A blog for Small Business Consultants and the distributors who serve them. This module aims to develop students’ understanding of the theory and practice of management accounting. It develops underpinning competencies in management accounting and builds on topics introduced in the first year. It extends comprehension of the role and system of management accounting for performance measurement, planning, decision making and control across a range of organisations. Additionally, it introduces recent developments in management accounting practice, particularly those which underpin its growing strategic role.
Business & Finance is responsible for the financial, budget and treasury operations of the University. Join a university ranked in the Top 150 institutions in the world for Accounting and Finance2. Please note: this module supports your progress towards the CIPFA Professional Accounting Qualification – Diploma Level. This module aims to provide students with an understanding of the origins of Financial Markets, and with a broader appreciation of the early development of products and innovations in Finance – which many assume are recent twentieth century inventions.
This module introduces students to the range of thoughts, ideas and approaches used in management. It covers all areas of management including finance, marketing, information systems, organisational culture and international business. Students will learn through practical examples, as well as theoretical analysis, to understand the major issues concerning managers across the business functions. The significance of ethical and responsible behaviours in business and management will also be explored to emphasise the changing nature of management and corporate governance.
Dr Weiwei Yang -Â Also a personal tutor for our MSc students, Weiwei teaches a wide range of subjects in Finance and Economics. Her research interests lie in areas such as banking efficiency, market competition, corporate governance and corporate social responsibility. Her teaching philosophy is to inspire students to move from passive to active learning.
Work experience of at least two years with some elements of business management or supervision, demonstrated by a detailed resume. Studying a course full-time traditionally takes three years to complete, unless your course has the option of a sandwich year placement, in which case you could gain a year’s professional work experience in a company or organisation.