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Number:AC336
Name:Advanced Topics in Cost Acct.
Description:This course is a continuation of Cost Accounting. The course examines the behavioral aspects of the cost accounting systems and contemporary issues in managerial accounting. Topics include activity-based costing, JIT manufacturing, transfer-pricing, segment performance evaluation, and other managerial/cost aspects of internal accounting. A computer-based management case is used. This case will help students gain experience in utilizing skills learned in finance, marketing, and cost accounting, while running their own manufacturing business.
Credit(s):3
Offered (DAY schedule):Every other spring semester
Instructor Permission Required:N
Pre-Requisite(s): AC335

Course Objectives

Upon completion of this course, students will be able to: • develop cost standards and evaluate variances from actual costs • Compare the responsibility centers and the evaluation of performance • Identify value-chain analysis and the role of activity based costing

Books Previously Used in this Course

Term Year Title ISBN Author Edition Publisher Instructor New Used Rental eBook
S 2007 COST ACCOUNTING 0-324-55395-1 CUSTOM THOMSON LEARNING Largay $50 $38
S 2007 COST MANAGEMENT 0-324-23310-8 HANSEN 5 THOMSON LEARNING Largay $172 $129
S 2003 The Management/Accounting Simulation 0-926332-02-4 Goosen Windows Micro Business Pub. Largay $0 $0
S 2001 Cost Managegment 0-324-00232-7 Hansen 3rd South-Western Largay $103 $0
S 2001 The Management/Accounting Simulation 0-926332-02-4 Goosen Windows Micro Business Pub. Largay $31 $0