# Overview and Macroeconomic Variables

This milestone, which covers Sections I and II of Final Project Part II, is a paper structured as follows:

Provide an overview consisting of a brief description of the chosen company, your chosen product or service, and annual sales.
Describe three macroeconomic variables in the United States that impact the supply and demand of your chosen product or service.
Using graphs in Excel, interpret the trends of the three selected macroeconomic variables for the past three years.
Based on the trends of the three macroeconomic variables, assess how the trends will impact the supply and demand of your chosen product or service. Include all calculations in an Excel file.
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MBA 502 Part II Milestone Guidelines and Rubric
For this assignment, due in Module Eight, you will submit the overview and macroeconomic variables components of your macroeconomic analysis paper. This
milestone is a two-page paper structured as follows: First, it provides an overview consisting of a brief description of the chosen company, your chosen product
or service, and annual sales. Second, it describes three macroeconomic variables in the United States that impact the supply and demand of your chosen product
or service. Third, using graphs in Excel, it interprets the trends of the three selected macroeconomic variables for the past three years. Fourth, based on the
trends of the three macroeconomic variables, it assesses how the trends will impact the supply and demand of your chosen product or service. Include all
calculations in an Excel file.
Specifically, the following critical elements must be addressed:
I. Overview: Provide an overview consisting of a brief description of the chosen company, your chosen product or service, and annual sales.
II. Macroeconomic Variables
For this section, you will utilize macroeconomic variables such as GDP growth, inflation, unemployment, and so on to relate trends in data to the supply
and demand of your product or service. Include all calculations in an Excel file.
a) Select three macroeconomic variables in the United States that impact the supply and demand of your chosen product or service. Justify your
selections.
b) Interpret the trends of the three selected macroeconomic variables for the past three years. Be sure to include gathered data.
c) Based on the trends of the three macroeconomic variables, assess how they will impact the supply and demand of your chosen product or
service.
Guidelines for Submission: Part II Milestone should adhere to the following formatting requirements: 2 pages (not including cover page or appendix), doublespaced, using 12-point Times New Roman font and the most current guidelines for APA formatting. Include all calculations in an Excel file.
Critical Elements Proficient (100%) Needs Improvement (75%) Not Evident (0%) Value
Overview Provides an overview consisting of a
brief description of the chosen
company and product or service,
including annual sales
Provides an overview consisting of a
brief description of the chosen
company and product or service,
including annual sales, but overview
has gaps in accuracy or detail
Does not provide an overview
consisting of a brief description of the
chosen company and product or
service, including annual sales
25
Macroeconomic
Variables: Impact
Selects and logically justifies three
macroeconomic variables in the United
States that impact the supply and
demand of product or service
Selects and justifies three
macroeconomic variables in the United
States that impact the supply and
demand of product or service but
selection has gaps in accuracy or
justification is illogical
Does not select three macroeconomic
variables in the United States that
impact the supply and demand of
product or service, justifying selections
20Macroeconomic
Variables: Trends
Logically interprets the trends of the
three macroeconomic variables for the
past three years, including gathered
data
Interprets the trends of the three
macroeconomic variables for the past
three years, including gathered data,
but interpretation is illogical or data has
gaps in accuracy or detail
Does not interpret the trends of the
three macroeconomic variables for the
past three years, including gathered
data
20
Macroeconomic
Variables: Assess
Assesses how macroeconomic variables
will impact supply and demand of
product or service based on trends
Assesses how macroeconomic variables
will impact supply and demand of
product or service but with gaps in
accuracy or relevance to trends
Does not assess how macroeconomic
variables will impact supply and
demand of product or service
20
Articulation of
Response
Submission has no major errors related
to citations, grammar, spelling, syntax,
or organization
Submission has major errors related to
citations, grammar, spelling, syntax, or
organization that negatively impact