|Prerequisites||Pass in Mathematics at Standard grade, or equivalent|
|Module Co-ordinator||Dr Boram Lee|
|Lecturers||Dr Boram Lee, Dr Alisdair Dobie|
|Assessment||25% Class Test, 75% Examination|
Module introduction, aim and objectives
This module provides an introduction to management accounting. Management accounting is concerned with providing information to managers, that is people inside an organisation who direct and control its operations. Management accounting provides the essential information which an organisation needs in order to run efficiently.
The focus of this module is in the use of management accounting information in order to help managers in a decision making capacity.
Learning outcomes and skills developed
After completing the module, students should be able to:
In the process of achieving the above outcomes, students will develop skills in analysing and solving problems. Skills in working as part of a group will be developed through tutorial participation.
The core text book for the module is:
Management Accounting, (5th edition), Seal, W., Garrison, R.H., Noreen, E.W. (McGraw Hill 2014).
This module information is representative of what is included in the module in a given year. Details of actual reading, lectures and coursework may vary year to year and will be available at the beginning of the semester.