McDonough School of Business
Visiting Assistant Professor of Accounting
McDonough School of Business

ACCT 102: Managerial Accounting

Learning Objectives:

  • Recognize cognitive biases in your thinking and the thinking of others and appreciate how they can affect managerial decisions
  • Determine product or service cost using absorption, variable, activity-based, and standard costing methods
  • Grasp how changes in activity levels affect costs and profits
  • Identify which costs and revenues are relevant for particular business decisions
  • Appreciate how different performance evaluation techniques can be used to achieve greater goal congruence
  • Know how to construct master, flexible, and capital budgets and understand their use in allocation and controlling resources

We will seek to achieve sufficient mastery of the learning objectives stated above so that you can constructively and confidently challenge numbers generated by others - numbers used to guide business decisions and to evaluate performance.

ACCT 102:
Managerial Accounting
Instructor Dr. James Sinclair, Ph.D.
Contact jps273@georgetown.edu
Location 160 Hariri Building
Office Hours By Appointment
Twitter Jsinclaironline
Faculty Profile http://explore.georgetown.edu/people/jps273/
   
Class meetings Section 07 - TR 8:00am -   9:15am
Section 08 - TR 9:30am - 10:45am
   
   
   
   
   
   
CLASS
TOPIC
TOPIC
1
09/01 Introduction / Ch. 1
2
09/06 Ch. 2: Building Blocks of Managerial Accounting
3
09/08 Ch. 2: Building Blocks of Managerial Accounting
4
09/13 Ch. 3: Job Costing
5
09/15 Ch. 3: Job Costing
6
09/20 Ch. 4: Activity-Based Costing, Lean Ops, and Costs of Quality
7
09/22 Ch. 4: Activity-Based Costing, Lean Ops, and Costs of Quality
8
09/27 Review: Chapters 1-4
9
09/29 EXAM 01
10
10/04 Ch. 6: Cost Behavior
11
10/06 Ch. 6: Cost Behavior
12
10/11 Ch. 7: Cost-Volume-Profit Analysis
13
10/13 Ch. 7: Cost-Volume-Profit Analysis
14
10/18 Ch. 8: Relevant Costs for Short-Term Decisions
15
10/20 Ch. 8: Relevant Costs for Short-Term Decisions
16
10/25 Ch. 8: Relevant Costs for Short-Term Decisions
17
10/27 Review: Chapters 6-8
18
11/01 EXAM 02
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11/03 Ch. 9: Master Budget
20
11/08 Ch. 9: Master Budget
21
11/10 Ch. 10: Performance Evaluation
22
11/15 Ch. 10: Performance Evaluation
23
11/17 Ch. 11: Standard Costs and Variances
24
11/22 Ch. 11: Standard Costs and Variances
25
11/29 Ch. 12: Capital Investment Decisions and Time Value of Money
26
12/01 Ch. 12: Capital Investment Decisions and Time Value of Money
27
12/06 Review: Chapters 9-12
12/?? FINAL EXAM

Class Notes

Chapter 1

Chapter 2

Chapter 3

Chapter 4

Exam 1 Review packet

Chapter 6

Chapter 7

Chapter 8

Exam 2 Review packet

Chapter 9

Chapter 10

Chapter 11

Chapter 12

Exam 3 Review packet

Weekly Challenges

Weekly Challenge #01

Weekly Challenge #02

Weekly Challenge #03

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Weekly Challenge #05

Weekly Challenge #06

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