Management122_wi08

Management122_wi08 - SYLLABUS The Anderson Graduate School...

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SYLLABUS The Anderson Graduate School of Management, UCLA 1/3/2008 PAGE 1 Course Title Management Accounting Course Number Management 122, Section 2 Quarter Winter 2008 Instructor Danny S. Litt Meeting Times Tuesday & Thursday, 10:00am-11:20am Meeting Dates January 8, 2008 – March 13, 2008 Final Exam Date Saturday, March 15, 2008, 11:30am-2:30pm Class Location Royce 190 UCLA Office Anderson School of Management, Room D 406 UCLA Office Phone Number 310-825-8828 (leave message) UCLA Office Hours Tuesday & Thursday, 12:00pm or by appointment E-mail address dlitt@ucla.edu (reference Management 122) C OURSE D ESCRIPTION Covers the techniques of interpreting and analyzing financial and accounting data for management control. The student will learn how to examine financial information, perform cost- volume-profit analysis, capital budgeting, profit planning, budgeting, and evaluate cost control, overhead costs and financial statement analysis. The student will develop an understanding of financial and accounting information needed by management to assist in the control of operations. This is an “impacted” class and you may only drop within the first two weeks. C OURSE G OALS AND O BJECTIVES The lecture series and textbook are divided into three parts. The initial series of sessions will provide a basic introduction and critical cost information derived from managerial accounting. This section is designed to provide additional introductory material. The second series of sessions demonstrates how accounting and financial information is used in the planning and control of a business entity. It is designed to cover the cost analysis and planning phases of business operations and how managerial accounting information is used in short-term and long-term decision-making. The third series of sessions covers how accounting and financial information is used in the decision-making process. It is designed to cover the control aspect of the class and how managerial accounting information contributes toward the achievement of a company’s goals.
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SYLLABUS Management 122 1/3/2008 PAGE 2 After completing this course, the student should be able to: Understand the sources of accounting and financial information and how these numbers are used in the management decision-making process. Interpret accounting and financial data for the use in planning business operations.
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This note was uploaded on 05/01/2008 for the course MGMT 122 taught by Professor Saouma during the Winter '08 term at UCLA.

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