22321 Cost Management Systems6cp
Requisite(s): 22207 Accounting for Business Decisions B OR 22208 Accounting, Business and Society
These requisites may not apply to students in certain courses.
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This subject examines the role of management accounting and business strategy in general, and cost management and analysis in particular to support the achievement of organisational strategies and goals. Students learn a broad range of cost accounting concepts and techniques to support cost accounting analysis and decision making. Additionally, students learn how Information and Communications Technology can be used as a tool to solve practical costing problems, and to enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of organisational communications, systems and processes. Students acquire a set of concepts, skills and techniques that are necessary for potential managers, with particular appreciation of the various issues and challenges faced by managers in contemporary organisations.
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