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Cost Management: A Strategic Emphasis, 6/e

Edward J. Blocher, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
David E. Stout, Youngstown State University
Paul E. Juras, Babson College
Gary Cokins, SAS/Worldwide Strategy

ISBN: 0078025532
Copyright year: 2013


Instructor Supplements

Online Learning Center (OLC):

The Instructor Edition of the Cost Management: A Strategic Emphasis, 6e Online Learning Center is password-protected and a convenient place for instructors to access course supplements. Resources for professors include: the Instructor and Student Solutions Manual (in both Word and Excel formats), the Test Bank (in both Word and EZ Test Online formats), the Instructor's Resource Guide, teaching notes for the Cases and Readings Supplement, teaching notes for ABC-SAS Software Cases, links to professional resources, sample syllabi, text updates, and the set of Excel tutorials (both Word and Camtasia files).


Student Supplements

Online Learning Center (OLC):

  • Excel Tutorials and Self-Study Problems (in both Word and Camtasia formats): New with the 6th edition are Camtasia files featuring animation and narration for both the set of 20 Excel tutorials and the end-of-chapter self-study problems. The solutions to the self-study problems are provided using brief videos that take an animated, narrated approach and walk through each problem and its solution step by step. The Excel tutorials cover a wide range of topics that allow students to learn more about Excel.
  • Cases and Readings Supplement: This supplement (available free to adopters) contains cases and readings covering a variety of important topics. The case scenarios put students in situations that allow them to think strategically and to apply concepts they've learned in the course. Key readings have been chosen to give students more background into the evolution of strategic cost management topics as well as to contemporary controversies in the field.
  • The Student Edition of the Cost Management: A Strategic Emphasis, 6e Online Learning Center contains many tools designed to help students study, including: check figures, text updates, links to professional resources, chapter overviews, chapter objectives, multiple-choice quizzes, PowerPoint® presentations, and the Regression Analysis Supplement.
  • SAS Software: SAS's Activity-Based Costing (ABC) software is used worldwide for performance management functions and analysis. Cost Management incorporates SAS software in its ABC case material to prepare students for calculating ABC costs, creating cost-driver assignments, and organizing cost information using real-world software. Visit the Blocher Online Learning Center today to learn more about the software and the cases available. Both the cases and the software are available free to adopters.

To obtain an instructor login for this Online Learning Center, ask your local sales representative. If you're an instructor thinking about adopting this textbook, request a free copy for review.