An introduction to management accounting. Students solve problems relating to budgeting, job costing systems, financial statement analysis, cost-volume-profit analysis, responsibility accounting and the role of accounting information in short-term and long-term decision making. The course also introduces activity-based costing and other cost management tools.
Excel for Accounting
The course teaches students how to use the spreadsheet program, Microsoft Excel, to practice accounting procedures. Students use the application for concepts emphasized in financial accounting and managerial accounting.
The course introduces legal issues affecting businesses, including classifications of laws, contracts, sales transactions, negotiable instruments, employment law and landlord-tenant law.
Examines various methods used to defraud organizations, how to identify and investigate suspected fraud, how to identify preventive methods used to deter fraud in the workplace, the Sarbanes-Oxley Act and the need for its creation. Real case studies enhance and reinforce learning objectives.