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Regis University College for Professional Studies School of Management INSTRUCTOR INFORMATION: Instructor biography and contact information is posted on the Discussion Forum. The Facilitator Introduction and Expectations will be posted during the first week. COURSE TITLE: Case Studies in Management Accounting COURSE NUMBER: MSAA/MBAA 609 COURSE DESCRIPTION: Develops students’ management accounting techniques and skills needed to make ethical profit-maximizing decisions. Emphasizes data selection, analysis, decision making and evaluation of results in complex, realistic situations. PREREQUISITE COURSES: MBAA 602/MSAA602; Interpreting Accounting Information COURSE OUTCOMES: Upon completion of this course, learners should be able to: 1. 2. Use the tools of management accounting in realistic business situations. Evaluate complex situations and choose the proper management accounting approach. Develop accounting systems to meet management's decision making and control needs. Recognize the effect that decisions, based on accounting information, have on workers, managers, competitors, and customers. Apply budgeting techniques and accounting controls to reach MSAA/MBAA 609 Page 1 of 6

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organizational goals. 6. Review new and innovative cost management approaches and tools that are associated with current modern business practices.

COURSE MATERIALS: Required Texts: Blocher, E., Stout, D., Juras, P., & Cokins, G. (2013). Cost management: A strategic emphasis. 6e. New York: The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. ISBN: 978-0-07-802553-2 Website: www.mhhe.com/blocher6e Required Resources: See the Assignments section of this document for Electronic Reserves information. Technology Tools: Access to Regis Library Electronic Reserves: http://ereserves.regis.edu/ares/ Optional Materials: None PRE-ASSIGNMENT: Online Format: none RELATED STANDARDS: None

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COURSE ASSIGNMENTS AND ACTIVITIES:
Graded Assignments or Assessments and Associated Points

Week 1

Topics

Activities

Readings

Intrduction to Cost Management and the Case Study Method

Class Discussion: • Post Introduction • Discussion questions will be posted by your Instructor Class Discussion: • Discussion questions will be posted by your Instructor •

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Text: Chapters 1 Suggested Articles Text: Chapter 9, Chapter 14 and Chapter 15 Suggested Articles Text: Chapter 5 Suggested Articles Text: Chapter 10 Suggested Articles Text: Chapter 2 and Chapter 18 Suggested Articles

Written Assignment: • Case Study: The BBDE Health Center: A Case Study of Business Ethics; 100 Points • Discussion; 30 points Written Assignment: • Chapter 9, Problem 9-33. Chapter 14, Problem 14-28, Chapter 15, Problem 1532; 100 Points • Discussion; 30 points

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Cost-Volume-Profit Analysis, Flexible Budgets, Standard Costing, and Factory Overhead

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Activity-Based Costing and Management

Class Discussion: • Discussion questions will be posted by your Instructor

Written Assignment: • Case Study: Forest Hill Paper Company; 100 Points • Discussion; 20 points Written Assignment: • Case Study: Luxor Cosmetics; 100 Points • Discussion; 20 points

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Strategy and Master Budgets

Class Discussion: • Discussion questions will be posted by your Instructor

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Balanced Scorecard and Value Chain Analysis

Class Discussion: • Discussion questions will be posted by your Instructor



Written Assignment: • Case Study: Alliance Healthcare Network: Using a Balanced Scorecard to Motivate Change; 100 Points • Discussion; 20 points

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Cost Planning for the Product Life Cycle

Class Discussion: • Discussion questions will be posted by your Instructor

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