This course examines how accounting information impacts business operations, strategic decision making, and the achievement of organizational goals. Key roles of the managerial accounting discipline that analyze metrics, financial control, and enterprise-wide strategic planning are examined. The focus is on learning and exercising skills that help managers define, develop, and implement data-driven plans that can improve an organization’s financial performance. Students will learn how accounting-based financial information is generated, collected, organized and interpreted. After course completion, students will understand how to use managerial accounting information to make strategic decisions, and measure results to determine the success and shortcomings of their efforts in establishing best practices inside the organization.