Comparing ABC System with a Traditional Costing System

Comparing ABC System with a Traditional Costing System

Comparing ABC System with a Traditional Costing System.

This case focuses on student learning objectives as it relates to the course objectives (CO) described under the Getting Started – About This Course page:

  • clearly demonstrate knowledge of aspects of CVP analysis, cost accumulation/tracing/ and allocation, and forms of cost management. (CO1, CO2)
  • exhibit problem-solving skills dealing with CVP analysis, cost accumulation/tracing/ and allocation, and forms of cost management. (CO1, CO2)
  • utilize and build excel skills necessary to develop, analyze, and evaluate data in making managerial accounting decisions dealing with CVP analysis, cost allocation, and activity-based costing. (CO1, CO2, CO3)

General Instructions:
For this case, you will be responsible for answering exercises 5-6A and 5-7A on page 228-229 from the text. These two exercises build off of each other.

Detailed Instructions:
Please use excel for computations in both exercises and word for the explanation in 5-7A c. SInce this case deals with two exercises, you do not have to have two excel and two word documents. Simply create one excel and one word document to complete the assignment.