A career as an Information Analyst usually requires a bachelor’s degree in computer science, programming, or related field (Bureau of Labor Statistics 2012-2013). In order for me to obtain this position, I must also have experience using Microsoft applications such as: Excel, Word, and PowerPoint. Strong problem solving skills and a Mathematics background is also helpful. Some important qualities a person must possess are team orientation, and adaptability. They must also be detail oriented and demonstrate strong analytical and reporting
udents consolidate their previous topic-by-topic learning, andthey appreciate such a chapter for final exam study preparation. The summary of the many differentadjectives placed before the word “cost” and the concepts behind these adjectives is useful. However,because there is no conceptually new material here, one need not spend much time on the text. Rather,instructors can jump right into a discussion of one of the chapter’s cases, which is intended to raise issuesthat cut across multiple chapters.CasesPuente Hills Toyota raises many financial responsibility center, performance measurement, and incentivesystems issues in a car dealership setting.Axeon N.V. illustrates the real world application of many management accounting and control concepts,including incremental cost analysis, capital budgeting, sensitivity analysis, transfer pricing, organizationdesign, and control system administration.Case 27-1: Puente Hills ToyotaNote:This case is unchanged from the Twelfth Edition.Purpose of CaseThis case can be used to motivate discussions of a number of topics, including financial responsibilitycenters, performance measurement, transfer pricing, and incentives. The setting is an automobiledealership, a business about which all students have some interest and understanding.
The Seidman College of Business provides a rigorous learning environment, with a student focus, a regional commitment, and a global perspective. In its teaching, scholarship, and service activities the College innovates, applies knowledge, and integrates concepts. FIN 422 Advanced Managerial Finance Winter 2013 Course Description: Application of principles of finance to solving selected business case problems and analyzing current financial topics. Prerequisite: FIN322. Required Materials: Graham and Smart, Introduction to Corporate Finance, 3rd Edition, South-Western Cengage.
The Quantitative Reasoning for Business course will help utilize forecasting methods that are used in operations. The course will also teach concepts of finance such as the break-even analysis. All courses are necessary in successfully applying the concepts learned to real business situations. The desired outcome of the course is to be able to think analytically and make sound business decisions. References Quantitative Reasoning for Business Overview, University of Phoenix
II. Recommended Technical Knowledge PCAOB Auditing Standard No. 5 Paragraph #9 Paragraph #11 Paragraph #33 Paragraph #46 Paragraph #B10 (in Appendix B) III. Classroom Hints This case provides students with an opportunity to apply their technical knowledge about inherent risk and fraud risk to WorldCom’s changing business model during the late 1990's and into 2000. By providing details about WorldCom’s business model during this time, students are able to see the relationship between an audit client's business strategy and inherent risk assessment.
Entry Level Financial Analyst There are many career opportunities that await me upon graduating from Robert Morris University, but I would like to analyze one specific career choice in depth. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, financial analysts provide guidance to businesses and individuals making investment decisions. Financial analysts also assess the performance of stocks, bonds, commodities, and other types of investments (bls.gov). After further analysis, I was able to compartmentalize my career choice into 6 areas including supervision, decision-making, relationships, duties and percentage of time spent, physical dimensions, and jobholder characteristics. To begin with, supervision is somewhat absent in the workplace.
According to Rust (1999) the use of manipulatives is not a new idea. They have been around since ancient time. The human race is familiar with taking real life objects and manipulating them for understanding and knowledge. Like the ancestors of the past, manipulated materials make it possible for students to see the reality in the math concepts that are being used. “Base-ten blocks, algebra tiles, Unifix Cubes, Cuisienaire rods, fraction pieces pattern blocks and geometric solids are examples of manipulaives that can make abstract ideas and symbols more meaningful and understandable for students” (Durmus & Karakirik, 2006, p. 17).
Sprague defines quantitative analysis as “an analysis technique used in finance, business, and research to assess and understand process behavior with the use of mathematical and statistical modeling. Quantitative reasoning is used as a mathematical means of assessing the reality of a current system or process” (2008). In this paper, I will discuss how statistics and other quantitative tools will apply to business and how the University of Phoenix’s Quantitative Reasoning for business course will help students in their roles as manager. Application to Business Mid and upper level managers are typically expected to answer questions and make decisions. Those questions and decisions require using as much analysis as possible.
Another skill that they can learn is database management, he / she will be trained in database software called Microsoft Access 2010 [ (Microsoft Corporation) ]. When they have graduated they will be adept to using the computer programming language and using a database. [ (Tuliana, 2009) ] College is a lifetime experience. You
The tenth chapter offers an approach to create test automatically. In this chapter, a model has been developed by using EDM techniques to estimate the difficulty of the items in the computer-based tests. In the eleventh chapter, an instrument has been developed in Exploratory Learning Environments to support teachers’ understanding of students’ activities and visualize these activities. In the study, novel methods and algorithms for augmenting existing pedagogical software for science education has been developed. In the twelfth chapter, a new approach to find the most dependent test items in students’ response data by adopting the concept of entropy from information theory has been proposed.