We have created a comprehensive exercise, consisting of 41 tasks, that gives students a hands-on-experience with invoices, payroll, checks, bank reconciliations, etc. It also gives students a chance to use their decision-making skills. A teacher's edition (with solutions) is provided to instructors using the exercise. Page one of the exercise is shown below.
Rocky Mountain Outdoor
Products is a business that buys and resells outdoor recreational equipment,
such as backpacks, tents, and sleeping bags. The company operates in
Salt Lake City, Utah. While the company is primarily a wholesale business,
it does maintain a retail outlet on the premises.
Imagine that you are employed by Rocky Mountain while attending school. Your primary responsibilities include working with invoices, preparing payroll, writing checks, preparing deposits, helping out at the retail counter, and reconciling the bank statement. In addition, the manager knows you are a successful business student so she occasionally asks for your advice on things. You will be asked to complete 41 tasks: