Management Accounting I

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Subject Aim:

This subject aims to provide students with the operational information and skills relevant to planning, controlling and evaluating accounting information within an organisation. Students will also examine various tools that support management decision-making.

Learning Outcomes:

  1. Apply job costing and process costing techniques.
  2. Discuss the usefulness of activity-based costing for the managerial decision-making process.
  3. Prepare various types of budgets and evaluate the costs and benefits of each type.
  4. Design and evaluate management control systems.

Student Assessment:

Exams will take place in weeks 12 & 13. Please refer to the official Exam Timetable for further information.

The purpose of the assessment tasks is to demonstrate that students have met the learning objectives as set out above. Informal questioning will be used frequently during lectures and tutorials to provide feedback to students on their current level of learning and to highlight areas for development. A final exam will assess students overall assimilation of subject concepts. Assignment briefs will be made available during class and on Moodle.