Core Module Information
Module title: Innovations in Management Accounting

SCQF level: 10:
SCQF credit value: 20.00
ECTS credit value: 10

Module code: ACC10103
Module leader: James Brown
School The Business School
Subject area group: Accounting and Finance

There are no pre-requisites for this module to be added

Description of module content:

Current topics affecting developments in management accounting include, budgeting, large scale investment decisions, quality initiatives, activity based management, shareholder value measurements, knowledge management and environmental management accounting.

Learning Outcomes for module:

LO1: Assess the nature of developments in Management Accounting
LO2: Evaluate the impact and effectiveness of management accounting developments on planning, control and decision making.
LO3: Analyse the significance of environmental, technical and behavioural factors which impact upon business organisations and influence developments within management accounting.
LO4: Evaluate issues of controversy and change in a management accounting environment.
LO5. Report research conclusions both orally and in writing.

Full Details of Teaching and Assessment
2023/4, Trimester 1, Face-to-Face, Edinburgh Napier University
Occurrence: 001
Primary mode of delivery: Face-to-Face
Location of delivery: CRAIGLOCKHAR
Partner: Edinburgh Napier University
Member of staff responsible for delivering module: James Brown
Module Organiser:

Student Activity (Notional Equivalent Study Hours (NESH))
Mode of activityLearning & Teaching ActivityNESH (Study Hours)
Face To Face Lecture 24
Face To Face Practical classes and workshops 12
Face To Face Centrally Time Tabled Examination 3
Independent Learning Guided independent study 161
Total Study Hours200
Expected Total Study Hours for Module200

Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Oral Presentation 40 1-5 8 HOURS= 0.5, WORDS= 0
Centrally Time Tabled Examination 60 1-5 14/15 HOURS= 3, WORDS= 0
Component 1 subtotal: 40
Component 2 subtotal: 60
Module subtotal: 100

Indicative References and Reading List - URL:
Innovations in Management Accounting