221_Syllabus_Sp_07_2 - Managerial Accounting HADM 221...

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Managerial Accounting HADM 221 Spring 2007 Professor: Gordon Potter 438 Statler Hall Phone: 255-8061 Email: gsp6@cornell.edu Administrative Assistant: Ellen Fitchette 435 Statler Hall Phone: 255-9815 Email: ek99@cornell.edu Teaching Assistants: Office Hours are held in either Statler 431, 439, or 444 Dewey Bellows ddb32@cornell.edu James Vosburgh jnv4@cornell.edu Namir Chowdhury nrc9@cornell.edu Eliza Kursh eak53@cornell.edu Judith Kong jk435@cornell.edu Heather Davidson hld36@cornell.edu Class Times: Lecture 1 8:40-9:55 a.m. T, Th Statler 398 Lecture 2 10:10-11:25 a.m. T, Th Statler 398 Text: Managerial Accounting by Potter, Morse, Davis and Hartgraves, Cambridge Business Publishers, 2006, 4th Edition. Copies in library. Course Overview: Accounting is the discipline charged with measuring and reporting business information. Financial accounting is concerned with information that is provided to external parties for the purposes of assessing investment opportunities and resolving contracts. Managerial accounting is concerned with information that will be used by managers within the organization for performance measurement, coordination and control of activities, and product and service costing.
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Enormous changes are occurring in the field of managerial accounting. After ninety years of relative inactivity, we now see many firms investing considerable resources to revamp their management accounting systems. The emphasis is changing from the mechanical preparation of accounting reports to the generation
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This homework help was uploaded on 02/19/2008 for the course H ADM 221 taught by Professor Gpotter during the Spring '05 term at Cornell University (Engineering School).

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