Module Details for the Academic Year 2018/2019

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.

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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
Lectures

24

Specified Learning Activities

16

Autonomous Student Learning

85

Total

125

Description % of Final Grade Timing
Continuous Assessment: < Description >

15

Unspecified
Examination: < Description >

55

2 hour End of Semester Exam
Group Project: < Description >

30

Unspecified

Compensation

This module is not passable by compensation

Resit Opportunities

End of Semester Exam

Remediation

If you fail this module you may repeat, resit or substitute where permissible

Module Requisites and Incompatibles

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Prior Learning

Curricular information is subject to change

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