The Genesis Energy operations management team, nearing completion of its agreement with Sensible Essential Consulting, was asked by senior management to present a capital plan for the operating expansion. The capital plan was not to be a wish list but an analysis of the necessary expenditures to successfully establish a fully equipped operating facility overseas.
In addition, senior management requested meaningful financial and operating metrics to ensure that the performance objectives for the facility were being met. The operations management team was given five days to accomplish the following:
Following the example of the operations management team, do the following:
Your complete Microsoft Word report with Executive Summary should include all of your calculations as appendices (5 pages, or 1 page for each project). Name your file LastnameFirstInitial_M5_A2.doc.
In addition to the summaries for each project, please provide a copy of the Excel Capital Budget showing the calculations for each of the projects. Name this file LastnameFirstInitial M5_A2 Capital Budget.xlxs
Part II—Executive Summary Presentation
Because of limited resources in an era of plentiful opportunities, companies must carefully select investments. You analyzed Genesis Energy’s expansion plans and explained your findings in M4: Assignment 2.
This assignment is based on those findings. In this assignment, you will update the PowerPoint presentation you started in M4: Assignment 2. Be sure to adhere to the following information:
Develop a 10–12-slide presentation in PowerPoint format. Apply APA standards to citation of sources. Use the following file naming convention: LastnameFirstInitial_M5_A2.ppt.
By the due date assigned, deliver your MS Word report, your Capital Budgeting MS Excel spreadsheet, and your MS PowerPoint presentation to the Submissions Area.
Assignment 2 Grading CriteriaMaximum PointsComputed the WACC for Genesis Energy.32Calculated the periodic and cumulative net cash flows for each of the five potential projects and their associated options.32Evaluated, ranked, and recommended a specific option for each capital project according to beneficial value to the organization using evaluation tools NPV, payback, and IRR. Calculations are shown in detail on the Excel spreadsheet.72Constructed and recommended 3–5 metrics to measure the performance of the organization (At least one metric should be dividend decision-making driven.).60Prepared an executive summary describing your project recommendations and the full cost of the new facility as detailed in the report and the presentation slides.76Wrote in a clear, concise, and organized manner; demonstrated ethical scholarship in accurate representation and attribution of sources; displayed accurate spelling, grammar, and punctuation.28Total:300