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M6D1: Where is that breakeven point?
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Breakeven analysis seems to be a
pretty easy concept. People talk about it all the time as if it is straight
forward and easy to understand. Often, there are cases where businesses,
particularly small businesses, miscalculate and fail to make their easily
anticipated breakeven points.
The following video is a humorous
example of potential obstacles that businesses may encounter when calculating a
breakeven point that may assist you as you answer the above question.
Films On Demand. (1982). Cost, Profit and Break-Even: Classic
John Cleese Business Education Videos (Links to an external site.). [Video File 21:46
mins]. Retrieved from
This discussion will address the
following Module Outcomes:
MO2: Analyze the cost, profit, breakeven, and payback periods for a
business investment. (CO2, CO6)
participating in the discussions, review The School of Business and Technology
In this module, you have read about
how to determine fixed and variable costs, break-even points, contribution
(revenues), depreciation, marginal costs, and total absorption costing.
Keep in mind each of these concepts as you address this discussion activity.
Respond to the following questions
based on your reading and the video you just viewed:
What are the most common failures of businesses to properly prepare or
consider when to achieve their prior calculated breakeven points? Explain why.
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