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BACC532. Strategic Management Accounting

In this course, students will learn to use a range of analytic tools for costing, decision making, planning and control and consider their applicability within the context of strategic management. Topics for discussion will include: the role of accounting information in management decision making; workflow and process analysis; measuring and reporting sustainability; an introduction to cost terms and inventory costing; product and service costing; cost behavior; activity based costing and activity-based management; pricing decisions and customer-profitability analysis; budgeting; direct cost variances and management control; balanced scorecard; and strategic profitability analysis.