Management Accounting for Business Decisions
Value: 15 credits
The half unit course introduces management accounting to an intermediary level. The aim of the course is for students to develop an appreciation of the main approaches to measuring, analysing and reporting information to support management decisions. The course is designed to explore the principles and concepts of management accounting, and also discusses its behavioural implications.
The objectives for the course are as follows:
- Examine the major aspects of management accounting in the organisation;
- Provide insights into the changing nature of manufacturing practice and the recent development of other management accounting methods (for example Strategic Management Accounting) and the impact on the role of the management accountant;
- Facilitate the development of skills for, and knowledge of, management accounting in the organisation.
AcF 213M or AcF213L is compulsory for all majors in Accounting, for majors in Finance and Management Studies, and is optional for majors in Finance, Finance & Economics or anyone else with the pre-requisite of AcF 100, AcF 111 or AcF 261.
Year/course type: 2ma, 2mi, 3mi
Terms taught: Michaelmas (M) and Lent (L)
Contact hours: 30 total (20 lectures, 10 tutorials/seminars)
AC.F100 or AC.F111 or AC.F261
To be announced.