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Module Title
Business Accounting for Managers

Keywords
Business Accounting, Financial Accounting, Ratio Analysis, Budgets And Forecasting, Management Accounting and Decision Making

ReferenceBS3953
SCQF LevelSCQF 9
SCQF Points20
ECTS Points10
CreatedMarch 2013
ApprovedJuly 2013
AmendedAugust 2013
Version No.1


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Prerequisites for Module

None in addition to course entry requirements or equivalent

Corequisite Modules

None.

Precluded Modules

None.

Aims of Module

To develop knowledge and understanding of basic skills and application in financial and management accounting thereby gaining an appreciation of the accounting function.

Learning Outcomes for Module

On completion of this module, students are expected to be able to:

1. Analyse and interpret financial statements for business organisations.
2. Apply management accounting techniques for decision-making and control purposes.
3. Communicate financial information effectively.

Indicative Module Content

Financial accounting: understanding of income statements, balance sheets and cash flow statements; ratio analysis; accounting concepts.

Management accounting: cost behaviour; budgets; decision-making and control.

Indicative Student Workload

Contact Hours

Distance LearningBlended Learning
Workshops
010

Directed Study

  
Forum contributions/chat sessions
3030
Learner-centred directed reading
3030
Preparation for workshops
020
Set activities
4030

Private Study

  
Additional reading
3030
Coursework preparation
3030
Private Study
4020

Mode of Delivery

The module is delivered in both distance learning and blended modes through the use of online learning materials supported by online forums/discussion. For blended delivery the learning is consolidated via face-to-face workshops.


Assessment Plan

Learning Outcomes Assessed
Component 1 1,2,3

A single combination coursework assessment.

Indicative Bibliography

1.ATRILL, P. and MCLANEY, E., 2015. Accounting and finance for non-specialists. 9th ed. Harlow: Pearson Education.
2.ATRILL, P. and MCLANEY, E., 2012. Management accounting for decision makers. 7th ed. Harlow: Pearson.


 

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