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Spring 2023
Jul 18,2024
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Syllabus Information
BA 213 - Managerial Accounting
Associated Term: Spring 2023
Learning Objectives: Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
1. Explain the role of management accounting in making planning and control decisions
2. Understand and articulate cost behaviors for the purpose of enhancing business decisions
3. Recognize the advantages and disadvantages of variable costing and use it to generate income statements, and make typical differential analysis decisions, such as make or buy, process further, and one time special orders
4. Estimate profit and break-even quantities using cost-volume-profit analysis, including CVP problems with target profit and target after-tax profit
5. Identify different levels of indirect product costs, and use activity-based costing to estimate the cost of products or services
6. Develop flexible budgets and identify when flexible budgeting should be used instead of static budgeting, create a master budget for an organization including sales, production, administration, capital investment, and financial budgets, and create pro forma financial statements
7. Understand and anticipate human behavior in reaction to management accounting decisions, such as the selection of a cost driver, transfer prices or budgets
8. Understand a process costing system, calculate equivalent units, calculate cost per equivalent unit and apply overhead
9. Understand a job-order cost system, calculate over- and-under-absorbed overhead, and account for over- and under-absorbed overhead
10. Prepare journal entries for the various cost allocation methods
11. Evaluate capital budgeting decisions using a variety of methods and understand why the NPV method is preferred
12. Identify and create business performance measures that help accomplish an organization’s strategic goals
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