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Advanced Management Accounting, Short Course

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University rank #501 (WUR) Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
The Advanced Management Accounting module at The Open University UK builds on Management accounting to extend your understanding of approaches such as: value chain analysis; strategic pricing; lean manufacturing; strategic issues for financing the firm; risk analysis; project appraisal techniques; performance appraisal and the balanced scorecard.
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Overview

What you will study in the Advanced Management Accounting module at The Open University UK

The material has been organised to broadly reflect the process of implementing strategy. The module will help you to understand, apply and critically evaluate:

  • strategic frameworks as they apply to management accounting
  • techniques for making strategic decisions, including capital investment, pricing, and product/service selection
  • financing and risk management approaches
  • management accounting techniques to implement and control strategic decisions such as responsibility reporting, budgeting and performance evaluation

You will learn

This module offers a varied and interesting tool kit of theories, techniques and frameworks and the skills to apply them appropriately in organisations. It is an essential element of the professional accountant’s preparation.

Vocational relevance

This module is relevant for students wishing to pursue a career in accounting. It is a compulsory module in the BA (Hons) Business Management (Accounting) qualification. Completing the degree does not in itself mean that you are a qualified accountant. 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Credits
    30 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

You will learn:

  • about a range of management accounting techniques, their appropriate application and limitations
  • to apply them in case situations
  • spreadsheet design skills
  • to extend your skills to research information and to write reports
  • how to critically evaluate academic articles, management accounting techniques and strategic management accounting

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

To take this module students must have completed Management accounting or equivalent studies at other institutions.

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Milton Keynes

  • 848 - 1350 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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