ACC 460B – Managerial Accounting Capstone

1 credit(s)

460 (B) Current and Relevant Managerial Accounting Topics. Current accounting issues discussed. Lectures, discussion, case analysis. ACC majors only. A-F only. Pre: 418 (or concurrent), no waiver. Co-requisite ACC 460 (E)


1. Acquire basic knowledge for managerial accounting analysis and practice 

  • Learn to access sources for learning basic information on topics in business and accounting.
  • Acquire a working knowledge of managerial accounting sources and data analysis techniques. 
  • Consider ethical standards in management accounting practice.

2. Conduct research by accessing information effectively and efficiently

  • Strengthen reading skills for comprehending complex problems based on practice. 
  • Acquire information literacy knowledge and skills in current business and accounting issues.

3. Think critically and problem solve creatively

  • Understand sophisticated situations and identify issue components, synthesize problem statements, and practice writing reports summarizing the analysis and recommendations.
  • Create logical, analytical reasoning when integrating information in the application of business strategy and performance management.  
  • Practice giving valuable business advice to companies/clients.

4. Communicate and report effectively

  • Understand the format and writing styles for research reports and business memos.
  • Strengthen writing skills, especially by using logical organization and the active voice.
  • Build more effective team-work collaboration skills and technology competencies.

5. Encourage continuous learning with agility and adaptability  

  • Devote some attention to current events within and impacting the profession.
  • Handle simulated real world time pressures with professionalism and astuteness. 
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