Cost and Management Accounting Syllabus - BBA (TU)

  • Short Name N/A
  • Course code ACC 202
  • Semester Fourth Semester
  • Full Marks 100
  • Pass Marks 45
  • Credit Hrs 3
  • Elective/Compulsary Compulsary

Cost and Management Accounting

Chapter wise complete Notes.

Course Description

Course Objectives

The primary objective of the module is to provide students with an understanding of the concepts, tools and techniques of cost and management accounting and their application in managerial decision making.

Course Description

This course comprises conceptual foundation of cost and management accounting, segregation of cost, accounting for material and labour, allocation apportionment and absorption of overhead cost, income statement under variable and absorption costing technique, standard costing system with material and labour cost variance, flexible budgeting under  different levels of activities, overhead cost variance, preparation of functional and financial budget in a manufacturing/non-manufacturing concern, decision regarding alternative choices.

Unit Contents

Unit 1: Conceptual Foundation                                                                                                                                                   LH 4

  • Cost & management accounting: Meaning, objectives, importance, advantages and limitations, differences between financial accounting and cost accounting, management accounting and cost

·    Cost concept and its classification.

  • Concept and method of cost segregation: i) Two point method and ii) Least square method &

iii) Estimation of cost

Unit 2: Accounting for Materials                                                                                                                                                  LH 3

  • Materials/Inventory: Concept, reasons and objectives for holding material /
  • Inventory Control: Meaning, importance and techniques, Economic order quantity with and without discount, Re-order, maximum, minimum, danger and average stock levels under the condition of

Unit 3: Accounting for Labour Cost                                                                                                                                                  LH 3

  • Labour cost: Concept and need for control of labour
  • Incentive wages Plan: Halsey and Rowan premium Plan, Taylor's differential piece rate system, Gantt's Task and Bonus

Unit 4: Accounting for Overhead Cost:                                                                                                                                             LH 4

  • Overhead cost: Meaning, classification, importance
  • Accounting and Distribution of overhead cost: Allocation, apportionment and absorption of overhead

Unit 5: Accounting for Profit Planning                                                                                                                                             LH 8

  • Absorption costing: Concept, importance, income statement under absorption costing technique,
  • Variable costing: Concept, importance, income statement under variable costing technique, reconciliation statement between absorption and variable costing techniques showing the causes of difference.
  • Cost Volume profit analysis: Meaning, importance, Contribution margin analysis, Break-even- analysis: under constant and the following underlying situations: changes on selling price, fixed cost, & variable cost, and under step fixed cost, Break-even-analysis of multi-products firms, assumptions of CVP analysis and its

Unit 6: Standard costing                                                                                                                                            LH 4

  • Standard costing: Concept, preliminaries to establish standard costing system, difference between standard   costing                    and           budgetary       control,                 advantages  and         


·    Variance analysis:

Material variance: Concept and calculation of cost, price, usage, mix and yield variances. Labour variance: Concept and calculation of cost, efficiency, rate, mix, idle time and yield variances.

Unit 7: Flexible budgeting                                                                                                                                                   LH 4

  • Flexible budgeting: Limitations of static budget, concept, importance of flexible budget, flexible budgeting for overhead cost control, flexible budget in different level of activity.
  • Overhead cost variance: Concept and calculation of capacity, efficiency and spending

Unit 8: Budgeting and Profit Planning                                                                                                                                                  LH 12

  • Concept and objectives of
  • Preparation of budget for manufacturing and non-manufacturing concern: sales budget, production budget, purchase budget, direct labour and overhead cost budget.
  • Cash collection and disbursement budget, budgeted income statement, budgeted balance

Unit 9: Accounting for Alternative Choices for Decision Making                                                                                                                                                   LH 6

  • Concept of decision making, types of decision making: Make of buy decision, Drop or continue decision, Accept or reject special offer, decision to sell or further processing.
Text and Reference Books

Suggested Books

Ronald W. Hilton, and David E. Platt Managerial Accounting, MCgraw Hill, Irwin.

Charles T. Horngren, Srikant M. Datar and George foster, Cost Accounting , A managerial Emphasis,

Pearson Education

Colin Drury, Management and Cost Accounting, ELBS with Chapman and HallJerry J. Weygandt, Jawahar Lal, Cost Accounting, Tata McGraw Hill Co., New Delhi

  1. Lucy, Cost Accounting, Tata McGraw Hill Co., New Delhi.

M.R. Koirala, and, Cost and Management Accounting, Buddha Academy Publication House, Kathmandu.

Yamesh man Singh, Khagendra P. Ojha, Chiranjibi Acharya, Cost and Management Accounting, Buddha Academic Publishers and Distributors Pvt.Ltd.

R.M. Dangol and, Cost and Management Accounting, Taleju Publishing House, Kathmandu

Koirala, Y.R. and, Cost and Management Accounting, Ashmita Publication, Kathmandu.