Management Control for A&C

Faculteit Economie en Bedrijfskunde
Jaar 2021/22
Vakcode EBB102B05
Vaknaam Management Control for A&C
Niveau(s) bachelor
Voertaal Engels
Periode semester I b (en semester Ia)
ECTS 5
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Uitgebreide vaknaam Management Control for A&C
Leerdoelen Upon completion of the course the student is able to:
1. Critically discuss the most important concepts in the field of management control.
2. Identify purposes of management control instruments and techniques and how they can help to control organizations and how they can help to control organizations.
3. Consult on the fit between management control practices and contingency factors for real world organizations.
4. Analyze academic papers on management control critically.
5. Interpret and analyze cases about specific management control issues and present/discuss the results to/with an audience of peers. making by managers and to solve accounting and control problems in the organization.
Omschrijving The course Management Control discusses various instruments and systems in the field of management control. These management control instruments and systems aim to help managers to implement the firm's strategy and achieve organizational goals. They, for example, help to align goals between the employees of an organization, as well as their cooperation and to supply information for decision-making. Cases and exercises provide the students with hands on experience concerning management control instruments and systems. Computational skills will play a minor role in the course. Of greater importance is the understanding of the challenges of choosing the most appropriate management control instruments and systems in a specific situation. Different organizational and environmental factors can influence the functioning management control instruments and systems. On the basis of the coursebook and various articles, the lecture and students discuss management control instruments and systems and the role of organizational context for their functioning. Case studies will be used to apply the knowledge for problems of real world organizations. Students will work on exercises and cases in small teams and give a presentation.
Uren per week 4
Onderwijsvorm -groepsbegeleiding ,  -hoorcollege ,  -werkcollege
(Tutorials are mandatory)
Toetsvorm -groepsopdracht,  -schriftelijk tentamen (open en mc vragen),  -verplichte aanwezigheid
Vaksoort bachelor
Coördinator dr. S. Firk
Docent(en) dr. S. Firk , N.J.B. Mangin
Verplichte literatuur
Titel Auteur ISBN Prijs
Management Control Systems, McGrawHill; London etc.,first European edition 2014. (ISBN13:9780077133269) R.N. Anthony, V. Govindarajan, F.G.H. Hartmann, K. Kraus, G. Nilsson 9780077133269 ca. €  75,00
Entreevoorwaarden
Opmerkingen Reader with articles is additional literature. Participation in practice class/seminar groups mandated. Semester Ia only for PreMSc A&C HBO-BE students. Students from all other programmes have to take the course in semester 1b.

For more information contact the coordinator: s.firk@rug.nl or the secretary: +31 50 3633535
Opgenomen in
Opleiding Jaar Periode Type
BSc Bedrijfskunde/Bdk  ( Accountancy & Controlling/A&C) 3 semester I b verplicht
BSc Bedrijfskunde/Bdk  (minor Management Control) 3 semester I b verplicht
BSc Economics and Business Economics/E&BE  (minor Management Control) 3 semester I b verplicht
BSc International Business/IB  (minor Management Control for IB) 3 semester I b verplicht
Pre-MSc-programma’s FEB  (Pre-MSc A&C voor HBO-AC) 1 semester I b verplicht
Pre-MSc-programma’s FEB  (Pre-MSc A&C voor HBO BE en HBO Finance and Control) 1 semester I a verplicht