Management Accounting II
- To learn how to apply certain concepts and principles within management accounting.
- To learn how to use concepts and principles to make decisions from the point of view of the manager of a firm.
- To understand how concepts and principles relate to the broader activities of the firm.
- Students are able to understand why costing is so important part of accounting and decision making and what it is used for. It introduces candidates to the basic divisions of costing and how to apply them in the costing methods and techniques organisations use.
- Students could define basic principles of budgeting and budgetary control that enables and shapes how organisations create and preserve value.
- Students are able to prepare and use budgets for a small company (in a simplified form), know how the budgets are prepared, the types and sources of data.
- Students are able to list basic social reports and name basic components of it. They are able to read the reports.
- Students know how to identify and take business advantage in the short term through effective decision-making based on accounting reports.
- Students are able to apply appropriate techniques to support short-term decisions.
- Students are able to explain nature of risk and uncertainty in short term
- Students are able to apply basic sensitivity analysis to budgeting and short-term decision-making
- Topic 2. Budgeting and budgetary control.
- Topic 1. Cost accounting for decision and control
- Topic 3. Social reporting
- Topic 4. Short-term commercial decision-making
- Topic 5. Risk and uncertainty in the short term
- ProjectIndividual or in small groups, home assignment. Groups receive for analysis the balance sheet of the firm. Students develop several scenarios of the firm's activity based on statement analysis. To do this each lecture groups receive tasks that need to be completed. The list includes:1) cost classifications, 2) analysis of financial statements, 3) development of the budget of the company, 4) measures to assess and minimize risks, 5) presentation of the final solution.
- DemonstrationIndividual or in small groups, in-class, open book
- Midterm testIndividual, in-class, open book
- Final examThe exam is to be held in written) form via the HSE Moodle service on a platform https://et.hse.ru/. The exam will be synchronously proctored via the “Examus” proctoring system (https://hse.student.examus.net). It is necessary to log in 15 minutes before the exam is due to begin. (Emphasize the opportunity to try the platform/digital service if such possibility exists). Every student can test the “Examus” system here: https://student.examus.net/?sessionId=24799&serverOrigin=https://stage.examus.net/. Some necessary information on proctoring: https://spb.hse.ru/mirror/pubs/share/367863268.pdf. Student’s computer should meet the following requirements: (retrieve the elements from here: https://spb.hse.ru/mirror/pubs/share/367863268.pdf). To participate in the exam, a student is obliged to: upload a profile photo, turn camera and microphone on, verify the personal data. During the exam, it is forbidden to: communicate with other people, use various gadgets and communicative tools. During the exam it is allowed to: use an only personal solution of the case given to students via LMS system a day before the exam only in a paper (printed or written) form. Students can’t use this solution on laptops, additional computer screens or excel files. If proctor can’t see a student within 5-9 minutes, it will be regarded as a brief connection break. If proctor can’t see a student or connect with him within 10 minutes interval or more, it will be considered as a more extended connection break and will entail the exam cessation. The retake procedure is identical to the exam procedure.
- Interim assessment (3 module)0.1 * Demonstration + 0.6 * Final exam + 0.1 * Midterm test + 0.2 * Project
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