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Admissions Information
Application and any transcripts are to be submitted directly to:
The Graduate School Madonna University
36600 Schoolcraft Road
Livonia, Michigan 48150-1176
(734) 432-5667 or (800) 852-4951, ext. 5667
Fax (734) 432-5862
Email: grad@madonna.edu

Grad Cert Cost Management
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Grad Cert Cost Management    
   Required Courses    
      ACC 5530   Financial Statement Analysis 3 cr.  The analysis of externally reported financial statements for any organization with financial resources. Topics include analysis of profitability, dividend policy, long and short-term debt payment ability, and cash flow. Prerequisite: ACC 5250. 
      ACC 5550   Accounting Information Systems Design 3 cr.  The applicable skills in the design and implementation of an effective accounting information system. Emphasis placed on the role accountants play as designer, user, and evaluator of information systems. Topics include accounting information technologies, with special emphasis on ethics, fraud and business environment, enterprise resource planning systems, resource events agents approach, electronic commerce, and new internal control techniques such as CORBIT, as well as system design and documentation techniques. Prerequisite: ACC 5250. 
      ACC 6300   Advanced Management Accounting 3 cr.  Advanced managerial accounting topics such as cost-based management techniques, including activity-based costing, target costing, and life cycle costing. Other topics include decentralization, incentive compensation systems, and financial and non-financial measures of performance, including balanced score card, ROI, and economic value added. Prerequisite: ACC 5250. 
      ACC 6500   Contemporary Issues in Cost Management 3 cr.  Exploration of current issues in management accounting practice and theory. Topics include activity-based management techniques, performance motivation and evaluation issues, and cost of quality. Prerequisites: ACC 5250 and ACC 6300. 
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