|| ACM3110 |
|| DEVELOPMENTS IN MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTING |
|| 2007/2008 |
|| To Be Arranged |
|| Semester 2 |
| Course delivery
|| Lecture || 2 Hours. |
|Assessment Type||Assessment Length/Details||Proportion|
|Semester Exam||2 Hours ||50%|
|Semester Assessment|| Coursework (2000 words) ||50%|
|Supplementary Assessment|| Re-sit/Re-submission of failed element or elements||100%|
Learning outcomesOn successful completion of this module students should be able to:
Demonstrate an understanding of the various theoretical perspectives applicable to management accounting
Analyse and evaluate the nature of contemporary cost management and management accounting practices.
Assess the potential and limitations of modern management accounting techniques.
Relate management accounting practices to its organisational and institutional setting.
Develop analytical, communication and presentational skills in management and accounting context
The course aims to provide:
- an advanced overview of current research and practice in the areas of management accounting,
- a set of frameworks useful in uderstanding emerging issues in management accounting,
- a practical application of some of the theoretical issues and illustrations from the field of business.
This module is concerned with the important theoretical and practical developments in the area of management accounting. Insights from theory and new practices that are explored include new methods of operations management, new accounting methods stemming from new manufacturing cost management philosophies, activity-based costing, and strategy and performance appraisal.
Theoretical Perspectives on Management Accounting, particularly in relation to the organisational, institutional and behavioural context
Strategic Management Accounting
Costing and the New Operations Managements (EOQ, JIT, ERP, e-Commerce, Quality Measurement and Management) - Case Study and Evidence
Activity Based Costing and Activity Based Management - Case Study and Evidence
Performance Measurement and Management (Balanced Scorecard, Non-Financial Indicators, Measurement Challenges for the Non-Profit Sector) - Case Study and Evidence
** Recommended Text
Ashton, Hopper and Scapens (1995) Issues in Management Accounting,
2nd edition. Prentice Hall
Drury, Colin (2000) Management and Cost Accounting,
5th or 6th edition. Thomson Learning
Horngren, Bihmani, Foster and Datar (2002) Management and Cost Accounting,
2nd edition. Prentice Hall
Kaplan and Atkinson (1998) Advanced Management Accounting,
3rd edition. Prentice Hall
Smith, Malcolm (1995) Performance Measurement and Management,
1st edition,. Sage Publications
This module is at CQFW Level 7