Upon successful completion of this course the students are able to:
This course covers the topic of management control systems (MCS) and provides an overview of different systems managers have at their disposal in running different types of businesses, in different situations, different industries, e.g. manufacturing, public sector, NGOs, and when businesses are facing different challenges. Research on how individuals and organisations respond to the introduction of control systems or to changes to existing systems are discussed. In addition, the course highlights unintended consequences and complexities of control outlining manager` coping strategies. Likewise, the roles of controllers in organisations as well as the impact of digitalization on control is discussed.
4-hour written examination with letter grades.
Due to grade requirements for state authorised auditors, a regular examination will be held both autumn and spring.
School of Business and Law