This course examines the value and use of accounting for making decisions within an organization. Core topics from managerial accounting are covered, including job costing, activity-based costing, cost-volume-profit analysis, relevant costs for decision-making, and capital budgeting. The course is designed for students ranging from those with no formal education in accounting to those with some background in accounting who want to improve knowledge and skills in decision-making.
Fraser, L. M., & Ormiston, A. (2015). Understanding financial statements (11th ed.). Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice Hall. ISBN: 978-0133874037 or 0133874036
Note: the 10th edition of this text is also acceptable.
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The Applied Information Management Master's Degree is an Interdisciplinary Studies program through the Graduate School.