Credits: 6

Schedule: 07.11.2017 - 12.12.2017

Teacher in charge (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Prof. Juhani Vaivio

Teaching Period (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

2018-2019: II (Fall 2019), Töölö campus

2019-2020: II (Fall 2020), Otaniemi campus

Learning Outcomes (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

The objective of the course is to deepen the understanding of how management accounting - as a management technology that constructs organizational reality – becomes connected with the following topic areas:
- The crafting of strategy and its communication
- Organizational learning and the generation of strategic initiatives
- Critical strategic decision processes
- The problems of strategic control
- Key issues in strategic change

Assessment Methods and Criteria (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

1. Interactive lectures 20 h, prof. Juhani Vaivio.
2. Exam (60%), based on indicated readings.
3. Active class participation and discussion, as well as presentations and essay-reports in groups (total 40%).

Workload (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

- Classroom hours, 24 h

- Class preparation, 61 h

- Exam preparation, 76 h

- Exam, 4 h

Study Material (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Reading material and cases announced in class.

Substitutes for Courses (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Strateginen johdon laskentatoimi (22E10000).

Course Homepage (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020):

Prerequisites (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Johdon laskentatoimi II (22C00300), Tuloslaskenta (22C00400), Financial Statement Analysis (22E00100).

Grading Scale (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 


Registration for Courses (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Via WebOodi. Please see WebOodi for the registration dates.

If more students have enrolled by the enrolment deadline than can be accepted on the course, priority will be given to students based on their study right: 1. Master's degree students in Accounting 2. Exchange students 3. Master's students in other majors 4. Bachelor's students in Accounting who have completed more than 150 cr 5. Bachelor's students in other majors who have completed more than 150 cr

Further Information (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

A maximum of 50 MSc students will be accepted to the course. Priority will be given to MSc program in Accounting students.

This course is not a co-operation course with Hanken from academic year 2019-20 onwards.

Please note that attendance to all lectures is mandatory.