Our book has an accompanying website at McGraw-Hill, where you can get some additional free learning and study resources for your management accounting classes, as follows:

  • free sample chapter – this Chapter 1, which gives an idea of how we approach management accounting.
  • the books preface – where you can see the key features of the book and a sumamry of each chapter.
  • some free student quizzes –  here you select by quizzes by chapter. Typically you get about ten multiple -choice type exercises for each chapter.

You might also find the following YouTube clips useful:

4 – Costing Systems http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fzDsSAU2A-s 1.28 Cost Systems Dubai Metro   This video discusses the construction of the Dubai metro.

 

5 – Cost Reporting http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N6nCPcEJGUA 2.16 Cost Reporting US cemetery cutting costs with solar power.This video discusses the types of costs incurred by a municipal cemetery.

 

8 – Traditional Budgeting http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Duz8CsQJDA 2.17 Functional Sales Budgets: Predicting Future Sales Defence Budgets & Farnborough Air show, UK.This video looks at external environmental factors which impact sales budgets.

 

9 – Standard Costing, flexible budgets and variance analysis http://youtu.be/CLGuVkG86Bc?t=2m31s 4.16 Standard Costing Cadburys: How is Chocolate Made?The video shows several stages of making chocolate – from the original source to the factory.

 

10 – Beyond Traditional Budgeting http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=79f6NQTALaI&feature=relmfu 3.48 Beyond Traditional Budgeting Handelsbanken – using the beyond budgeting philosophy.(A Swedish Bank that operates throughout Sweden, Norway, Finland and the UK)
11 – Short-term Decision Making: Cost Volume Profit analysis http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=puSPFtwTOD0 2.58 CVP: Understanding the costs Tesco explores falling sales volumes in 2011/12 in their UK stores.
12 – Cost Behaviour and estimation http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6yYoyBIbmZM 0.33 Cost Estimation Methods Smoking in IsraelThis video focuses on the estimated costs that the effects that smoking has on the economy.

 

13 – Decision Making: relevant costs and revenues http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c1yt0_cPUJM 3.41 Relevant Costs and Revenues Stena Line Ferry  RefurbishmentThe following video clip from Stena Line shows the refurbishing of one of their passenger ferries.

 

15 – Capital Investment Decisions http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NHgIU73Ke84 1.16 Investment Strategies Coca-Cola’s $3bn investment in India
17 – Accounting for Strategic Management http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oNy8kupW8oI 3:01 The Balance Scorecard Prof. Bob Kaplan on The Balanced Scorecard
19 – Cost Management, value creation and sustainable development http://youtu.be/lI79skHkhd4 2.04 Sustainability   Walmart Asia – Hidden Savings with SustainabilityThis short excerpt of an interview with the President and CEO of Walmart, Asia highlights that sustainability may also translate into cost savings, which in turn can support price competitiveness.

 

21 – Information Systems and Management Accounting http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7tAgbni9kpY 0.30 Big-Data IBM Predictive Analytics – A German BakeryThis example illustrates how Big Data can improve profitability: by identifying hidden connections using analytics.

 

22 – Managing Change and Challenges for the Future http://www.cgma.org/Resources/Videos/Pages/ethical-conduct.aspx 5:57 Ethics CGMA: a fictional example