ACC40350 Management Accounting

Academic Year 2021/2022

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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Curricular information is subject to change

Learning Outcomes:

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.

Indicative Module Content:

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.

Student Effort Type Hours
Lectures

24

Specified Learning Activities

16

Autonomous Student Learning

85

Total

125

Requirements, Exclusions and Recommendations

Not applicable to this module.


Module Requisites and Incompatibles
Not applicable to this module.
 
Assessment Strategy  
Description Timing Open Book Exam Component Scale Must Pass Component % of Final Grade
Continuous Assessment: Group case assignment Throughout the Trimester n/a Standard conversion grade scale 40% No

30

Continuous Assessment: Individual written assignment Unspecified n/a Standard conversion grade scale 40% No

60

Continuous Assessment: Individual class participation and interaction Varies over the Trimester n/a Standard conversion grade scale 40% No

10


Carry forward of passed components
No
 
Resit In Terminal Exam
Autumn Yes - 2 Hour
Feedback Strategy/Strategies

• Group/class feedback, post-assessment

How will my Feedback be Delivered?

Not yet recorded.

Name Role
Jack Massey Tutor

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