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This is an advanced course in strategic management accounting. The course examines the integrative and interdisciplinary role of management accounting and its contribution in the strategic management process. The course focuses on cases that deal with management's need for information for planning, control and decision making using both quantitative and qualitative information.
BBUS 3251 or equivalent. Strongly recommended: BBUS 3211, BBUS 3121 and BBUS 3331.
On successful completion of the course, students will be able to:
Introduction to Case-Based Collaboration
Control Alternatives and Effects
Financial Results Control Systems
Performance Measurement and Issues
Merchant, K. A, Wim A. Van der Stede. Management Control Systems: Performance Measurement, Evaluation and Incentives. 3rd ed. Pearson Education Canada, 2012.Type: Textbook, ISBN: 978-0273737612
The Business Strategy Game (BSG) at http://www.bsg-online.com/
Note: You will be able to purchase your simulation package online once your Open Learning Faculty Member has organized the competing companies and generated a purchase code to share with you. BSG costs approximately $45 US per student. Your Open Learning Faculty Member will send you your purchase order number within the first ten (10) days of the start of this course.
An Open Learning Faculty Member is available to assist students. Primary communication is through Blackboard's "Mail" tool or by phone. Students will receive the necessary contact information when starting the course.
To successfully complete the course, students must achieve at least 50% on the mandatory final exam and in the overall course.
The final grade for the course is determined on the following basis:
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