ACCT615_Syllabus_Spring_2011_WX_M_REVISED

ACCT615_Syllabus_Spring_2011_WX_M_REVISED - ACCT615...

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ACCT615 Syllabus 1 NEW JERSEY INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY School of Management Management Accounting (ACCT 615) Course Syllabus Spring 2011 – Mondays 6:00pm ~ 9:00pm – TIER 104 Instructor: Wei Xu, PhD, CPA Office: Central Avenue Building; RM# 4015 Office Hours: 3pm – 5pm or by appointment Telephone: (973) 596-6420 Email: [email protected] Course website : http://moodle.njit.edu (very important!) ± TEXTBOOK: **Required**: Managerial Accounting: Tools for Business Decision Making th edition, Publisher: Wiley Recommended: Financial Accounting: Tools for Business Decision Making th edition, Publisher: Wiley ± COURSE DESCRIPTION: This course will focus on how to organize, present, analyze, and interpret both financial and managerial (cost) accounting information. It is designed to help students understand the power of accounting as a language to coordinate, motivate and evaluate the activities of employees and managers in a firm. Since students in this course are or will become managers, financiers, and marketers rather than accountants, the first objective of the course is the intelligent interpretation and use of financial statements and related disclosures. It also includes an introduction to job order and process costing systems, cost allocation, cost behavior, managerial decision models, cost and budgetary planning and control, standard costing, analysis of variance, responsibility accounting, as well as introduction to the new manufacturing environment, including activity based costing. ± LEARNING GOALS & OUTCOMES: Goal 1: Analytical & Problem Solving Skills Outcome 1 -Students will demonstrate problem solving skills by proposing solutions to business problems and making decisions among alternatives using the managerial accounting techniques
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