Liang Song

Liang Song, PhD

Associate Professor

Accounting & Finance

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Charlton College of Business 315

Education

2009Rensselaer Polytechnic InstitutePhD
2004Fudan UniversityMS
2001Jilin UniversityBS

Teaching

  • Financial accounting
  • Managerial accounting
  • Accounting information systems

Teaching

Courses

A study of the basic concepts, analyses, uses and procedures of cost accounting; cost accounting as a managerial tool for business strategy and implementation of operational decisions; how different costs are used for different purposes; ethical issues in operational decisions.

Teaching

Online and Continuing Education Courses

Illustration of the importance of management accounting information in strategic business decisions. The main purpose of Strategic Cost Management (SMC) is to support decision-makers in developing, communicating, implementing, evaluating and modifying organizational strategy. We develop the role of cost management in making strategic decision using three tolls: value chain analysis, strategic positioning analysis, and cost driver analysis (activity-based costing).

A study of the basic concepts, analyses, uses and procedures of cost accounting; cost accounting as a managerial tool for business strategy and implementation of operational decisions; how different costs are used for different purposes; ethical issues in operational decisions.

Advanced concepts and methods of the flow of accounting information through the organization. The course emphasizes uses of accounting so that managers can effectively make plans to control resources, including planning and controlling of business activities and managerial decision making.
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Illustration of the importance of management accounting information in strategic business decisions. The main purpose of Strategic Cost Management (SMC) is to support decision-makers in developing, communicating, implementing, evaluating and modifying organizational strategy. We develop the role of cost management in making strategic decision using three tolls: value chain analysis, strategic positioning analysis, and cost driver analysis (activity-based costing).
Register for this course.

A study of the basic concepts, analyses, uses and procedures of cost accounting; cost accounting as a managerial tool for business strategy and implementation of operational decisions; how different costs are used for different purposes; ethical issues in operational decisions.
Register for this course.

Research

Research interests

  • Earnings management
  • Audit quality
  • Corporate governance
  • Financial institutions
  • Capital market

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