Prerequisite: MGMT 562. (Summer/3 credits)
This course will select advanced topics in emerging areas of cost management practice for in-depth study. Extensive readings from the practitioner and research literature; cases from real-world manufacturing, service and governmental/non-profit organizations; and roundtable forums will familiarize the graduate business students with some of the issues and trends in current cost management practice. The case analysis focuses on the strategic management implications of contemporary cost analysis.