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Archived Curricula Guide 2015–2017
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KATLAS23 Strategic Management Accounting and Control 10 ECTS
Organised by
Degree Programme in Business Studies
Accounting and Finance
Person in charge
Planned organizing times
Period(s) I II III IV
2015–2016 X
2016–2017 X
2017–2018 X
Preceding studies

Learning outcomes

The objective of the course is to deepen students' knowledge about strategic management accounting and control in different contexts with regard to advanced professional tasks of corporate management. Upon completion of the course, the student will understand the usefulness of accounting information in management control, and in developing, implementing and evaluating strategies. The course provides insights into how to provide relevant management accounting information for strategic decision making and control, how to apply theory to solve practical problems, and how to plan and do master's theses in this field.


E.g., Key concepts; The changing role of management accountants; Strategic management accounting techniques; Interactions between modern information technology and management control; Management control and strategic management accounting research.

Teaching methods

Teaching method Contact Online
Lectures 16 h 0 h

Teaching language


Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Open University Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Participation in course work 
In English

A written final examination and exercises.


Numeric 1-5.

Study materials

  1. PowerPoints in Moodle.
  2. Bhimani – Horngren – Datar – Rajan: Management and Cost Accounting, Prentice Hall, 2012, selected chapters.
  3. Hopper – Northcott – Scapens: Issues in Management Accounting, Pearson Education, London, 2007, selected chapters.
  4. Merchant – Van der Stede: Management Control Systems: Performance Measurement, Evaluation and Incentives, Prentice Hall, London, 3. edition, 2012, selected chapters.
  5. Chapman: Controlling Strategy: Management, Accounting and Performance Measurement. Oxford University Press, 2005, selected chapters.
  6. Articles and other materials specified during lectures.

Further information

Suositeltu suorittamisajankohta maisteriopintojen 1. tai 2. vuosi.

Lukuvuonna 2015-2016 opintojakso toteutetaan Kampuskamari-yhteistyönä.

Belongs to following study modules

School of Management
School of Management
School of Management
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