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Ashford ACC - Final Paper




Question;Final Paper;Due to varying business characteristics, the managerial;accounting techniques applied in each business may differ. For example, a business in the start-up phase;may rely heavily upon budgeting and capital investment techniques, whereas, a business;in the mature/maintaining phase may rely heavily upon cost management and;quality control. Ultimately, the;techniques used by management should assist the business in achieving its;short-term and long-term goals through effective decision-making.;For your Final Paper, you will analyze the role of;managerial accounting in two parts. Part;I will provide a general overview of managerial accounting. Part II will provide examples of how;managerial accounting theories and principles are applied in the business;world. You may find it helpful to;reflect upon your own professional experiences for examples.;Part I (Three to four;double-spaced pages);Present the following;Definition of managerial accounting;Role of managerial accounting and the management accountant;in a business or organization;Ethical issues/concerns for the management accountant;General description of at least three managerial accounting;techniques available and their application within a business or organization;Part II (Four to six;double-spaced pages);Select at least three of the five topics identified below;Cost Management Techniques;Costing Methods;Capital Investment Decision Techniques;Budgeting;Quality Control;For each topic selected present real world examples of the;application of managerial accounting techniques within a business or;organization. Examples may be gathered;from your own professional experiences or from case studies obtained from;credible sources (excluding textbook examples explored in previous weeks). Presentation of each example should include;how a managerial accounting technique was applied in the business or;organization?s decision-making model. Be;sure to support your example with calculations when applicable.;Writing the Final Paper;The Final Paper;1. Must be eight;to ten double-spaced pages in length, and formatted according to APA style as;outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.;2. Must include a;title page with the following;a. Title of paper;b. Student?s name;c. Course name and number;d. Instructor?s name;e. Date submitted;3. Must begin;with an introductory paragraph that has a succinct thesis statement.;4. Must address;the topic of the paper with critical thought.;5. Must end with;a conclusion that reaffirms your thesis.;6. Must use at;least five scholarly sources.;7. Must document;all sources in APA style, as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.;8. Must include a;separate reference page, formatted according to APA style as outlined in the;Ashford Writing Center.


Paper#41888 | Written in 18-Jul-2015

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