Management Accounting

By Dr. Deepak Raste   |   Shree Sahjanand Vanijya Mahavidyalaya, Ahmedabad
Learners enrolled: 1838

The course has been organised brilliantly to cover all the essential aspects related to analysis of financial performance and developing budgets, future financial planning and creating awareness of financial discipline in day today business activities.

This course provides an overview of the decision making in the field of controlling cost of production, reducing wastages  and thereby reducing cost of production.    It will help  students to achieve  an organized approach to solve financial problems. During the course the students will be imparted comprehensive understanding on key concepts of management accounting as well as contemporary issues in management accounting. . The current course will mainly focus to equip the students with the basic understanding of the various methods for  better financial management and decision making  in changing business scenario and to provide an insight into the application of dynamic analytical techniques to face the stormy challenges, aimed at fulfilling the objective of business decision making

Course Status : Completed
Course Type : Elective
Duration : 12 weeks
Category :
  • Commerce
Credit Points : 4
Level : Undergraduate
Start Date : 23 Jan 2023
End Date :
Enrollment Ends : 15 Mar 2023
Exam Date :

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Course layout

Module:1 Concept of Management Accounting – Meaning, Nature and Objectives

Module:2 Scope of Management Accounting

Module:3 Cost Accounting and Management Accounting – Meaning, Differences, Advantages and Limitations

Module:4 Cost Management

Module:5 Cost Control

Module:6 Cost Reduction

Module:7 Concept of Budget and Budgeting

Module:8 Concept of Budgetary Control Module:9 Functional Budgets-1

Module:10 Functional Budgets-2

Module:11 Fixed and Flexible Budgeting-1

Module:12 Fixed and Flexible Budgeting-2

Module:13 Zero Based Budgeting

Module:14 Budget Administration, Program and Performance Budgeting

Module:15 Meaning of Standard Cost and Introduction to Standard Costing

Module:16 Standard Costing  – Material Cost Variances

Module:17 Standard Costing  – Labour Cost Variances

Module:18 Standard Costing  –  Overhead  Cost Variances

Module:19 Standard Costing  –  Sales  Variances

Module:20 Disposition of Variances

Module:21 Concept of Marginal Costing

Module:22 Introduction to Absorption Costing

Module:23 C.V.P Analysis including B.E. Analysis – Algebraic and Graphic Methods

Module:24 Angle of Incidence, Margin of Safety and Sensitivity Analysis  in CVP Analysis Utility, Limitations and Application of Break Even Analysis

Module:25 Utility, Limitations and Application of Break Even Analysis

Module:26 Concept of Absorption Costing – Difference between Absorption and Marginal Costing, Income Determination under Absorption Costing

Module:27 Concept of Key Factor – Determination of Key Factor, its uses and Applications

Module:28 Concept of Decision Making and its Process and Various terminologies of Cost for Decision Making

Module:29 Decision Making -  Make or Buy, Add or Replace a Product

Module:30 Decision Making – Accept –Reject, Special Export Orders

Module:31 Decision Making – Sale or Process  Further, Operate or Shut Down

Module:32 Decision Making – Expand or Status Quo and Asset Acquisition DecisionModule:33 Decision making  – Product Mix

Module:34 Decision Making –  Profit Planning

Module:35 Contemporary issues – Concept and Significance of Responsibility Accounting and Different Responsibility Centers

Module:36 Contemporary issues – Divisional Performance Measurement in Responsibility Accounting- Financial Performance

Module:37 Contemporary issues – Divisional Performance Measurement in Responsibility Accounting- Balanced Score card

Module:38 Contemporary issues – Divisional Performance Measurement in Responsibility Accounting- Transfer Pricing

Module:39 Contemporary issues- Target Costing, Kaizen Costing and Life Cycle Costing

Books and references

1.Charles T. Horngren, Gary L. Sundem, Dave Burgstahler, Jeff O. Schatzberg. Introduction to Management Accounting , Pearson Education.

2. Anthony A. Atkinson, Robert S. Kaplan, Ella Mae Matsumura, S. Mark Young. Management Accounting. Dorling Kindersley(India) Pvt. Ltd.

3. Ronald W. Hilton and David E. Platt. Managerial Accounting: Creating Value in a Global Business Environment, Mc Graw Hill Education.

4. Singh, Surender. Management Accounting, Scholar Tech Press, New Delhi.

5. Goel, Rajiv, Management Accounting. International Book House,

6. Arora, M.N. Management Accounting . Vikas Publishing House, New Delhi.

7. Maheshwari, S.N. and S.N. Mittal. Management Accounting. Shree Mahavir Book Depot, New Delhi.

8. Singh, S. K. and Gupta Lovleen. Management Accounting – Theory and Practice. Pinnacle Publishing House.

9. Khan, M.Y. and Jain, P.K. Management Accounting. McGraw Hill Education

10. H.V. Jhamb, Fundamentals of Management Accounting, Ane Books Pvt. Ltd.

Note: Latest edition of text books may be used.

Instructor bio

Dr. Deepak Raste is Associated Professor in Accountancy with Shree Sahjanand Vanijya Mahavidyalaya affiliated to Gujarat University, Ahmedabad since 1991. He is also Ph.D. supervisor at Gujarat University. 7 students have been awarded  Ph.D. degree and 7 students are pursuing Ph.D. under his supervision. He has also completed Minor Research project on “Euro Issues by Indian Companies” sponsored by UGC. He has also authored and co- authored text Books in Accountancy and Secretarial Practice published by Gujarat Text Book Board of Government of Gujarat. He has also presented research papers at National and International conferences in India and abroad and also published Research papers in National and International Journals. 

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