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Course | Managerial Accounting


Managerial Accounting introduces the fundamentals of management accounting, including manufacturing and cost accounting, budgeting, accounting for managerial decision making, and financial statement analysis. Learners discover how to use accounting information for internal decision-making, planning, and control. The course provides them with the financial acumen necessary to make informed personal and business decisions because accounting knowledge is beneficial to business professionals in every discipline.

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PLANNING TOOLS provides essential information to guide course implementation, including scope and sequence, detailed lesson plans, semester planning outline, course updates, and project overview. Several courses offer free online resources with hyperlinked URLs to enhance blended, synchronous, and asynchronous learning. The scope and sequence guide the resource selections to ensure the content aligns with lesson topics. The online resource collection includes course outlines, modules, lesson plans, videos, projects, and articles.

FOR LEARNERS: Did you know that in 2030, 85% of the jobs are not in existence yet? So, how can what you are learning in school today possibly prepare you for an unknowable future?

The answer is simple! You do not stop learning just because you graduated from high school. You must embrace the concept of life-long learning to thrive in a highly tech-enabled and information-driven future. Your skillsets are less about what a teacher “poured” into your head and more about exploring issues and topics about which you are passionate. In the future, employers will not be as interested in your grade point average as compared to the initiative you took to extend your knowledge.

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Accounting Program for Building the Profession (APBP)

The AICPA offers training for high school teachers on an advanced accounting curriculum. This college-level course provides students with a real-world view of the accounting profession while focusing on the development of critical thinking skills. If you are an accounting, finance or business educator and would like to receive free training, please join us this summer! To learn more about APBP,

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Instructional Units

Unit 1 Getting Started
Unit 2 The Budgeting Process
Unit 3 Cost and Sales Analysis
Unit 4 Manufacturing Cost Accounting
Unit 5 Evaluation of Financial Performance
Unit 6 Managerial Accounting Careers and Culminating Projects

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Instructional Resources

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Ethical Entanglements


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Career Readiness Activity

In this activity, students will learn about the vast number of career opportunities available to them in the...

SAP Developer Pre-Internship

Career Readiness

Developed by SAP, students can experience a career as a software developer in their company.

A Day in the Life

Career Readiness

Want to know what a day in the life of a managerial accountant looks like? Meet real-life CPA's

Start a Wondering

Collective Action Projects

The Wonderment is a non-profit platform for youth-led collective action and exploration

Welcome to the Coffeehouse

Semester Project

Students are responsible for running a coffeehouse

Selling Sneakers


Students explore the financial performance of the world's largest footwear manufacturers

S-H-G-P-0 Bingo


Fun way to reinforce accounting concepts

Sustainable Luxury

Accounting Challenge

A competition in which students must apply critical thinking and accounting management knowledge to design a...

Business Ethics


Ethical behavior and decision-making are essential for successful careers and strong corporate leadership.

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