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Michael Kane

Principal Lecturer

Department of Business Studies
National Technical Institute for the Deaf

Office Location
60-2780

Michael Kane

Principal Lecturer

Department of Business Studies
National Technical Institute for the Deaf

Education

BS, MS, Rochester Institute of Technology; MS, Gallaudet University

Currently Teaching

NACC-130
3 Credits
This course provides students with information and resources needed to understand the creation and implementation of a budget, use of credit and borrowing money responsibly, financial rights and ways to safeguard their money, and factors used to determine their readiness to buy a home or make other major purchases. Information on financial institutions such as banks, credit unions, and savings and loan organizations will also be covered. This course will provide students with basic financial literacy so they can develop sound financial management of their personal income as well as an understanding of the economic events that can influence their financial well being and society as a whole.
NACC-203
3 Credits
Cost accounting is the focus of this course. Coverage includes manufacturing statements, cost theory, integration of materials, labor and overhead, average and FIFO process costing methods, equivalent units, multiple products, changes in units, budgeting, cost classification and computerized applications. Students complete a comprehensive project. Computerized spreadsheet applications are required.
NACC-204
3 Credits
This capstone experience gives students an opportunity to reinforce and apply accounting skills previously studied. Students will apply skills using a variety of approaches including case studies, simulations, projects, teamwork, and presentations. Students will research, review and interpret financial data and its impact on managerial decisions. The course will also discuss the workplace as it relates to communication, interpersonal skills, decision-making, ethics and lifelong learning skills in a professional accounting environment.
NACC-208
3 Credits
This course offers a comprehensive, hands-on learning experience designed to equip students with the skills and knowledge required to succeed in this specialized area of accounting. This course prepares students to become proficient in bookkeeping while using advanced accounting software. Students will gain skills in managing financial transactions, maintaining records, and how to contribute to the financial health of a business.
NAST-160
3 Credits
Emphasis will be on creating, formatting, and enhancing worksheets; creating and applying formulas and functions; building and formatting charts; using What-If analysis and creating templates. Upon completion, students will be able to design and enhance basic spreadsheets.
NBUS-200
3 Credits
This course introduces students to a broad overview of the form and structure of multinational organizations. It provides students with a basic knowledge of the history, organization and operation of business and its particular vocabulary.