This course focuses on the context of accounting and the use of accounting information for decision making, planning, and control. It will examine how managers can utilize the tools of economics, forecasting, accounting/finance, and decision theory to aid in these critical decisions. The course will consider how differences and changes in the internal operating conditions and in the external political-economic environment can affect a manager's resource allocation decisions. Topics include incremental analysis, short- and long-run decision-making and financial analysis.
$729.84 - $736.98 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.
Class WILL BE held on Saturday, June 29th (Canada Day weekend), and Saturday, August 3th (BC Day weekend). Please contact the Program Assistant, Samantha Rubinic, at email@example.com for registration approval.
1)Departmental approval needed for registration. Please contact Ruth MacKay by e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org 2) Internet delivery format. 3) course may not be audited. Students must register before June 10th and purchase the textbook from the BCIT Bookstore in order to proceed with this course.
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
Differentiate the role of financial accounting from managerial accounting.
Interpret accounting and its relationship to shareholder value and corporate governance.
Demonstrate accounting and financial transactions within an accounting and information system.
Construct and differentiate various financial reports.
Interpret financial reports and alternative perspectives.
Use accounting information for management and inventory control.
Apply accounting information in making marketing, operating, and human resource decisions.
Justify strategic investment decisions and demonstrate capital budgeting techniques.
Assess the performance evaluation of business units.
Prepare operating budgets and differentiate various budgetary controls.
Evaluate strategic management accounting.
Effective as of Winter 2014
FMGT 2152 is offered as a part of the following programs:
If you are taking this course, but are not taking it through either Distance
Education or Online Learning, nor at the BCIT Downtown Campus (DTC), please purchase books for this course at the BCIT Burnaby Bookstore.
Accounting For Managers Cdn Edition
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