May 21, 2018  
Undergraduate Record 2006-2007 
    
Undergraduate Record 2006-2007 [ARCHIVED RECORD]

COMM 514 - Strategic Cost Management


Explores the roles of accounting information in strategically positioning the firm and in improving performance and examines cost management problems and practices in U.S. and selected foreign firms. The course primarily deals with activity-based cost management, kaizen, target costing, and the balanced scoreboard. Additional topics include the theory of constraints, the strategic value chain, the half-life metric for improvement, and the role of accounting in managing quality. (Y)

Prerequisites & Notes
Prerequisite: COMM 311.

Credits: 3