Looking back, you were tasked with analyzing IPS’s past performance, future prospects, and financial risks. The CFO reviewed each section of your report and suggested revisions (Steps 1-3). You have made the suggested changes. Now it’s time to summarize your data-based strategic recommendations. Your CFO would like to be able to present your recommendations to the board in a concise, visually engaging Powerpoint presentation.
You pore over the completed report, highlighting the most salient points and inserting comments in the margins. You say goodbye to your coworkers as they leave for the day and work long into the evening, distilling your recommendations into a persuasive presentation before you call it a night.
Before starting your calculations, review materials on data-based decision making.