Management Accounting

University of Otago

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Management Accounting

  • Host University

    University of Otago

  • Location

    Dunedin, New Zealand

  • Area of Study

    Accounting, Finance, Management Science

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    ACCT 222 and (ACCT 233 or ACFI 201)

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4 - 6
  • Overview

    A systematic and in-depth analytic treatment of management accounting topics that encourages the application of analytic reasoning and use of formal models to assist managers in decision making and control activities.

    Teaching Arrangements
    This paper is taught through lectures and seminars.

    Course Structure
    Understanding and integrating theories of Organisational Behaviour, Strategic Management and Organisational Theory to Management Accounting.

    Learning Outcomes
    This paper will build on the student's existing management accounting knowledge by:
    - Carrying out costing and quantitative techniques at an advanced level
    - Reviewing the literature that challenges the validity of traditional quantitative techniques
    - Applying and defending the appropriateness of techniques to the production and presentation of information for management decision making by the use of case studies

    Revenue and Cost Management Authors: William Maguire and Paul Rouse.Publisher: South-Western Cengage Learning

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