MBAD601-19M2 (C) MBA Two 2019

Managerial Accounting

10 points
22 Apr 2019 - 16 Jun 2019

Description

The course focuses on the generation and interpretation of published financial statements as well as the use of financial information for managerial planning and control purposes.

The programme focuses on the generation and interpretation of published financial statements as well as the use of financial information for managerial planning and control purposes.

Learning Outcomes

  •  Students should be able to:
     o  Identify the key components of published financial statements.
     o  Understand the terminology used in financial accounting and the reporting of financial information.
     o  Analyse financial statements from different users’ perspectives.
     o  Evaluate different dimensions of financial performance.
     o  Enter general transactions and events into a transaction based accounting process and produce a set of financial statements as a result of that process.
     o  Evaluate the quality of an organisation’s cash flows and make critical decisions regarding the overall liquidity and solvency of the organisation.
     o  Understand the role that different Acts of Parliament and oversight organisations play in ensuring that financial statements meet the overall needs of different stakeholders.

  •  Students will be able to understand the difficulties faced by preparers, users and those that perform an oversight role when considering the preparation and communication of financial information.

  •  Using a number of current issues in accounting and business, students will develop a deeper understanding of the types of terminology and technical issues users of financial information face when reviewing company annual reports.

  •  Students should be able to use cost and management accounting information to aid short and long term decision-making.

  •  Students will be able to understand the importance accounting plays in supporting sustainable business practices and identify ethical issues that could arise in business.

Pre-requisites

Subject to approval of the MBA Director

Timetable 2019

Students must attend one activity from each section.

Lecture A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Saturday 10:00 - 13:00 Rehua 702 13 May - 19 May
Lecture B
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Thursday 17:00 - 20:00 Rehua 702 29 Apr - 12 May
20 May - 16 Jun
Lecture C
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Saturday 09:00 - 12:00 Rehua 702 22 Apr - 28 Apr
02 Saturday 13:00 - 16:00 Rehua 702 22 Apr - 28 Apr

Timetable Note

Term 2, Thursdays, 5:00 to 8:15 pm

First Class (SESSION ONE) will NOT be held on Thursday 25th April - This is a Public Holiday (ANZAC Day)

Instead this class will be delivered on Saturday 27th April - in Rehua Room 702

Fifth Class (SESSION FIVE) will NOT be held on Thursday 23rd May

Instead this class will be delivered on Saturday 18th May - in Rehua Room 702

Course Coordinator

Catherine McMillan

Catherine McMillan

Catherine.mcmillan@canterbury.ac.nz

Assessment

Take-home Test #1  --  Due 9th May, 5:00pm  --  10%

Take-home Test #2  --  Due 30th May, 5:00pm  --  25%

Group Assignment  --   Due 13th June, 5:00pm  --  30%

Final Exam  --  Due 16th June, 5:00pm  --  35%


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NOTE: UC General Course and Examination Regulations

Appeals and Grievances

Special Consideration

Special Consideration Application

Textbooks

Atrill, P., McManey, E. and Harvey, D. (2017). Accounting for non-specialists,
7th edition. Pearson Australia: Melbourne

Additional material will be supplied

Course links

LEARN

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $1,567.00

* Fees include New Zealand GST and do not include any programme level discount or additional course related expenses.

For further information see Master of Business Administration Programme on the department and colleges page.

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