Robert Costa, MBA

Teaching Faculty, School of Business

Email: rcosta1@plymouth.edu

Education

MBA, Southern New Hampshire University
BS, Accounting, University of Southern Maine

Biography

Professor Bob Costa spent 23 years as a cost accountant and controller in various manufacturing industries. He developed the Y2K and Foreign Sales Corps., under the consulting business, Costahelp. In practice, Bob worked mostly on product standard cost buildups, inventory control, international finance, income-cash forecasting and month end reporting packages. Before joining PSU, Bob served as an adjunct professor at the University of NH, Southern New Hampshire University; and as a full-time associate professor at Rockingham Community College in North Carolina.

“As do all people in manufacturing he encountered, regardless of title, communication is simply on a first name basis, so please call me Bob.”

Bob Costa

Selected Publications

Strategic Finance: “After the Code Rush of ‘99” (Web exclusive) February 2000
Financial Executive: ” Doing the Trade Shows: What’s It Going to Cost You?”  July/August ’95

Awards & Recognition

Certified Management Accountant since September 1993
President, Institute of Management Accountants, New Hampshire Chapter, 1997-8
Advisor, Piedmont HR Students Club, HR Management Association, Greensboro, NC 2004-5
Advisor, Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society, 2008-9

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