Advanced Managerial Accounting (ACCT6006)
UNIT OF STUDY
This unit examines a number of advanced topics in managerial accounting as they relate to the use of key analytic and calculative techniques for decision making and value creation. The topics are biased towards those that are relevant and even contentious to contemporary practice and include: the potential inconsistencies between management accounting and strategic decision making and control; yield management; executive compensation and reward systems; ethical issues in budget setting and performance management; the theory of the firm and outsourcing; issues in managing joint ventures and strategic alliances; intellectual capital management and development; performance measurement systems; and innovation and change in management accounting practice. An overview of each topic area is provided before exploring the topics more deeply by examining current research and/or working through case studies to provide insights into contemporary business practice.
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1 x 3hr class per week
seminar assignments (35%), seminar contribution (15%), and final examination (50%)
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