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MBA (Business Administration)
502
032322
Dual-Level Course
No
Cross-listed Course
No
Managerial Accounting for Decision Makers
Managerial Accounting
Poole College of Management
Business Management (20BUS)
Term Offering
Fall, Spring and Summer
Offered Every Year
Fall 2016
Previously taught as Special Topics?
No
 
Course Delivery
Face-to-Face (On Campus)
Distance Education (DELTA)
Online (Internet)
Remote Location/Site Based
RTP MBA: 1 Park Drive, Durham NC
Grading Method
Graded/Audit
1
5
Contact Hours
(Per Week)
Component TypeContact Hours
Lecture3
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Course Is Repeatable for Credit
No
 
 
Donald Pagach
Professor
Full

Open when course_delivery = campus OR course_delivery = blended OR course_delivery = flip
Enrollment ComponentPer SemesterPer SectionMultiple Sections?Comments
Lecture10050YesMain Campus and MBA RTP site
Open when course_delivery = distance OR course_delivery = online OR course_delivery = remote
Delivery FormatPer SemesterPer SectionMultiple Sections?Comments
LEC5050YesTaught through DELTA
Prerequisite: MBA 505
Is the course required or an elective for a Curriculum?
Yes
SIS Program CodeProgram TitleRequired or Elective?
52.0201Master of Business AdministrationRequired
Foundational knowledge in managerial accounting for decision making. Internal uses of accounting information for decision making within the organization. Identification of revenue and cost information to conduct break-even analyses, assign product costs, complete operational budgets, assess performance, and complete other management decision-making processes. Restricted to MBA students.

MBA 502 along with MBA 501 replace MBA 503 as the new core accounting requirement for the MBA program.


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College(s)Contact NameStatement Summary
Poole College of ManagementSteve Allen
MBA 502 will be taught as part of a faculty members normal teaching load, no additional resources are required.

The course objectives for MBA 502 are to:



  • Introduce students to managerial accounting

  • Teach students the benefits of activity based costing 

  • Ensure students understand how costs behave and implications this has on profitability

  • Ensure students understand budgeting


Student Learning Outcomes

Upon the successful completion of this course, students will be able to:



  • Perform profitability analyses, including sales mix analyses.

  • Assign product costs in a manufacturing and service process.

  • Prepare operational budget information for internal decision making.

  • Develop and analyze performance measurement metrics.


Evaluation MethodWeighting/Points for EachDetails
Quizzes25%One quiz during term
Exam50%One exam during term
Homework25%Cases
TopicTime Devoted to Each TopicActivity
Introduction to Managerial Acct. Cost behavior, Operating leverage & Profitability Analysis1 weekLecture and exercises
Cost Accumulation, Tracing & Allocation1 weekLecture and exercises
Relevant Information for Special Decisions1 weekLecture and exercises
Planning for Profit and Cost control1 weekLecture and exercises
Performance Evaluation1 weekLecture and exercises
mlnosbis 3/15/2016: No overlapping courses. Possible consultation with DGP of Public Administration (Dr. Jerrell Coggburn) because of PA 530: Financial Management in the Public Sector.

ghodge 3/21/2016. This is only loosely associated with the PA course. No consultation needed. Ready for ABGS review.

ABGS Reviewer Comments:
-No issues.
krawczyk (Mon, 18 Jan 2016 17:17:24 GMT): Rollback: Student Evaluation Method in this request is not the same as the Course requirements in the syllabus - change needed to request.
rswarr (Tue, 19 Jan 2016 15:27:16 GMT): Rollback: Student evaluation percentages not the same as in syllabus.
mlnosbis (Mon, 08 Feb 2016 19:16:47 GMT): Rollback: Rollback out of workflow as requested by department.
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