BUSI 4008 R - Advanced Management Accounting and Control

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Builds on concepts covered in management and cost accounting courses. Integrates relevant issues from other functional areas: strategic uses of cost management, budgeting, and performance evaluation systems in managerial planning and control. Prerequisite(s): BUSI 3008 with a grade of C- or higher.

This is a case based course on Management Control Systems; it will build on concepts that you have learnt in other management and cost accounting courses. Through the use of cases, this course will integrate relevant issues from other functional areas, such as; cost management, performance measurement, performance evaluation, budgeting, reward systems, as well as, governance and ethical issues. There will be a strong emphasis on the need for different control techniques and systems in different types of organizations.
Throughout this course, you will engage in a thinking processes that will help guide you successfully through decisions that have multiple issues, incomplete information, and large amounts of relatively unstructured information. You will develop problem finding skills as well as critical thinking and problem-solving skills, and how to communicate and defend your ideas.
Because management control is a core function of management, anyone that is interested in any form of business or management could benefit from this course.

CRN for section R: 21149

Instructor: Shannon Butler

Shannon Butler

About the instructor: As well as having my professional designations and being a content expert, I also have a Masters in Education which I completed fully online. It was through this learning experience that I fell in love with teaching and learning online and all the benefits that online has to offer!

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