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B A 521 Managerial Accounting

Course materials

Daytime Program Course Introduction

Daytime Program Course Outline

Weekend Program Course Introduction

Weekend Program Course Outline

Notes and Problems from the Coursepack

Self-study module software download

This file contains the Regression Module and the Linear Programming Module:

After downloading it, extract the files to a folder on your computer and then run the Setup.exe file only.

You will be guided through the regression analysis install first---it may appear not to be doing anything, though it is working.

Then, the linear programming install will begin. There is a TSCC codec install that comes up during this installation in a separate window. You should install that as well.

Upon completion, you should see two shortcuts, one for Regression Analysis and one for Linear Programming.

The instructional modules were designed for an older version of Excel. To activate the Data Analysis Add-on in Excel 2010, use these instructions:

(Thanks to Tushar Shanker MBA '12 for these instructions)

Linear programming computerized self-study lesson

Files to print out before working on the linear programming lesson:




Data for regression problems

Regression data for problems in the course packet: 10-16.xls (or, 10-16.csv) and 10-17.xls (or, 10-17.csv)

Spring semester class times:

Daytime MBA: Mod 2 (daytime) 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. in Bus. 125 and 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in Bus. 126

Exec MBA: See the exec MBA calendar

Office hours


Jerold L. Zimmerman, Accounting for Decision Making and Control, 7th edition, Irwin McGraw-Hill, 2010, ISBN 978-0-07-813672-6, MHID 0-07-813672-5.

Staff Assistant:

Daytime MBA: Lara Jackson, 354 Business, 814 865-1809,

Exec MBA: Melissa Modar, 220 Business, 814-863-0476,

Teaching Assistant

Christine Connell, MAcc '11, 350A Business, 814-863-5467.

Office hours: Wednesday 3:00 p.m. to 3:50 p.m. in Bus. 350A

Schreyer Business Library

Final Exam to be arranged

Where to get the Coursepacket

Data for linear program assignment

Data for the Bayshore caselet: BayshoreData.xls (or, BayshoreData.csv)

Steven Huddart
Smeal College of Business, Penn State University, University Park, PA 16802-3603 USA
(814) 863-0048
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