Albers School of Business and Economics

Learning Goals

    • Analyze and evaluate costing systems, prepare master budgets, evaluate managerial performance, evaluate management control systems, and provide decision support for cost management, and other operational and strategic managerial decisions.
    • Analyze transaction cycles and accounting processes, evaluate risk, and recommend internal controls for accounting processes.
    • Use software to improve efficiency and internal control, analyze data, and support decision-making.
    • Analyze and communicate the effects of tax rules on partnerships and corporations, and prepare advanced tax returns based on research of pertinent authority to answer tax questions.
    • Prepare and evaluate financial statements according to generally accepted accounting principles and identify, explain, research, resolve, and communicate related accounting issues, including ethical implications of alternatives.
    • Perform in-depth analysis of financial systems and statements, and write a report on the performance, financial condition, management effectiveness, financial risks, and valuation.
    • Demonstrate skills and abilities relevant to the accounting profession, including effective writing and oral communications and working effectively in teams.
    • Be sensitive about and involved with the needs of communities beyond the boundaries of their professional community.