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Experiential Learning about the Manufacturing Production Process, is topic of School of Business Research Seminar, Sept. 10

“Experiential Learning about the Manufacturing Production Process” will be discussed by Pam Schmidt, assistant professor, accounting, Washburn University School of Business, at the School of Business Research Seminar at 12:30 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 10 in room 104, Henderson Learning Resources Center, Washburn campus. The event is open to the public.

Schmidt will present a LEGO® toy-based, hands-on exercise in manufacturing production, which can be executed in a single class meeting. Learning objectives include understanding the manufacturing production process, applying manufacturing expense concepts of direct materials, direct labor and manufacturing overhead. She also will share a data modeling exercise using a resources, events and agents (REA) accounting model and dataflow diagramming (DFD) techniques.  

Washburn School of Business and Kaw Valley Bank are sponsoring the seminar.

Contact:

Dmitri Nizovtsev, associate professor, economics and international studies coordinator, School of Business, 785-670-1599

Amanda Hughes, university relations, 785-670-2153

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