Please note this module descriptor is indicative of the structure of this course and may be subject to change.
This module aims to support the student's development of his/her ability to select and apply relevant financial techniques in supporting the management of a business or non-business organisation, and to interpret and explain the results. It aims to facilitate the acquisition by students of a balance of skills and knowledge including skills in applying quantitative techniques; the ability to interpret and explain the results of these calculations; the ability to critically evaluate the techniques; and a recognition that management accounting, like other areas of management, is context-dependent, and has to be put into the context of the particular organisation and its own strategy, culture and management style.
A student passing this module should be able to:
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