Suggestions, Management Accounting books: Drury, Colin. Management and Cost Accounting Gowthorpe, Catherine. Management accounting Atrill, Peter. Accounting and finance for non-specialists. Find books on Management Accounting (not Financial Accounting). You need a basic book on management accounting for the orientation and module 1 assignments. Articles, videos and podcast links will be given when the course starts.
This course includes Zoom sessions, individual Excel assignments, writing and essay, and team work on a chosen topic.
The final grade for this course is a weighted average of your assignments. The weights are:
Modules 1, 2 and 3 (Individual assignments): 40%
Module 4 (Individual essay): 30%
Module 5 (Team work): 30%
14.03.2023 - 28.04.2023
28.11.2022 - 04.12.2022
40 - 50
Korkeakouluyksikkö D /YAMK
This accounting course is for students studying in different master's programmes. Students who have no background in accounting are also welcome. This course is about learning to "speak the language of accounting" which is the language of the management.
You will learn to explain the importance of cost accounting and budgeting for decision making, and you will learn to make Excel budgets for a small company.You will learn about different key performance indicators in the service development context, how customer profitability can be analysed, and you will develop your skills in cost accounting and pricing.
Complementary competence, master’s studies in English (CYJ2), Generic studies
Laurea Virtual Campus
5 ECTS = 135 hours of student work
The course is divided into five modules. Estimated time required:
1. Orientation and Introduction to Management Accounting: 10 hours
2. Cost Accounting and Pricing (Excel assignments and discussion): 15 hours
3. Budgeting and Control (Excel budgets for case company): 35 hours
4. Essay: 40 hours
5. Team work, presentation, peer review: 35 hours
28.2. at 16.30-19.30 Orientation, management accounting basics, info about the assignments
14.3. at 16.30-19.30 Cost accounting, Budgeting
25.4. at 16.30-19.30 Workshop
27.4. at 16.30-19.30 Team presentations
Online Zoom sessions:
Tuesday 28.2. at 16.30-19.30
Tuesday 14.3. at 16.30-19.30
Tuesday 25.4. at 16.30-19.30
Thursday 27.4. at 16.30-19.30
Student is able Knowledge base: To gather, process, produce and evaluate information widely. To use concepts of the area of expertise systematically. Problem solving: To solve problems in research, development and/or innovation activities. Development: To recognise and analyse focuses of development making use of the knowledge base. Communication: To communicate clearly both orally and in writing.
Student is able Knowledge base: To gather, process, produce and evaluate information critically and widely making use of both national and international scientific sources. To use concepts of the area of expertise fairly. Problem solving: To solve problems in research, development and/or innovation activities by applying and combining information from different fields. Development: To create target-oriented, justified development plans considering the community. Communication: To communicate in a competent, clear and consistent manner both orally and in writing.
Student is able Knowledge base: To create a consistent framework/knowledge base making use of both national and international scientific sources in a critical analytic fashion. Problem solving: To solve demanding problems in research, development and/or innovation activities where new knowledge and competence is created as well as to apply and combine information from different fields. Development: To develop the activities of the competence area in a target-oriented and communal fashion Communication: To communicate convincingly both orally and in writing to audiences within and exterior to the field.