This course introduces students to the value of accounting information for managerial decision-making involved in financial analysis, planning, and control. Through this course, students will be introduced to the fundamentals of managerial accounting, including product cost, cash budgeting and variance analysis, profit planning, and performance evaluation. Students will analyze the relationships between accounting techniques and other organizational activities such as strategy and employee motivation.  Students will also learn to use accounting information to develop solutions for managerial challenges.  Home tasks will include completion of reading assignments, problem sets and case study analysis. Three hours of instructor-led class time per week.