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LT013042 LRS13 Advanced Management Control Systems 6 ECTS
Organised by
Accounting and Finance
Person in charge
Jan Pfister

Learning outcomes

The aim of the course is to deepen students' knowledge about the relationship between management accounting and control, and about the functioning of financial information systems regarding advanced professional tasks of corporate management.


The course is built around the following general topics: the needs for and consequences of MCS; the design, implementation and use of MCS; and the different perspectives on MCS design and research.

Teaching methods

Teaching method Contact Online
Lectures 12 h 0 h

Lectures 12 h in English (lectures and cases, Pfister).

Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Written exam
  • In English
Written exam


Numeric 0-5.

Recommended year of study

4th or 5th II

Study materials

1. Cases in Management Accounting: Current Practices in European Companies. Pearson Education, Harlow, Groot, Tom; Lukka, Kari (eds.) (2000), 0-273-64616-8. Chapters specified by the lecturer.
2. Accounting for management control, 2nd edition, London, Chapman and Hall, Emmanuel, Clive; Otley, D.; Merchant, K. (1990) , 0-412-37480-3.
3. Accounting information systems: a managerial approach, John Wiley & Sons, Vaassen, E. H. J. (2002), 0471499285.

Further information

This course is offered every other year.

Belongs to following study modules

Department of Accounting and Finance
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
Implementation details are unavailable.
Department of Accounting and Finance
Accounting and Finance
Business Law
Quantitative Methods in Management