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A recap of the Excel data analytics project blog posts

Hello! I have posted a few data analytics projects here on my blog and thought it might be useful as the semester starts to post the links in one post. Here goes: Project 1: Transaction analysis for Introductory financial accounting using the City of Somerville, MA, online checkbook data set (link) Project 2: Budgeting and […]

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7 Excel projects for your managerial accounting course

Ready or not, welcome to the fall semester! I thought I would repost this information as you are getting ready to kick off the new semester. If you teach managerial accounting, you may want to look at Dr. Karen Braun’s Excel projects for managerial accounting. She has created seven Excel projects on various topics in […]

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Data analytics project: Budgeting and performance evaluation for introductory managerial accounting using the City of Somerville, MA, online checkbook data set

As promised in my data analytics introductory financial accounting project blog post, here is the second data analytics project I have developed. This one covers budgeting and performance evaluation in introductory managerial accounting. Background After thinking about the best tool to use for data analytics in the introductory classes, I decided to use Excel as […]

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7 Excel projects for your managerial accounting course

Welcome to spring semester! I thought I would repost this information as you are getting ready to kick off the new semester. If you teach managerial accounting, you may want to look at Dr. Karen Braun’s Excel projects for managerial accounting. She has created seven Excel projects on various topics in managerial accounting, complete with […]

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Karen Braun’s 7 Excel projects for managerial accounting

If you teach managerial accounting, you may want to look at Dr. Karen Braun’s Excel projects for managerial accounting. She has created seven Excel projects on various topics in managerial accounting, complete with step-by-step student instructions and instructor solutions. The topics include: Job costing Cost behavior CVP analysis Process costing Budgeting Flexible budgeting Division evaluation […]

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Introductory managerial accounting Jeopardy game for end-of-semester review

A few days ago, I shared a Jeopardy-style PowerPoint file that can be used for an end-of-semester review in introductory financial accounting classes. In this post, I am sharing a Jeopardy-style game that covers basic topics within an introductory managerial accounting course. This PowerPoint file contains a Jeopardy-style game suitable for use in an introductory […]

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How will zero-based budgeting impact Unilever?

Unilever is a multinational consumer goods company headquartered in Rotterdam, Netherlands, and London, United Kingdom.  Some of its major brands in the U.S. include Dove, Hellman’s, Lipton, and Ben & Jerry’s.  The company is organized into four main divisions including Foods, Refreshment (beverages and ice cream), Home Care, and Personal Care. Despite reporting better than […]

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Why is Campbell Soup Company using zero-based budgeting?

Consumers are increasingly distrusting “Big Food,” and Campbell Soup Company (CPB) is working to counter the effects of that trend by offering more healthy or natural alternatives.  For example, Campbell’s recently introduced a new line of organic soups, Campbell’s® Organics, and acquired both Bolthouse Farms juices and Plum Organics baby food. In addition to expanding […]

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Why is Coca-Cola using zero-based budgeting?

In recent years, The Coca-Cola Company (KO) is facing decreased global demand for its soft drinks due to customer health concerns about the sugary drinks. It has responded to decreased demand with a variety of ways, including cost cutting measures. In October 2014, Coke announced a $3 billion cost-cutting effort that would impact the entire […]

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What assumptions go into preparing a budget for a New York Fashion Week show?

In a recent news article in Business Insider, estimates of the various costs associated with putting on a show during New York Fashion Week were listed. These cost estimates are listed below: Rent $0 to $100,000 Hair and makeup: $0 to $100,000 Stylist: $5,000 to $20,000 Public relations: $10,000 to $20,000 Models: $0 to $200,000 […]

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