Peter Scott's Introduction to Management Accounting provides a thorough but accessible and engaging introduction to the subject for first year students.
This highly practical textbook uses a multitude of worked and real life examples, supportive learning features, crystal clear explanations, and extensive online resources (all fully integrated with the book) to guide students towards a confident understanding of the fundamentals of management accounting. Scott's lively writing style sets the numerical content within an easy-to-follow narrative, and the real life relevance of each tool or technique is explained at every turn. All key areas of
first year management accounting courses are covered to provide a solid foundation for more advanced modules.
The book's online resources include a wealth of materials which can be downloaded into a university's local VLE.
The student resources include:
- Interactive Multiple Choice Questions for revising key topics;
- Numerical exercises for practising the calculation of accounting information from given sets of data;
- 'Go back over this again' features containing a mix of further examples, written exercises, true or false questions, and annotated accounting information to help consolidate learning and revise or revisit concepts;
- 'Show me how to do it' videos that provide practical demonstrations of dealing with more complex accounting tasks;
- Web links for primary source material and articles through which readers can learn more about the companies and organizations discussed in the book.
Lecturer resources include PowerPoint slides, examples and solutions, and hundreds of ready-to-use multiple-choice questions, all arranged by chapter. Lecturers can choose to make the online materials available to their students via Dashboard, a learning and assessment tool which provides sophisticated analytics for student achievement and engagement with the resources, also facilitating discussions and course updates.