- 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;
In class or online: lectures (live or video), group discussions, case analysis, and projects.
|Strategy map group project||10%|
|Case studies (minimum of three)||60%|
Evaluation will be carried out in accordance with the Douglas College Evaluation Policy.
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 textbook(s) and material(s) as approved by the accounting department
Faculty of Commerce and Business Administration approved calculators
ACCT 3420 with a grade of “C” or better
ACCT 3880 with a grade of “C” or better
currently active in the PDD Accounting or PDD Accounting Studies or PBD Accounting or PBD Accounting & Finance)
No corequisite courses.
Courses listed here are equivalent to this course and cannot be taken for further credit:
- No equivalency courses
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.
|Institution||Transfer Details||Effective Dates|
|Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU)||No credit||2007/09/01 to 2009/08/31|
|Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU)||KPU ACCT 4720 (3)||2009/09/01 to -|
|Langara College (LANG)||LANG FMGT 3223 (3)||2012/01/01 to -|
|Simon Fraser University (SFU)||No credit||2007/09/01 to -|
|Thompson Rivers University (TRU)||TRU BBUS 4250 (3)||2010/09/01 to -|
|Thompson Rivers University (TRU)||TRU BBUS 425 (3)||2008/09/01 to 2010/08/31|
|Trinity Western University (TWU)||TWU BUSI 324 (3)||2007/09/01 to -|
|University Canada West (UCW)||UCW ACCT 4XX (3)||2009/09/01 to -|
|University of the Fraser Valley (UFV)||UFV BUS 3XX (3)||2007/09/01 to -|
|University of Victoria (UVIC)||UVIC COM 4XX (1.5)||2007/09/01 to -|
|Vancouver Island University (VIU)||VIU ACCT 362 (3)||2008/09/01 to -|