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Management Control is a core unit in the 2-year master degree (MSc) which addresses the principles and logics underpinning the use of accounting information for internal planning and control purposes.
The Management Control course aims to examine the use of accounting information for internal planning and control purposes. The course explores the theoretical and methodological issues faced by managers to plan and control the business such as strategic planning, programming, and budgeting. Specific attention is devoted to the internal use of accounting information in the energy industry. Teaching methods involve case studies and exercises.
Knowledge and comprehension
The Management control course aims at providing a solid knowledge of the principles and logics underpinning the use of accounting information to support management decisions. In particular, by the end of this course, students will acquire competence in the main issues of management accounting, such as:
Students will be able to apply the acquired knowledge using their own judgment and critical reasoning, both theoretically and practically.
Students will develop appropriate learning capabilities that will support their independent learning of other issues in business administration, accounting and management, especially in their future job positions.
The course entails:
During the course, students may be supported by digital apps that allow for self-assessment.
Teaching materials will be provided during the course and uploaded on its Aulaweb website.
Office hours: Monday h. 14.30 (II floor - office 1004).
Lessons start in the second semester.
All class schedules are posted on the EasyAcademy portal.
The course exam entails two parts:
There are no differences in the final exam of attending and non-attending students.
The final exam aims at verifying the understanding of the key theoretical concepts and at testing the ability to solve business problems related to management accounting issues.