Advanced Management Accounting
- The strategic context of management accounting, including developing strategy maps and effective decision support systems;
- Ethics: issues and implementing corporate ethics programs, including privacy issues related to information technology;
- Planning and control issues in decentralized operations;
- Performance management, including the effect of transfer pricing on business unit performance;
- Strategic cost management of supply chains;
- Information as a corporate resource to be managed strategically;
- Integration of course themes and decision making in a strategic context through the use of cases and appropriate data analytics tools.
Lectures, group discussions, case analysis, and projects. All methods of instruction apply to in class, hybrid and/or online modes of learning.
Evaluation will be carried out in accordance with the Douglas College Evaluation Policy.
|Strategy map group project||10%|
|Case studies (minimum of three)||60%|
Students must write the final examination to pass the course.
To pass this course, students must obtain a minimum of 50% on the final exam.
Students may conduct research as part of their coursework in this class. Instructors for the course are responsible for ensuring that student research projects comply with College policies on ethical conduct for research involving humans, which can require obtaining Informed Consent from participants and getting the approval of the Douglas College Research Ethics Board prior to conducting the research.
At the end of the course, the successful student should be able to:
- Analyze alternatives in a variety of decision making situations and recommend a feasible course of action;
- Apply management control techniques in achieving corporate objectives;
- Choose performance measures that aim to align business unit work with corporate objectives;
- Select and effectively communicate data that is critical to support a recommendation.
Textbooks and materials:
Selected cases and/or textbook(s) of cases, various periodical articles, instructor compiled materials (if applicable),
OR other textbooks as approved by the Accounting department.
Only Faculty of Commerce and Business approved calculators may be used in examinations.
Course Guidelines for previous years are viewable by selecting the version desired. If you took this course and do not see a listing for the starting semester / year of the course, consider the previous version as the applicable version.
These are for current course guidelines only. For a full list of archived courses please see https://www.bctransferguide.ca
|Institution||Transfer Details for ACCT 4520|
|Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU)||KPU ACCT 4720 (3)|
|Langara College (LANG)||LANG FMGT 3223 (3)|
|Simon Fraser University (SFU)||No credit|
|Trinity Western University (TWU)||TWU BUSI 324 (3)|
|University Canada West (UCW)||UCW ACCT 4XX (3)|
|University of the Fraser Valley (UFV)||UFV BUS 3XX (3)|
|University of Victoria (UVIC)||UVIC COM 4XX (1.5)|
|Vancouver Island University (VIU)||VIU ACCT 362 (3)|
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