Accounting and Finance

Accounting for Managers

Module code: N1549
Level 5
15 credits in autumn semester
Teaching method: Lecture, Seminar
Assessment modes: Computer based exam, Coursework

The module aims to enable you to develop an understanding and the skills required to evaluate the various managerial roles that accounting information plays within organisations. You will learn how to interpret financial statements and apply and evaluate techniques of financial statement analysis as well as how to explain, prepare and interpret budgets and standard costing information within organisations. The module will also develop the work place skills of working in small groups.

Module learning outcomes

  • Critically understand the provision of financial information.
  • Apply financial statement analysis methods and evaluate their usefulness.
  • Understand information relevant for internal decision-making
  • Acquire new competencies through working independently and with peers.