Management Accounting 2

University of Glasgow

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Management Accounting 2

  • Host University

    University of Glasgow

  • Location

    Glasgow, Scotland

  • Area of Study

    Accounting, Finance

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    Management Accounting 1 or equivalent.

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • Scotcat Credits

    20
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    5
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    7
  • Overview

    This course provides a continuation of the management accounting teaching from Management Accounting 1. In particular to equip students with the ability to critically examine the suitability and effectiveness of management accounting approaches for a variety of management challenges.

    Course Aims:

    • Aid students to develop a thorough knowledge and understanding of the theory, principles, concepts and techniques used in management accounting primarily to assist managers in running a more effective business; and,
    • Equip students with the ability to critically examine the suitability and effectiveness of management accounting approaches for a variety of management challenges.


    By the end of this course students will be able to:

     

    1. Describe management accounting innovations and their impacts on business management and organizational practices.
    2. Use of variety of financial and non-financial data for planning and decision-making purposes.
    3. Apply cost management and performance measurement techniques to a variety of management situations.
    4. Critically evaluate the behavioural and organizational implications of the use of management accounting.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) credits are converted to semester credits/quarter units differently among U.S. universities. Students should confirm the conversion scale used at their home university when determining credit transfer.

Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.