Checking date: 23/03/2024

Course: 2024/2025

Management Accounting
Dual Bachelor in International Studies and Business Administration (2018 Study Plan) (Plan: 409 - Estudio: 319)

Coordinating teacher: NUÑEZ NICKEL, MANUEL

Department assigned to the subject: Business Administration Department

Type: Compulsory
ECTS Credits: 6.0 ECTS


Requirements (Subjects that are assumed to be known)
Introduction to Accounting Important note: Students must have an adequate level of English or Spanish language in order to follow the course.
Knowledge: - To learn the main instruments of management accounting for the decision making - To understand the utility and scope of these tools - To apply the instruments to any new firm - To analyze and evaluate the results obtained through these models (causes and consequences) Skills: - Ability to make decisions - To achieve the result by autonomous ways. - Flexibility to fit the different models to the business reality Attitudes: - Ethical behavior in accounting
Skills and learning outcomes
Description of contents: programme
Topic 1: Introduction to management accounting Topic 2: Basic concepts Topic 3: Income Statement Types (Absorption and Variable costing) Topic 4: CVP Analysis Topic 5: Pricing decisions (Target costing) Topic 6: Budgets (Operational y Financial) Topic 7: Job and Process Costing Topic 8: ABC and Department costing
Learning activities and methodology
Students as future decision maker managers will be users of management accounting standars. In this way, the target of this course is train students to analyze and understand the informs on costs of products, sections, responsibility areas, etc. Students at the end of this course will know the targets, basis of management accounting systems, characteristics of their design and different types of uses in planning and control. The methodology of teaching-learning for applying has three components: 1) Learning development through magisterial lectures impart by teachers. 2) Technical skills development through exercises solving by the student, and explained and discussing in the classroom. 3) Solution and problems detection skill through the resolution of cases (exercises without unique or numerical solution)
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 0
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 100

Calendar of Continuous assessment

Extraordinary call: regulations
Basic Bibliography
  • Horngren, Datar and Foster. Costing Accounting: A managerial emphasis. Prentice Hall. 2012
Recursos electrónicosElectronic Resources *
Additional Bibliography
  • Amat and Soldevilla. Accounting and Cost Management. Management. 2000
  • Mallo and Jiménez. Cost Accounting. Piramide.
  • Mallo and Kaplan. Cost Accounting and Strategy Management. Prentice Hall.
  • Sáez and Fernández. Cost and Managerial Accounting. McGraw Hill.
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The course syllabus may change due academic events or other reasons.