Courses Catalogue

Managerial Accounting

COURSE CODE: MBA7301
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 3
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Business Administration (Finance & Accounting), M.Sc
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: College of Economics and Management
STATUS: Core
PROGRAMME TYPE: Postgraduate

Course Description

PURPOSE OF COURSE 

The course emphasizes the use of accounting information for internal purposes as opposed to the external disclosure focus of financial accounting purposes. The main objective of this course is to familiarize you with the basic concepts of management accounting system, and how the information generated by such a system can be useful decision making and performance evaluation more specifically, this course emphasizes four objectives.

EXPECTED LEARNING OUTCOMES

By the end of the course students should be able to:

  • Discuss the basic concept which forms the discipline of management accounting;
  • Explain the skills necessary to use management accounting information to make business decisions;
  • Describe how management accounting information can be used to formulate and implement strategy in a variety of organizational environments;
  • Explain and design the management accounting and control systems affect human behavior in organizations.