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Management Accounting and Control (657)
Credits: 3

   

Acquisition-management professionals must have a conceptual framework in accounting and an understanding of the reporting, control and analytical environment in which the accountant functions. This course is aimed toward the intelligent use of accounting and related data by general management. It deals with accounting concepts, development of financial statements, cash flow analyses, cost accounting, capital budgeting, management control systems, financial accounting practices, tax accounting, accounting for inflation, and foreign operations. The close relationship between accounting and financial management is made clear.

Subjects covered include:

Accounting in the Information Age Long Term Liabilities
Financial Statements and Business Transactions Long-Term Investments and International Transactions
Analyzing and Recording Transactions Reporting and Analyzing Cash Flows
Accrual Accounting and Financial Statements Analysis of Financial Statements
Completing the Accounting Cycle Managerial Accounting Concepts and Principles
Accounting for Merchandising Activities Job Order and Cost Accounting
Merchandise Inventory and Cost of Sales Process Cost Accounting
Accounting Information Systems Cost Allocation and Performance Measurement
Cash and Internal Control Cost-Volume-Profit Analysis
Receivables and Short-Term Investments Partnerships
Plant Assets, Natural Resources, and Intangibles Master Budgets and Planning
Current Liabilities Flexible Budgets and Standard Costs
Equity Transactions and Corporate Reporting Capital Budgeting and Managerial Decisions

Increase Your Understanding of

. Accounting concepts and terms
. How accounting relates to financial management
. Accounting for inflation
. Foreign operations
. Management-control systems

Improve Your Ability to

. Create budgets
. Analyze and develop balance sheets and cash flow statements
. Develop cost-benefit scenarios
. Gather and organize relevant accounting data

Professor: Gene Murabito, B.S., M.B.A.
Text: Introduction to Managerial Accounting, by Peter Brewer, Ray Garrison, and Eric Noreen, McGraw-Hill

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