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Management accounting 788


 
Module code GIA 788
Qualification Postgraduate
Faculty Gordon Institute of Business Science
Module content

Management accounting provides managers with timely and appropriate information – firstly in order to understand the cause and behaviour of costs and to meaningfully allocate these costs to products, customers and inventories; secondly to assist in planning, budgeting and decision making; and finally in order to measure performance.  This course is intended as an introduction for individuals who will plan, make business decisions and evaluate the performance of business units using information derived from the accounting system. You will understand the benefits of basic management accounting tools and techniques and learn how these concepts can be useful in different managerial decision-making situations.

Module credits 12.00
Prerequisites No prerequisites.
Contact time Twenty four hours
Language of tuition English
Academic organisation Gordon Institute of Business S
Period of presentation Semester 1 or Semester 2

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