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Welcome! Welcome! prof. Dmitri Byzalov
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What is this course about? How to measure, analyze and use financial & non-financial information to help managers make better decisions
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Course Logistics see syllabus (on Blackboard) for details Textbook: Cost Accounting: A Managerial Emphasis , by Horngren, Datar, Foster, Rajan and Ittner, 13 st edition, with MyAccountingLab access ($118 @ Temple bookstore) Lecture notes: Posted on Blackboard. Please print them out before class. Let me know if the links don’t work, you can’t access the files, or the files don’t print out properly.
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Course Logistics Grading: Two midterm exams 25% Final exam 25% Five Quizzes (best 4 out of 5) 15% Homework (best 10 out of 11) 25% Class participation (best N-1 out of N) 10% Maximum Possible 100% The scale for grades is: A >92%; A- 92~90; B+ 89~87; B 86~83; B- 82~80; C+ 79~77; C 76~73; C- 72~70; D+ 69~67; D 66~60; F<60 – If average class GPA based on this scale turns out to be below the Fox School grading standards, the grades will be curved upwards.
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Course Logistics Exams (midterms/final): multiple-choice questions (concepts + computational) closed-books, closed-notes cheat sheet (1 sheet, 8.5*11”, two-sided, HANDWRITTEN ONLY) bring a regular calculator (not a calculator in cellphone, iPod Touch, etc) excused absence: MEDICAL/FAMILY EMERGENCIES ONLY YOU HAVE TO PROVIDE DOCUMENTATION!!! NO DOCUMENTATION = ZERO POINTS
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