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The Course Descriptions catalog describes all undergraduate and graduate courses offered by Michigan State University. The searches below only return course versions Fall 2000 and forward. Please refer to the Archived Course Descriptions for versions prior to Fall 2000.

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MBA 812  Managerial Accounting Strategies

Description:
Performance measurement and incentive system design. Organization structure, budgeting, and transfer pricing. Target costing. Relevant costs and management decision models. Activity-based costing. Aligning management accounting and firm strategy. Accounting for quality. International perspective on management accounting issues.
Effective Dates:
FALL 2000 - SPRING 2004


MBA 812  Managerial Accounting

Semester:
Spring of every year
Credits:
Total Credits: 2   Lecture/Recitation/Discussion Hours: 2
Restrictions:
Open only to MBA students.
Description:
Performance measurement and incentive system design. Organization structure, budgeting, and transfer pricing. Target costing. Relevant costs and management decision models. Activity-based costing. Aligning management accounting and firm strategy. Accounting for quality. International perspective on management accounting issues. Offered second half of semester.
Effective Dates:
SUMMER 2004 - SUMMER 2013


MBA 812  Accounting for Decision-Making and Control

Semester:
Spring of every year
Credits:
Variable from 1 to 3
Restrictions:
Open to MBA students.
Description:
The use of accounting information for planning and control. Cost structure and the use of cost analysis, activity-based costing, capacity costing, and cost modeling for improved decision-making. Controlling decisions through budgeting, variance analysis, transfer pricing, financial and non-financial performance measurement, and incentives. Use of the balanced scorecard for assessing strategy implementation.
Effective Dates:
FALL 2013 - Open