ACCT6302 Contemporary Control Systems

Course Description

A study of the design implementation and evaluation of control systems intended to support and direct strategic objectives of various organizations.

Course Credits: 3

Prerequisites: ACCT 6302 or ACCT 6305 or ACCT 6315 or ACCT 6316

Student Learning Outcomes

  • Evaluate different types of controls and how these controls can be used effectively to influence behavior and improve organizational performance.
  • Appreciate the benefits and limitations of accounting-based controls that are common in many organizations.
  • Articulate the types of information that accounting information systems can provide to management for decision-making.
  • Identify the similarities and differences between control systems used by organizations of different sizes and in different industries.