10 Credits AUTUMN

Aims/Description: This module provides an introduction to the theory and practice of management and financial management in relation to organisational decision making, strategy, allocation of resources and understanding financial governance. The use of financial and non-financial information to inform decision making, contribution to strategy and management control is included in the scope of the module including both short-term and long-term time horizons considered. Topics include budgeting, cost behaviour, capital investment decisions, balanced scorecard, strategic management accounting, using accounting to shape external environment (including CSR reports).

Staff Contact: REBER BEAT
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Independent Study
Assessment: Course work

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