Readings

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Required Textbook

Amazon logo Zimmerman, Jerry. Accounting for Decision Making and Control. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill, 2005. ISBN: 9780072975864.


SES # TOPICS READINGS
1 Introduction
2 Decision making Chapter 2
3 Decision making (cont.) Chapter 2
4 Decision making (cont.) Chapter 2
5 Two cases
6 Product costing Chapter 9
7 Product costing + case Chapters 9-10
8 Issues in product costing + case Chapters 8-10
9 Product costing refinements: 2 cases Chapters 7 and 11
10 Additional issues in product costing + 2 cases Chapters 7 and 11
11 Capacity issues + case
12 Midterm
13 Discuss midterm and submitted assignment (Mueller-Lehmkuhl)
14 Incentive to overproduce; joint costs; allocation of service department costs Chapters 8 and 10
15 Organizational architecture Chapters 4-5
16 Performance evaluation + case Chapters 4-5
17 Performance evaluation + case (cont.) Chapters 4-5
18 Transfer pricing + case Chapter 5
19 Budgeting + case Chapter 6
20 Standard costing and variances + case Chapter 12
21 Class presentations
22 Class presentations (cont.)
23 Control systems: case + discuss submitted assignment
24 Wrap-up