GC ACC360 full course (discussions + assignments) -november 2015

GC ACC 360 week 1 dq 1 & dq

 

dq 1

Compare and contrast financial, managerial, and cost
accounting. Choose a well-known company, and describe how managers of that
company might use financial, managerial, and cost accounting information. Be
specific. Do not choose a company that one of your classmates has already
written about. Participate in follow-up discussion by adding to your
classmates’ comments.

 

dq 2

What information does cost accounting provide? What
decisions can be made regarding a manufacturing operation from the data? Be
specific.

 

GC ACC 360 week 2 dq 1 & dq

 

dq 1

Find a journal article online about job costing systems. In
the subject line of your post, include the title of the article that you read.
Post a link to that article with your initial post, and provide a summary and a
reaction to the article. The summary should be approximately 250 words, and the
reaction should be approximately 150 words. The summary should describe the
major points of the article, and the reaction should demonstrate your interpretation
of the article and how you can apply that knowledge. Do not choose an article
that one of your classmates has already posted on. To participate in follow-up
discussion, choose one of the articles that your classmates have posted, and
provide your own reaction to it.

 

dq 2

 

Compare and contrast actual and normal costing. What is a
benefit of each? What is a circumstance in which each would be appropriate?

 

GC ACC 360 week 3 dq 1 & dq
dq 1

What are the major differences between job-order costing and
process costing systems? Give an example of a well-known company that might use
job costing, and an example of a well-known company that might use process
costing. Explain why you have chosen the companies that you did, and do not
choose companies that your classmates have already commented upon. Participate
in follow-up discussion by

commenting on your classmates’ choices of companies.

 

dq 2

“The standard costing method is particularly applicable to
process costing situations.” Do you agree? Why?

 

GC ACC 360 week 4 dq 1 & dq dq 1

How can broad averaging inappropriately cost products or
services? What are the potential problems that can arise from using a
traditional costing system? Give an example of a well-known company, and
identify what it might use to allocate overhead costs to products using a
traditional system. Next, indicate what activities the company might identify
if they were to use an ABC system. Why might an ABC system be better? Explain.
Participate in follow-up discussion by adding to your classmates’ comments.

 

dq 2

Describe the ABC method, and provide a detailed example of
where it would be used.

 

GC ACC 360 week 5 dq 1 & dq
dq 1

What is the difference between a static budget and a
flexible budget? Give an example of a well-known company that might benefit
from using a flexible budget, and an example of a well-known company that might
use a static budget. Explain why you have chosen the companies that you did,
and do not choose companies that your classmates have already commented upon.
Participate in follow-up discussion by

commenting on your classmates’ choices of companies.

 

dq 2

What types of information can variance analysis provide to
the manager? How can it be used? Give examples.

 

GC ACC 360 week 6 dq 1 & dq
dq 1

Discuss the three influences on pricing decisions, as
presented in this module’s lecture. Which do you think is most important, and
why?

dq 2

Compare and contrast the three major influences on pricing
decisions (customer, competitor, and costs). What issues should concern the
cost manager in each area, and how might a manager learn what factors are
important in each?

 

GC ACC 360 week 7 dq 1 & dq
dq 1
Why must costs be allocated? Explain why overhead costs, support department
costs, or joint costs must be allocated to products, and give an example of a
company that might allocate those costs.
dq 2

What is the split-off point? How would you
approach a decision to sell joint products at the split-off point, or process
those products further?

 

GC ACC 360 week 8 dq 1 & dqdq 1

Find a journal article online about just-in-time inventory
systems. In the subject line of your post, include the name of the article that
you read. Post a link to that article with your initial post, and provide a
summary and a reaction to the article. The summary should be approximately 250
words, and the reaction should be approximately 150 words. The summary should
describe the major points of the article, and the reaction should demonstrate
your interpretation of the article and how you can apply that knowledge. Do not
choose an article that one of your classmates has already posted on. To
participate in follow-up discussion, choose one of the articles that your
classmates have posted, and provide your own reaction to it.

 

dq 2

Why do better decisions regarding the purchasing and
managing of goods for sale frequently cause dramatic percentage increases in
net income?

 

 

 

 

 

 

GC ACC 360 week 3 assignment
Details:

Please complete the following exercises and/or problems from
the textbook:

  • P17-31
  • P17-33

Prepare your answers in an Excel workbook, using one
worksheet per exercise or problem.

Save your workbook using the filename
LastnameFirstinitial.ACC 360.T# where the # represents the topic number. For
example, John Doe would submit assignment #5 using the following name:
DoeJ.ACC 360.T5.

You are not required to submit this assignment to Turnitin.

 

GC ACC 360 week 7 assignment latest 2015 november

Details:

Please complete the following exercises and/or problems from
the textbook:

  • E14-22
  • P15-30
  • E16-23

Prepare your answers in an Excel workbook, using one
worksheet per exercise or problem.

Save your workbook using the filename
LastnameFirstinitial.ACC 360.T# where the # represents the topic number. For
example, John Doe would submit assignment #5 using the following name:
DoeJ.ACC 360.T5.

You are not required to submit this assignment to Turnitin.

 

GC ACC 360 week 8 assignment latest 2015 november

Details:

Please complete the following exercises and/or problems from
the textbook:

  • P18-36
  • P18-37
  • P18-38
  • E20-16
  • P20-26

Prepare your answers in an Excel workbook, using one
worksheet per exercise or problem.

Save your workbook using the filename
LastnameFirstinitial.ACC 360.T# where the # represents the topic number. For
example, John Doe would submit assignment #5 using the following name:
DoeJ.ACC 360.T5.

You are not required to submit this assignment to Turnitin.