Presents advanced knowledge and skills in management accounting for support in organisational strategic decision-making. Students will develop and apply analytical and problem-solving skills to provide advice on issues associated with strategy development, implementation and monitoring. Using case studies, students will tackle contemporary issues such as sustainable management practices, effective corporate social responsibility and managing multi-national operations.
Topic 1: Management decision making and corporate strategy: review of strategic management accounting concepts
Topic 2: Managing product mix and product pricing
Topic 3: Managing supply chains and just-in-time inventory management systems
Topic 4: Governance and risk management: relevant information for strategic decision making and management of risk assessments
Topic 5: Managing corporate sustainability and life cycle analysis
Topic 6: Management decision making and the balanced scorecard: frameworks for the analysis of corporate strategy (1)
Topic 7: Management decision making and the balanced scorecard: frameworks for the analysis of corporate strategy (2) & other performance management systems
Topic 8: Managing multinational operations: transfer pricing (1)
Topic 9: Managing multinational operations: transfer pricing (2)
Topic 10: Managing and compensating executive performance: distinguishing executive performance from organisational performance
Topic 11: Measuring and managing shareholder value creation
Topic 12: Case study review and exam preparation
Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.
Learning outcomes and graduate attributes
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:||GA1||GA2||GA3||GA4||GA5||GA6||GA7|
|1||Appraise the role of management accounting information in organisational planning and control, performance measurement and strategic decision-making||Knowledge of a discipline||Communication and social skills|
|2||Critically analyse management accounting concepts and techniques||Knowledge of a discipline|
|3||Apply management accounting techniques to support strategic business decisions||Ethical practice||Knowledge of a discipline|
|4||Evaluate issues associated with organisational governance, risk management and ethical practices and present recommendations.||Ethical practice||Knowledge of a discipline||Communication and social skills|
Teaching and assessment
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2017 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 3
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