Working capital management is critical to an organization’s ability to meet its short-term obligations. When proposing new projects
or investment ideas for corporations, it is critical to consider working capital red flags such as excess credit use by the business or a
low cash balance. Managing such issues early on can help corporations acquire a competitive advantage in the marketplace.
Using the business you selected for Project Two, complete the calculations for determining working capital, and describe their
relevance in assessing financial health.
Specifically, you must address the following rubric criteria:
Financial Statement(s): Explain the various financial statement(s) needed to calculate a business’s working capital and how
each financial statement is used. Provide examples to support your claims.
Working Capital’s Role: Discuss how effective working capital management supports a healthy business.
Working Capital Interpretation: Use the appropriate formula to calculate working capital, then discuss the business’s current
financial liquidity position.
For example, does the business have sufficient working capital on hand to address bills to suppliers? Will there be
potential cash inflow at the end of the year?
Working Capital Management Direction: Discuss the current direction of the business regarding working capital
Keep in mind that financial statements reflect a specific moment or period of time and the value of the business’s
working capital during that period. To get a better understanding of the direction in which a business is going, use
the business’s balance sheets from Mergent Online to compare the business’s value today against its value from one
Your submission should be a 2 to 3-page Word document with 12-point Times New Roman font, double spacing, and one-inch
margins. Any sources should be cited according to APA style.