Management Accounting

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Course Code                             :        BHRM 22522

Course Title                              :        Management Accounting

Status                                         :        Optional

Credit Rating                            :        2

Semester                                    :        Second

Aim                                             : To; (i) provide comprehensive knowledge about different management accounting techniques, and (ii) apply them in short term and long term business decision making procedures in business

Learning outcomes                    : On completion of this course unit, students should be able to,

  • Identify, describe and explain the essential concepts and terms of management accounting
  • Apply the conceptual and analytical insights obtained through the course in decision making, planning and controlling processes.

 

Course Content                         : Management accounting and its importance. Differences between management accounting and financial accounting. Cost analysis; material coat and control, labour cost and remuneration, overhead costs. Absorption costing and marginal costing; cost volume profit analysis, break-even points and decision makings. Standard costing; variance analysis. Budget and budgetary control. Working capital management; Working capital,   operating cycle and cash conversion cycle. Ratio analysis and importance of ratio analysis. Investment appraisal; Characteristics of capital investment, investment appraisal techniques.

 

Method of Teaching

and Learning                              : Lecturers, Discussions, Tutorials

 

Assessment                                  : Examinations, Assignments, Presentations

 

Recommended Readings           :

Drury, C.(1996).  Management and Cost Accounting, 6th Edition, International Thomson Business Press. London

Mykhan and Jain P.K. (2008). Management Accountin: Text , Problems and Cases, Tata Mc Graw – Hill Publishing Company Ltd, New Delli.

Saxena V.K. and Vashist C.D. (2009). Cost and Management Accounting, 3rd Edition,  Sultan Chand and Sons, New Delhi.

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