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Carol Sargent

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  • eBooks: 1
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Education

  • BSc, University of Virginia, 1981
  • MSc, University of Virginia, 1982
  • PhD, Georgia State University, 2009

Subjects

  • Business
  • Psychology
  • Education

About Carol Sargent

CPA turned "Learning Scientist!" Carol Sargent is a dual-qualified expert as a retired auditor and financial manager who went back to academia and got her Ph.D. She still has an active CPA license but also specializes in how to convey complex ideas and procedures to students simply and with a bit of enjoyment. She has awards in innovation, instruction, and research and brings all that expertise to coaching you through your learning obstacles. She prides herself in having a vast toolbox of different ways to explain anything. If one way doesn't work, she'll find another. Her teaching is rich with practical examples, grounded in sound educational theory, and expressed in everyday language suitable for the novice. Need to ask someone who has "been there?" Dr. Sargent has 15 years of teaching and 17 years of field experience. Coaching you is the best part of her day. So, please ask!

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eBooks

Everything You Need to Know About Audit Risk

This book provides instruction about inherent risk, control risk, and detection risk. The discussion examines each ingredient individually, with theory and a bullet list of examples, before combining to see how the audit model elements interact with each other. Next, you will see how the financia READ MORE »

Videos

An Introduction to Fixed Overhead Variances

In this series, Academic Expert Carol Sargent introduces us to Fixed Overhead Variances, the final section of her Budgeting Super-Series. Carol explains how there are no established standards to operate by for fixed overhead variances. The two variances to work within are the spending variance and t READ MORE »

An Introduction to Variable Overhead Variances

In this series, Academic Expert Carol Sargent introduces us to Variable Overhead Variances, the fourth section of her Budgeting Super-Series. Carol begins by explaining what variable overhead variance is, how it is a cost driver, and how the two types of VOH standards are the spending variance and t READ MORE »

An Introduction to Direct Labor Variances

In this series, Academic Expert Carol Sargent introduces us to Direct Labor Variances, the third section of her Budgeting Super-Series. Carol explains what direct labor variances are, how the two components are quantity and rate, and the difference between labor rate variance and labor efficiency va READ MORE »

An Introduction to Direct Material Variances

In this series, Academic Expert Carol Sargent introduces us to Direct Material Variances, the second section of her Budgeting Super-Series. Carol explains what direct material variances are, how price and quantity are the two aspects of direct material standards, and finally the difference between t READ MORE »

An Introduction to Standard Costing

In this series, Academic Expert Carol Sargent introduces us to Standard Costing, the first section of her Budgeting Super-Series. In this lecture, Carol explains what standard costing is, how standards are created and calculated during job-costing, the difference between ideal standards and practica READ MORE »

Solution Library

Earrings Unlimited Case 9-30 CASE 9-30 Master Budget with Supporting Schedules

See attached for exhibits and better formatting.

CASE 9-30 Master Budget with Supporting Schedules [LO2, LO4, LO8, LO9, LO10]

You have just been hired as a new management trainee by Earrings Unlimited, a distributor of earrings to various retail outlets located in shopping malls across the co READ MORE »

Business / Finance / Working Capital Management / Cash Budgeting » 456498

Conch Republic Electronics Case

Conch Republic Electronics is a midsized electronics manufacturer located in Key West, Florida. The company president is Shelly Couts, who inherited the company. When it was founded over 70 years ago, the company originally repaired radios and other household appliances. Over the years, the company READ MORE »

Business / Finance / Capital Budgeting / Net Present Value (NPV) » 388100

Using ABC to Improve Product Pricing and Gross Profit Margin

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Drilling Innovations, Inc., produces specialized cutting heads used by companies that drill for oil and natural gas. The company has recently implemented an ABC system for three of its products and is interested in evaluating its effectiveness before converting to an ABC system f READ MORE »

Business / Accounting / Financial Accounting & Bookkeeping / Financial Ratios / Profit Margin » 477099

Audit: Case study 1.2 JUST FOR FEET, Inc.

JUST FOR FEET, INC. CASE STUDY QUESTIONS

Based on Case Study1.2 Just for Feet, Inc. Contemporary Auditing Real Issues and Cases 7th ed. Michael Knapp

1) Prepare common-sized balance sheets and income statements for Just for Feet for the period 1996-1998. Also compute key liquidity, solvency READ MORE »

Business / Accounting / Auditing » 408166

Clark Paints Proposal

Clark Paints: The production department has been investigating possible ways to trim total production costs. One possibility currently being examined is to make the paint cans instead of purchasing them. The equipment needed would cost $200,000, with a disposal value of $40,000, and it would be able READ MORE »

Business / Finance / Capital Budgeting » 407663
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