Management Accounting

The aim of this subject is for the student to have developed a good understanding of the nature of accounting and financial information and an ability to interpret such information and apply it to particular problems and situations within an organisation.

Accordion / FAQ component

Applicants will be expected to hold a Level 6 National / Higher Certificate in Business, Science, Engineering or equivalent. Applicants with other qualifications and/or with relevant experience may also be considered through ATU Sligo’s Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) process.

On completion of this module the learner will/should be able to;

1.Describe the nature and purpose of management accounting.
2.Apply the main principles of management accounting for budgeting, planning, controlling and short term decision making.
3.Identify and apply the main techniques used in the appraisal of capital expenditure decisions and interpret the results.
4.Discuss the importance of good working capital management.
5.Be able to distinguish between an apply job costing and process costing approaches in relevant situations

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Previous modules may be used as recognition of prior learning towards Advance Centre degree programmes.

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