountain Resort Student.xslx. You will be prompted to save the file. Click yes.

Open the saved file from your Download folder on your computer.

Note: If you are using the Remote Lab environment, you will need to follow the instructions for uploading the file. These instructions can be found on the Lab page when you click on the Lab icon on Course Resources.

To save the spreadsheet with a new file name,

  • open the workbook in Excel 2016; and
  • in Excel, click File and then Save As and rename it as lastname_first initial_Week6_Lab.xlsx (Jane Doe would save the file as Doe_J_Week6_Lab.xlsx).

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Step 1: Complete Income Statement

It is time to build the formulas needed to complete the income statement. Begin working on the Income Statement worksheet and complete formulas for all of the cells marked in gray.

  1. Enter the formula to calculate the Condo Rentals Revenue in C13 Multiple the Quantity of Condo Rental Days * the Price for Condo Rental.
  2. Enter the formula to calculate the Ski Lift Revenue in C14 Multiple the Quantity of Ski Lift Tickets * the Price for Ski Lift Tickets.
  3. Enter the formula to calculate the Winter X Games Revenue in C17 Multiple the Quantity of X Games Tickets * the Price for X Games Tickets.
  4. Enter the formula to calculate the Total Revenues in C20 and Total Expenses in C34.
  5. Make sure the cell references for Total Revenues and Total Expenses are placed in cells C37 and C38 respectively.
  6. Enter the formula to calculate the Net Income in cell C39.
  7. Apply professional formatting to all of this data using the image below as a guide.

https://devry.equella.ecollege.com/file/f5927468-5b99-4321-9838-5b1d6c0f5f66/70/Week_6__-_Income_Statement.pngIncome Statement

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Step 2: Build the One-Variable Data Tables

Now that the Income Statement is complete, begin to address the questions about the condo rentals and ski lift tickets.

  1. Build a one-variable data table based on condo rental days. The initial values for Revenue and Net Income for cells I6 and I7 should be cell references from the income statement.
  2. Build a one-variable data table based on the quantity of ski lift tickets. The initial values for Revenue and Net Income for cells I14 and I15 should be cell references from the income statement.
  3. Apply conditional formatting to highlight Net Income of at least $250,000 for each of the one-variable data tables.
  4. In cell G17, a question exists. “If management has a target net income of at least $250,000, which of the above SPECIFIC scenarios in the condo rentals or ski tickets one-variable data table would you recommend using? Explain your reasoning.” Make sure you place your answer in the text box beginning in cell G20.
  5. Apply professional formatting to all of this data using the image below as a guide.

https://devry.equella.ecollege.com/file/f5927468-5b99-4321-9838-5b1d6c0f5f66/70/Week_6__-_One-variable_data_tables.PNG

One-Variable Data Tables

 

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Step 3: Build the Two-Variable Data Table

Once the one-variable data tables are complete, begin to address the questions about the X Games tickets sold.

  1. Build a two-variable data table based on the quantity and price of the X Games tickets sold.  Enter a reference to Net Income in cell I27 from the income statement.
  2. Apply conditional formatting to highlight Net Income of at least $250,000 for each of the two-variable data table.
  3. In cell G37, a question exists. “If management has a target net income of at least $250,000. Which of the above SPECIFIC combinations of price and quantity of X Games Tickets in the two-variable data table would you recommend using? Explain your reasoning.”
  4. Make sure you place your answer in the text box beginning in cell G40.
  5. Apply professional formatting to all of this data using the image below as a guide.https://devry.equella.ecollege.com/file/f5927468-5b99-4321-9838-5b1d6c0f5f66/70/Week_6__-_Two-variable_data_tables.PNG

Two-Variable Data Table

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Step 4: Create the Scenario Summary

You addressed quite a few questions. Now it is time to create a Scenario Summary.

  1. Assign names to all of the income statement cell values in column C in the assumptions, revenues, expenses, and summary sections using the labels in column B. For example, select cells B5:C10, and then on the Formula tab in the Defined Names Group, select “Create from Selection” and use the left column as the name (repeat on lower sections).
  2. Build three scenarios by changing cells C8, C15, C16, C29, and C30 using the following data: Optimistic, Mid-range, and Pessimistic.https://devry.equella.ecollege.com/file/f5927468-5b99-4321-9838-5b1d6c0f5f66/70/Week_6__-_pre_scenario_summary.PNGScenario Details
  3. Generate the Scenario Summary using C37:C39 as the result cells.
  4. Move the Scenario Summary sheet after the Income Statement and apply professional formatting to all of this data using the image below as a guide.

https://devry.equella.ecollege.com/file/f5927468-5b99-4321-9838-5b1d6c0f5f66/70/Week_6__-_scenario_summary.PNGCompleted Scenarios

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Step 5: Create Pivot Tables From Warming Hut Data

Select the Warming Hut Sales Worksheet. You notice the data are not formatted or organized well.

  1. Use the Warming Hut Sales data to build Pivot Tables.
  2. Build the first Pivot Table to summarize total sales by category and by location. Name this sheet Pivot Table 1.
  3. Build the second Pivot Table to summarize total sales by category and by season for only the Summit View location. Name this sheet Pivot Table 2.
  4. Build the third Pivot Table to summarize total sales by month and by product for only the Mogul Hill location. Name this sheet Pivot Table 3.
  5. Choose one of the created Pivot Tables and add a professional chart to the same worksheet.
  6. Apply professional formatting to all of this data using the image below as a guide.

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https://devry.equella.ecollege.com/file/f5927468-5b99-4321-9838-5b1d6c0f5f66/70/Week_6__-_Warming_Hut_Sales.PNG

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Step 6: Create a Documentation Sheet

Clean up the formatting of your Excel workbook, taking into account professional appearance.

The Minimum Requirement (per the Grading Rubric)

  1. Insert a new spreadsheet into the workbook. The documentation sheet should be the first sheet in the workbook.
  2. Make certain all contents of the workbook are properly noted on the documentation sheet.
  3. Make certain each tab has a descriptive name for each tab (sheet) in the workbook.
  4. Create the professional documentation worksheet. Be sure to include a description of each worksheet. An image is provided below.

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https://devry.equella.ecollege.com/file/f5927468-5b99-4321-9838-5b1d6c0f5f66/70/Week_6__-_Documentation_Sheet.PNG

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Finish and Submit

Save your Excel file. Make sure you are aware as to where your files are physically saved. Saving your file often is good practice (Ctrl + s).

Your Excel file should contain seven worksheets.

  • Documentation Page
  • Income Statement
  • Scenario Summary
  • WarmingHutSales
  • Pivot Table 1
  • Pivot Table 2
  • Pivot Table 3

Submit one workbook to the Dropbox. When submitting the workbook, provide a comment in the Dropbox comments area explaining what you learned from completing this lab activity. File naming convention: If your name is Jane Doe, then your file should be named very similar to Doe_J_Week6_Lab.xlsx.