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Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation
Managerial Accounting
Course: ACC212

First Term: 2011 Fall
Lecture   3 Credit(s)   3 Period(s)   3 Load  
Subject Type: Occupational
Load Formula: S

Description: Development and analysis of accounting information for managerial planning and control

MCCCD Official Course Competencies
1. Describe the differences and similarities of financial and managerial accounting. (I, XVI)
2. Define the terms and explain the concepts applicable to a cost accumulation system. (II)
3. Describe the journal entries and inventory valuation system for job order cost accounting. (III)
4. Prepare a process cost summary report. (III)
5. Describe the cost behavior of fixed, variable, and mixed costs. (IV)
6. Calculate contribution margin, contribution rate, and break-even point. (V)
7. Describe the basic allocation process for segmented reporting. (VI)
8. Describe the purpose and uses of budgeting. (VII)
9. Prepare all budgets applicable to the master budget. (VII)
10. Describe standard costs. (VIII)
11. Calculate material and labor variances. (VIII)
12. Prepare a flexible budget. (IX)
13. Calculate overhead variances. (IX)
14. Describe accounting for a decentralized operation. (X)
15. Calculate return on investment. (X)
16. Describe cost concepts applicable to decision making. (XI)
17. Use different cost-plus pricing formulas to determine the price of goods and/or services. (XII)
18. Use the present value concept to determine if and when capital items should be acquired. (XIII)
19. Describe concepts of after tax cost and depreciation tax shield. (XIV)
20. Describe guidelines and concepts applicable to the allocation of costs among departments. (XV)
MCCCD Official Course Competencies must be coordinated with the content outline so that each major point in the outline serves one or more competencies. MCCCD faculty retains authority in determining the pedagogical approach, methodology, content sequencing, and assessment metrics for student work. Please see individual course syllabi for additional information, including specific course requirements.
MCCCD Official Course Outline
I. Managerial accounting - a perspective
II. Cost terms, concepts, and classifications
III. Cost accumulation for product costing
IV. Cost behavior patterns
V. Cost-volume-profit relationships
VI. Segmented reporting
VII. Profit planning
VIII. Control through standard costs
IX. Flexible budgets and overhead analysis
X. Control of decentralized operation
XI. Relevant costs in non-routine decisions
XII. Pricing decisions
XIII. Capital decisions
XIV. Aspects of investment decisions
XV. Service department cost allocations
XVI. Financial analysis for management use
MCCCD Governing Board Approval Date: 5/23/1995

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