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This course introduces management accounting and the difference between this strand of accounting and that studied in the BU5031 module. It develops in students the ability to apply complex problem-solving techniques in the planning, control and decision-making process. It shows how quantitative methods and analytical techniques can be applied in management accounting solutions to management problems. The course seeks to develop in students an understanding the organisational context as well as the nature of management accounting information. The focus is to enhance students’ problem-solving and communication skills, and develop their ability to select and apply appropriate techniques in specific contexts.
|Session||Second Sub Session||Credit Points||15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)|
Introduction to Management Accounting Short term decision making Long term decision making Budgeting and planning Costing systems – traditional and ABC Performance measurement – financial and non-financial Behavioural issues in Management Accounting.
Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.
One 30% piece of course work (management reports of 2,000 words); one group presentation (10%); one 2 hour exam (60%).
Resit: 2hr written examination, 100%.
There are no assessments for this course.