Module Details for the Academic Year 2017/2018

ACC40020 Management Accounting

Management Accounting is important for implementing and controlling an organization's strategy. This course focuses in particular on the technical and behavioural attributes of management accounting systems to allow the participants to develop their understanding of, and their ability to act upon the use and design of management accounting systems for decision-making and planning and controlling operations within an organization's strategy.
On completing this module participants should be able to:- know and master some key instruments and tools such as, for example, cost behaviour and causal analysis, critical success factor identification, anticipatory management, ex-post analysis and evaluation;- evaluate the relevance of the key instruments and tools so as to know when to use them appropriately for decision-making;- explain how the cost and managerial information system that supports decision tools operates;- understand how information, including accounting data, affects behaviour and decision-making;- modify or request modifications in the managerial information system to meet the specific decision-making needs of any organizational unit. 
Item Workload
Autonomous Student Learning 85 hours
Lectures 24 hours
Specified Learning Activities 16 hours
Description FINAL Timing
Continuous Assessment :< Description > 10% of Final Grade Unspecified
Examination :< Description > 60% of Final Grade 2 Hour End Of Semester Exam
Group Project : < Description > 30% of Final Grade Unspecified
Resit Opportunities

End of Semester Exam


If you fail this module you may repeat, resit or substitute where permissible 
Curricular information is subject to change

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