BUSI 3008 R - Intermediate Management Accounting and Control

Web course

The use of accounting information for cost control and performance evaluation. Emphasis is on cost accumulation systems, performance evaluation, control models and analytical tools.
Prerequisite(s): BUSI 1002 or BUSI 1005 with a grade of C- or higher in each.

Every business requires decisions; cost and management accounting concepts are used to inform decision-making. This course starts with a review of the basic cost accounting concepts and cost behaviours. It then progresses beyond the basics to more advanced topics. Major topics include: variance analysis, cost behavior, pricing decisions, cost allocation, profitability analysis, process costing, capital budgeting and transfer pricing. This course will help you gain valuable decision making tools.

The objectives of this course are for every student to increase their knowledge and
competency in the following main areas:
1)Solid foundation of cost accounting concepts
2)Tools for planning and control in business
3)The role of accounting cost information in making business decisions
4)Cost allocations and budgeting strategies in decision making

The overall objective of this course is to provide students with the knowledge and tools required to make informed business decisions.

CRN for section R: 10605

Instructor: Shannon Butler

Shannon Butler

About the instructor: As well as having my professional designations and being a content expert, I also have a Masters in Education which I completed fully online. It was through this learning experience that I fell in love with teaching and learning online and all the benefits that online has to offer!

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