2.3 After you have read the assigned textbook chapter and after you have watched

2.3 After you have read the assigned textbook chapter and after you have watched the video, The Need for Managerial Accounting Information and Classifying Costs for Decision-Making, enter this forum to discuss how, the firm you work for uses managerial accounting techniques to increase profits, e.g., developing cost factors, cost accounting, developing a cash budget, or using net present value in decision-making. Some students may not be directly involved in managerial accounting. If this is the case, then you may want to discuss this question with a chief financial officer and share the information with your classmates. Some students may not want to address this discussion topic from the perspective of the firm where they work. As such, this can also be discussed from the perspective of how any firm operating in the aviation industry might address the requirements of this discussion topic. Please refer to your Discussion Rubric to review the criteria that will be used to evaluate and grade your postings. This activity is due two days prior to the end of this module. Posting in a timely manner offers your classmates sufficient opportunity to respond to you in the Discussion Board. In turn, please respond to at least two of your classmates by the last day of this module. 3.3 After you have watched the video, Inside American Airlines (Links to an external site.), enter this forum to discuss some techniques American Airlines uses in order to reduce costs and increase profits. The task for this activity goes beyond inventory management (although inventory management may be one technique). Please refer to your discussion rubric to review the criteria that will be used to evaluate and grade your postings. Please note: Your research is not limited to the video. Please refer to your Discussion Rubric to review the criteria that will be used to evaluate and grade your postings. This activity is due two days prior to the end of this module. Posting in a timely manner offers your classmates sufficient opportunity to respond to you in the Discussion Board. In turn, please respond to at least two of your classmates by the last day of this module. 4.2 This module serves as an introduction to mixed costs. Distinctions between fixed and variable costs are important. As activity increases, total variable costs increase, but fixed costs remain the same. This is accurate within the relevant range. Activity changes outside the relevant range can result in increases in either fixed or variable costs. After you have read the assigned textbook chapter, enter this forum to describe how the firm where you work, or any business firm, distinguishes between fixed and variable costs. Provide specific examples. In addition, explain whether fixed cost items or variable cost items get any priority in your firm’s internal decisions to distribute available funds. If you are not directly involved in managerial accounting, you may want to discuss these questions with a Chief Financial Officer and share the information with your classmates. Some students may not want to address this discussion topic from the perspective of the firm where they work. As such, this can also be discussed from the perspective of how any firm operating in the aviation industry might address the requirements of this discussion topic. Please refer to your Discussion Rubric to review the criteria that will be used to evaluate and grade your postings. This activity is due two days prior to the end of this module. Posting in a timely manner offers your classmates sufficient opportunity to respond to you in the Discussion Board. In turn, please respond to at least two of your classmates by the last day of this module. 6.3 After you have watched the video, Absorption and Variable Costing, enter this forum to compare and contrast Absorption Costing and Variable Costing. Identify the strengths and weaknesses of each approach and discuss how to mathematically reconcile the differences between the two approaches. Please refer to your Discussion Rubricto review the criteria that will be used to evaluate and grade your postings. This activity is due two days prior to the end of this module. Posting in a timely manner offers your classmates sufficient opportunity to respond to you in the Discussion Board. In turn, please respond to at least two of your classmates by the last day of this module. 9.3After you have watched the video,Business Ethics, a 21st Century Perspective (Links to an external site.), enter this forum to discuss how the firm you work for addresses or any firm should address ethical issues as they relate to managerial accounting. For example, are there written regulatory or legal guidelines concerning managerial accounting improprieties, are employees evaluated on ethical behavior related to managerial accounting, and how are violations in managerial accounting ethical behavior addressed. Some students may not want to address this discussion topic from the perspective of the firm where they work. As such, this can also be discussed from the perspective of how any firm operating in the aviation industry might address the requirements of this discussion topic.