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Management Accounting

Overview

Module description

This module gives you a deeper appreciation of the theoretical and practical issues associated with management accounting and provides an opportunity to critically evaluate management accounting methods. You will study the use of accounting data and information in the planning and control functions of management and the decision-making process, and be able to develop your technical management accounting skills as well as your analytical and problem-solving abilities.

Learning objectives

By the end of this module, you will be able to:

  • use a considerable body of professional knowledge and theoretical techniques in the field of cost and management accounting to address practical business problems
  • consider and evaluate emerging management accounting techniques in a changing business environment
  • integrate the role of management accounting with the overall function of management
  • integrate subject matter studied on related modules and demonstrate the multidisciplinary aspect of practical management problems
  • use academic theory and research to question established management accounting concepts.