Advanced Management Accounting

Victoria University of Wellington

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Advanced Management Accounting

  • Host University

    Victoria University of Wellington

  • Location

    Wellington, New Zealand

  • Area of Study

    Accounting, Financial Management

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    ACCY 001, 223

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

    15
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4 - 6
  • Overview

    Description
    An in-depth analysis of selected topics in cost and management accounting.

    Course Learning Objectives
    By the end of this course, students should be able to:
    1. Evaluate an organisation?s strategy and associated risks using a strategy-based value chain and examine the linkages to and between strategy, processes and activities.
    2. Explain the importance of strategic decision-making and the resulting implications for an organisation at the strategic, process and activity level.
    3. Evaluate divisionalisation options, alternative transfer pricing systems, and performance management systems.
    4. Discuss supplier and customer value and the management accounting implications of supplier and customer linkages.
    5. Examine the management accounting contribution to the management of quality and sustainability.

    Assessment
    Test 1 20%
    Test 2 20%
    Final Examination 60%

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