For this project, you will select a company
that you are familiar with or work for. If you have chosen a company to
research for a previous module, you must inform the Instructor and send him or
her the previously submitted work. The Instructor will then inform you whether
or not you may reuse the same company.
Your tasks are to:
Assess the budgeting process and procedures
for the organisation with regards to preparation techniques, uses for
evaluation, differences between business units/divisions, etc.
Analyse how the organisation collects,
stores, and prepares management accounting information, particularly the use of
a management accounting system (MAS) and how information is disseminated
throughout the organisation.
Evaluate the costing process and procedures
of the organisation with respect to method or approach utilised.
Assess the capital decision making process
within the organisation with regards to what methods are utilised, how such
methods are chosen, how projects are selected and managed, and what measures
are employed to evaluate performance.
Evaluate the criteria or mechanisms used by
the organisation for deciding how best to acquire capital and analyse the
capital structure of the company.