Financial and Managerial Accounting for Managers

Faculty
Commerce & Business Administration
Department
Accounting
Course Code
ACCT 3008
Credits
3.00
Semester Length
15 Weeks
Max Class Size
35
Method Of Instruction
Lecture
Hybrid
Typically Offered
To be determined
Campus
Online

Overview

Course Description
This course involves financial and managerial accounting with an emphasis on applying concepts for management decision-making. Financial accounting emphasizes accounting terminology, financial statements and analysis of a business entity. Managerial accounting emphasizes strategic planning, budgeting, cost-volume-profit analysis, and decision-making in a competitive environment. This course is primarily intended for non-Commerce & Business Administration program students who work (or plan to work) as owners, managers, consultants, or project leaders in either the profit or not-for-profit sectors.

Credit for ACCT 3008 is subject to the following 3 points:

(i) Students who receive credit for ACCT 3008 before successfully completing one or more of ACCT 1110, ACCT 1210, ACCT 1235, and ACCT 2320 will earn credit for ACCT 3008 and the other course(s) subsequently completed.

(ii) Students who have already received credit for ACCT 1110, ACCT 1210, ACCT 1235, or ACCT 2320 cannot take ACCT 3008 for further credit in any accounting programs.

(iii) Students who take ACCT 3008 in the same term as one or more of ACCT 1110, ACCT 1210, ACCT 1235, or ACCT 2320 will not be granted credit for ACCT 3008 in any accounting programs.
Course Content
  1. Overview of financial reporting, analyze and calculate adjustments and their effects on financial statements
  2. Revenue recognition and financial statement preparation        
  3. Cash, short-term investments, inventory and receivables
  4. Property, Plant and Equipment, Intangible Assets and Goodwill
  5. Current and long-term liabilities, including Time Value of Money
  6. Corporate accounting
  7. Statement of cash flows
  8. Financial statement analysis
  9. Managerial accounting in the information age
  10. Cost-volume-profit analysis
  11. Use of cost information in management decision-making
  12. Budgeting and variance analysis
  13. Capital budgeting
  14. Decentralization and performance evaluation
Methods Of Instruction

Lectures, demonstrations of material, and discussions will be used, together with any appropriate technology available which may be of assistance to students.

Means of Assessment

 

Assignment(s)/Quizzes/Tests/Cases

 

30% 

Midterm(s)

 

 35%

Final Examination

 

 35%

    100%

STUDENTS MUST WRITE BOTH THE MIDTERM(S) AND THE FINAL EXAMINATION TO OBTAIN CREDIT FOR THE COURSE. 

To pass this course, students must obtain a minimum of 50% on invigilated assessments, with the 50% calculated on a weighted average basis.

Invigilated assessments include, in-class quizzes, in-class tests, midterm exam(s) and the final exam.

 

 

Learning Outcomes

The student should be able to: 

  1. account for the various classifications of assets and liabilities of a business;
  2. calculate adjustments, determine the effects of adjustments and prepare financial statements, using generally accepted accounting principles;
  3. analyze financial information to determine the financial health of the organization;
  4. understand the difference between cash flows and accounting profits (net income);
  5. develop a master budget and understand the elements of control and strategy implications;
  6. identify cost behaviour and its impact on the decision-making process;
  7. use capital budgeting techniques and evaluate and prioritize investments;
  8. understand and explain the importance of ethics and corporate social responsibility.
Textbook Materials

Burnley; Financial Accounting, latest edition, Wiley

Jiambalvo, Managerial Accounting, latest edition, Wiley

or other textbook(s) approved by the Accounting Department, and instructor compiled materials (if applicable)

Faculty of Commerce and Business Administration approved calculator.

 

Requisites

Prerequisites

None

Corequisites

None

Equivalencies

None

Requisite for

None

Course Guidelines

Course Guidelines for previous years are viewable by selecting the version desired. If you took this course and do not see a listing for the starting semester / year of the course, consider the previous version as the applicable version.

Course Transfers

Institution Transfer Details Effective Dates
Athabasca University (AU) AU ACCT 250 (3) 2016/05/01 to -
Coast Mountain College (CMTN) CMTN ACCT 150 (3) or CMTN ACCT 151 (3) 2016/05/01 to -
College of the Rockies (COTR) COTR ACCT 265 (3) 2016/05/01 to -
Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) No credit 2016/05/01 to -
Northern Lights College (NLC) NLC MGMT 220 (4) 2016/05/01 to -
Simon Fraser University (SFU) SFU BUS 2XX (3) 2016/05/01 to -
Thompson Rivers University (TRU) TRU ACCT 1000 (3) 2016/05/01 to -
University Canada West (UCW) UCW ACCT 301 (3) 2016/05/01 to -
University of British Columbia - Vancouver (UBCV) UBCV COMM 2nd (3), Not for credit in Commerce 2016/05/01 to -
University of Northern BC (UNBC) UNBC COMM 211 (3) 2016/05/01 to -
University of Victoria (UVIC) UVIC COM 270 (1.5) 2016/05/01 to 2019/04/30
University of Victoria (UVIC) UVIC COM 2XX (1.5) 2019/05/01 to -

Course Offerings

Fall 2020

CRN
Days
Dates
Start Date
End Date
Instructor
Status
Location
35703
Wed
08-Sep-2020
- 07-Dec-2020
08-Sep-2020
07-Dec-2020
Tan-Tompkins
Shirley
Open
Online
Credit for ACCT 3008 is subject to the following 3 points: (i) Students who receive credit for ACCT 3008 before successfully completing one or more of ACCT 1110, ACCT 1210, ACCT 1235, and ACCT 2320 will earn credit for ACCT 3008 and the other course(s) subsequently completed. (ii) Students who have already received credit for ACCT 1110, ACCT 1210, ACCT 1235, or ACCT 2320 cannot take ACCT 3008 for further credit in any accounting programs. (iii) Students who take ACCT 3008 in the same term as one or more of ACCT 1110, ACCT 1210, ACCT 1235, or ACCT 2320 will not be granted credit for ACCT 3008 in any accounting programs.

This course will include synchronous on-line activities. Students should plan to be available on-line at scheduled course times.
Max
Enrolled
Remaining
Waitlist
35
27
8
0
Days
Building
Room
Time
Wed
9:30 - 12:20
CRN
Days
Dates
Start Date
End Date
Instructor
Status
Location
35860
Thu
08-Sep-2020
- 07-Dec-2020
08-Sep-2020
07-Dec-2020
Tan-Tompkins
Shirley
Open
Online
Credit for ACCT 3008 is subject to the following 3 points: (i) Students who receive credit for ACCT 3008 before successfully completing one or more of ACCT 1110, ACCT 1210, ACCT 1235, and ACCT 2320 will earn credit for ACCT 3008 and the other course(s) subsequently completed. (ii) Students who have already received credit for ACCT 1110, ACCT 1210, ACCT 1235, or ACCT 2320 cannot take ACCT 3008 for further credit in any accounting programs. (iii) Students who take ACCT 3008 in the same term as one or more of ACCT 1110, ACCT 1210, ACCT 1235, or ACCT 2320 will not be granted credit for ACCT 3008 in any accounting programs.

This course will include synchronous on-line activities. Students should plan to be available on-line at scheduled course times.
Max
Enrolled
Remaining
Waitlist
35
20
15
0
Days
Building
Room
Time
Thu
8:30 - 11:20
CRN
Days
Dates
Start Date
End Date
Instructor
Status
Location
36603
Mon
08-Sep-2020
- 07-Dec-2020
08-Sep-2020
07-Dec-2020
Nathwani
Samir
Open
Online
Credit for ACCT 3008 is subject to the following 3 points: (i) Students who receive credit for ACCT 3008 before successfully completing one or more of ACCT 1110, ACCT 1210, ACCT 1235, and ACCT 2320 will earn credit for ACCT 3008 and the other course(s) subsequently completed. (ii) Students who have already received credit for ACCT 1110, ACCT 1210, ACCT 1235, or ACCT 2320 cannot take ACCT 3008 for further credit in any accounting programs. (iii) Students who take ACCT 3008 in the same term as one or more of ACCT 1110, ACCT 1210, ACCT 1235, or ACCT 2320 will not be granted credit for ACCT 3008 in any accounting programs.

This course will include synchronous on-line activities. Students should plan to be available on-line at scheduled course times.
Max
Enrolled
Remaining
Waitlist
35
13
22
0
Days
Building
Room
Time
Mon
11:30 - 14:20
CRN
Days
Dates
Start Date
End Date
Instructor
Status
Location
36818
Mon
08-Sep-2020
- 07-Dec-2020
08-Sep-2020
07-Dec-2020
Nathwani
Samir
Open
Online
Credit for ACCT 3008 is subject to the following 3 points: (i) Students who receive credit for ACCT 3008 before successfully completing one or more of ACCT 1110, ACCT 1210, ACCT 1235, and ACCT 2320 will earn credit for ACCT 3008 and the other course(s) subsequently completed. (ii) Students who have already received credit for ACCT 1110, ACCT 1210, ACCT 1235, or ACCT 2320 cannot take ACCT 3008 for further credit in any accounting programs. (iii) Students who take ACCT 3008 in the same term as one or more of ACCT 1110, ACCT 1210, ACCT 1235, or ACCT 2320 will not be granted credit for ACCT 3008 in any accounting programs.

This course will include synchronous on-line activities. Students should plan to be available on-line at scheduled course times.
Max
Enrolled
Remaining
Waitlist
35
21
14
0
Days
Building
Room
Time
Mon
15:30 - 18:20
CRN
Days
Dates
Start Date
End Date
Instructor
Status
Location
36859
Thu
08-Sep-2020
- 07-Dec-2020
08-Sep-2020
07-Dec-2020
Tan-Tompkins
Shirley
Waitlist
Online
Credit for ACCT 3008 is subject to the following 3 points: (i) Students who receive credit for ACCT 3008 before successfully completing one or more of ACCT 1110, ACCT 1210, ACCT 1235, and ACCT 2320 will earn credit for ACCT 3008 and the other course(s) subsequently completed. (ii) Students who have already received credit for ACCT 1110, ACCT 1210, ACCT 1235, or ACCT 2320 cannot take ACCT 3008 for further credit in any accounting programs. (iii) Students who take ACCT 3008 in the same term as one or more of ACCT 1110, ACCT 1210, ACCT 1235, or ACCT 2320 will not be granted credit for ACCT 3008 in any accounting programs.

This course will include synchronous on-line activities. Students should plan to be available on-line at scheduled course times.
Max
Enrolled
Remaining
Waitlist
35
28
7
1
Days
Building
Room
Time
Thu
12:30 - 15:20