SRJC Course Outlines

10/23/2021 12:51:14 PMBAD 2 Course Outline as of Summer 2010

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  BAD 2Title:  MANAGERIAL ACCOUNTING  
Full Title:  Managerial Accounting
Last Reviewed:10/12/2020

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum4.00Lecture Scheduled4.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled70.00
Minimum4.00Lab Scheduled06 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total4.00 Contact Total70.00
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  140.00Total Student Learning Hours: 210.00 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade or P/NP
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly: 

Catalog Description:
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This course focuses on the use of accounting information by managers in making internal decisions relating to product/service costing, pricing, cost analysis and control, operational and capital budgeting and responsibility reporting.  Students use decision making techniques and models which assist managers in planning and controlling operations. These objectives comply with the Calif. Core Competency Model developed by the Calif. Society of Certified Public Accountants' Committee on Accounting Education. This course will prepare the transfer degree and certificate students for business or accounting programs.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:
Course Completion of BAD 1


Recommended Preparation:
Knowledge of spreadsheet software.

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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This course focuses on the use of accounting information by managers in making internal decisions relating to product/service costing, pricing, cost analysis and control, operational and capital budgeting and responsibility reporting.  Students use decision making techniques and models which assist managers in planning and controlling operations. These objectives comply with the Calif. Core Competency Model developed by the Calif. Society of Certified Public Accountants' Committee on Accounting Education. This course will prepare the transfer degree and certificate students for business or accounting programs.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:Course Completion of BAD 1
Recommended:Knowledge of spreadsheet software.
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;UC.
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 1981Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 1981Inactive:
 
C-ID:
 CID Descriptor: ACCT 120 Managerial Accounting SRJC Equivalent Course(s): BAD2

Certificate/Major Applicable: Certificate Applicable Course



COURSE CONTENT

Outcomes and Objectives:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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Upon successful completion of the course the student will be able to:
1.   Explain the difference between financial and managerial accounting, the role of managerial accounting and the primary informational needs of managers.
2.   Define various cost terms and explain their use for different decision purposes.
3.   Explain cost behavior and perform cost-volume-profit analysis and use it as a predictive tool.
4.   Complete operational budgets including the flexible budget and explain their role in planning and controlling operations and costs.
5.   Identify and use relevant costs in making decisions including capital budgeting decisions which incorporate the use of time value of money techniques.
6.   Describe the development and use of standard costs.
7.   Prepare and interpret variance reports and relate it to responsibility accounting and cost controls.
8.    Explain the difference between short-range and long-range planning and analytical tools and identify when each would be used.
9.    Apply financial analysis tools and demonstrate understanding of financial statement information.
10.  Apply analytical, interpersonal, and communication skills in problem solving.

Topics and Scope
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I.  Introduction to Management Accounting
      A.  Role of financial versus managerial accounting
      B.  Careers in managerial accounting and professional ethics
      C.  Emerging issues in business and  non-business organizations
      D.  Learn critical thinking skills, analytical skills, interpersonal and collaborative skills, and the ability to write business reports.
II. Basic Cost Terms and Concepts
      A.  Product and service costing
      B.  Cost classifications -- different costs for different purposes
      C.  Financial statement cost classifications
      D.  Economic cost classifications
      E.  Cost management in traditional and new manufacturing environments
      F.  Introduction to Job Order and Process costing systems
III. Cost Behavior and Estimation
       A.  Cost behavior patterns and definitions
       B.  Cost estimation methods
       C.  Cost predictions using behaviors
IV.  Cost Volume Profit  Analysis
       A.  Break-even point
       B.  Contribution margin
       C.  Target profit planning
       D.  Multi-product profit planning and effects of sales mix
       E.  Contribution format Income Statement and CVP analysis
       F.  Effect of activity-based costing on  CVP analysis
V.   Variable Costing
       A. Absorption versus Variable Costing
       B. Traditional versus contribution format Income Statements
       C. Effect of  change in production on income
       D. Internal versus External reporting
       E. Impact of JIT methods
VI. Operational budgets: The Master Budget
       A.  Purposes and types of budgets
       B.  The master budget as a planning tool
       C.  Assumptions and predictions used in the master budget
       D.  Behavioral impact of budgets
       E.  Preparing and using flexible budgets for the control of over-head costs
VII. Standard Costing and Variance Analysis
       A. Setting standards and controlling mfg costs
       B. Standards use in nonmanufacturing organizations
       C. Cost variance analysis: materials, labor & overhead
       D. Controllability of variances
       E. Standard costs and Product costs
       F. Advantages of standard costing systems
       G. Standard costing systems in the new mfg environment
VIII. Responsiblity Accounting and Performance Evaluation
       A. Performance reports: cost, profit and investment  centers
       B. Segmental income reports:  preparation and use
       C. Behavioral effects of responsibility accounting reports
IX.  Decision Making
       A. Identifying relevant costs and benefits
       B. Special decisions: i.e. special orders, make/buy, add/drop
       C. Behavioral issues in decision making
       D. Use of qualitative facts in decision making
       E. Risk aversion
X. Capital Budgeting Decisions
       A. Discounted cash flow analysis
       B. Choosing the hurdle rate
       C. Comparing two investment projects
       D. Post audit procedures
       E. Effect of income taxes on capital budget decisions
       F. Other investment decision methods
       G. Ranking investment projects
XI. Financial analysis
       A. Statement of Cash Flows: Preparation and Interpretation
       B. Comparative and common-size financial statements
       C. Ratio analysis: The common stockholder
       D. Ratio analysis: The short-term creditor
       E. Ratio analysis: The long-term creditor

Assignments:
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1. Read text and other written materials (20 to 30 pages per week)
2. Written homework involving problem solving and calculational skills
3. Group case research, report, analysis, and presentation
4. 3 to 5 Performance exams, mid-term(s) and final exam

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
25 - 30%
Written homework, essay exams, group case reports
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
20 - 25%
Homework problems, quizzes, and group case problems
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
20 - 30%
Performance exams, group case assignments
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
10 - 30%
Multiple choice, true/false, matching items, completion, short answer
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
5 - 10%
Group participation and oral presentations


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Managerial Accounting, by Garrison and Noreen; Irwin McGraw-Hill Publications, 13th Edition, copyright 2010.

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