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Politecnico di Torino
Academic Year 2009/10
01LQIDR, 01LQIAX, 01LQIJA
Introduction to managerial economics for engineers
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Teacher Status SSD Les Ex Lab Tut Years teaching
Fabre Silvio       40 0 0 0 1
SSD CFU Activities Area context
ING-IND/35 4 T - Attivita formative caratterizzanti transitate in discipline affini o integrative Ingegneria gestionale
Objectives of the course
The course is a general introduction to the main topics of cost accounting, management control systems and capital budgeting. This course develops principles of economics to enable managers to manage more effectively the accounting process to address typical decisional and strategic issues in business management and development.
Expected skills
The student is expected to be able to understand how cost accounting supports management accounting and financial accounting and how management accountants affect strategic decisions into an organization's structure.
Prerequisites
Introductory course, no specific prerequisites are required.
Syllabus
Introduction to the different economic view of the company
Cost accounting fundamentals: introduction to cost concepts, costing systems and cost allocation
The accounting system: balance sheet, cash flow and income statement
Management control systems: information for decision and strategy
Capital budgeting and investment valuation
Laboratories and/or exercises
No laboratories are scheduled at the present time.
Bibliography
Horngren, Datar, Foster, Cost Accounting. A managerial emphasis, Eleventh Editino, Prentice Hall
Lecture material provided during the course.
Revisions / Exam
Written examination including open-answer questions and exercises on the course topics.

Programma definitivo per l'A.A.2009/10
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