ACCT 5307. MEASUREMENT AND ANALYSIS FOR BUSINESS DECISION-MAKING. 3 Hours.
This course provides students with a comprehensive overview of financial reporting, analysis and measurement issues in the context of business decision making. Student will gain an understanding of financial statements and their underlying measurements. They will then use this understanding to conduct analyses using financial ratios. Students will then explore the role of cost measurements, allocations, etc. in determining the performance measures of parts of the organization and their inter-relationship with both choosing and evaluating strategies in various business contexts. They will cover issues such as matching strategies to performance measures, choosing and evaluating key performance indicators and balanced scorecards, etc. Prerequisite: Must be a major in the MS in Engineering Management or MS in Business Analytics. Consent of Accounting Department required.