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Management Accounting and Information Management

Module name (EN): Management Accounting and Information Management
Degree programme: Accounting and Finance, Master, ASPO 01.04.2016
Module code: MARPF-110
Hours per semester week / Teaching method: 4V (4 hours per week)
ECTS credits: 6
Semester: 1
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:
Written exam and presentation (60 minutes / weighting 1:1 / can be repeated semesterly)
Curricular relevance:
DFMM-MARPF-110 Management Sciences, Master, ASPO 01.10.2018, semester 1, mandatory course
MRPF-210 Accounting and Finance, Master, ASPO 01.10.2012, semester 2, mandatory course
MARPF-110 Accounting and Finance, Master, ASPO 01.04.2016, semester 1, mandatory course
60 class hours (= 45 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 180 hours (equivalent to 6 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 135 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr. Michael Zell
Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Michael Zell

[updated 25.01.2016]
Learning outcomes:
After successfully completing this module, students will:
- be able to describe the problems of information management for management accounting and management,
- be able to describe and develop a management reporting or management information system conceptually,
- be familiar with different information technology solutions for management information systems,
- be familiar with the essential functions of current performance management systems and will be able to apply them to specific software systems,
- be able to independently work on current problems in the areas of management accounting and information management,
- be able to demonstrate their knowledge in the form of presentations or talks.

[updated 05.12.2019]
Module content:
- Management and information systems
- Conceptual development of management information systems
  (information model, process model)
- Implementation and current applications of management information systems
- Implementation of a case study
- Presentation and discussion of current topics from the fields of management accounting and information technology
The course combines lectures, case studies, group and individual work and requires a high degree of student participation.

[updated 05.12.2019]
Teaching methods/Media:
In the seminar part, student contributions are required in the form of lectures or the implementation of IT solutions.

[updated 05.12.2019]
Recommended or required reading:
Chamoni, P., Gluchowski, P. (Hrsg.): Analytische Informationssysteme, Berlin u.a., latest edition.
Schön, D.: Planung und Reporting: Grundlagen, Business Intelligence und Mobile Computing, latest edition.
Taschner, A.: Management Reporting: Erfolgsfaktor internes Berichtswesen, Wiesbaden, latest edition.
Zell, M.: Reporting und Analyse _ Informationssysteme für Management und Mitarbeiter, Saarbrücken 2011.

[updated 05.12.2019]
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