Management Control Systems in Private and Public Sector (MCSP)

Course description



The course consists of:
• An overview of research regarding management control systems and the technologies associated with them.
• Analysis of central issues related to management control.
• Design of, and critical discussions about, management control systems.

Intended Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the course, the students should be able to:
Knowledge and understanding
1. Describe the predominant technologies of management control
2. Understand and explain how the predominant technologies of management control are supposed to work.
3. Account for possible problems and pitfalls that may be related to the use of management control technologies.
Skills and abilities
4. Apply the course literature and the experiences from lectures and seminars to analyze and communicate organizational cases from a management control perspective.
Judgement and approach
5. Critically evaluate and reflect on management control research, and critically discuss the design and practice of management control in different organizational settings

Please Note !


There will be no new admissions to this course.


Course title:
Management Control Systems in Private and Public Sector
Semester: Spring term 2020
Study period: 4
Rate of studies: 100%
Level: Graduate level (second cycle)
Credits: 7.5
Language of instruction: English

Contact:


Course coordinator:
Toivo Lepp
Head of course:
Andreas Sundström