You are to start with a blank excel spreadsheet when building your financial model. Sharing your work with classmates is not allowed. Modifying a model that was created in one of our lab’s or that was posted on blackboard is not allowed. Your submission must be submitted through Blackboard, along with
It is expected that all spreadsheets will be properly formatted and presented. Marks will be deducted if this is not the case.
Marks will be deducted for errors in the construction of your spreadsheet, formatting issues or failures to follow proper practices in the construction of your financial model spreadsheet.
A minor error (example: Incorrect entry of a number from the case, inconsistent or sloppy spreadsheet formatting, incorrect file name, percentage declines shown as a positive number etc.) results in the loss of 1 point.
A significant error (e.g. incorrect formula, logic error, “hard” coding of numbers,
etc.) will result in the loss of 2 marks. Points may be deducted each time an
error occurs in a different row of the spreadsheet financial model.