Performance Management (PM)

Exam aims

Students develop the knowledge and skills in the application of management accounting techniques to quantitative and qualitative information for planning, decision-making, performance evaluation and control.

Exam learning highlights

Students will learn to:

  • explain and apply cost accounting techniques
  • select and appropriately apply decision-making techniques to facilitate business decisions, and promote efficient and effective use of scarce business resources, appreciating the risks and uncertainty inherent in business and controlling those risks
  • identify and apply appropriate budgeting techniques and methods for planning and control, and use standard costing systems to measure and control business performance and to identify remedial action
  • identify and discuss performance management information and measurement systems, and assess the performance of an organisation from both a financial and non-financial viewpoint, appreciating the problems of controlling divisionalised businesses and the importance of allowing for external aspects.

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