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Assessment 2 – group work

This has 40% weighting and so is the largest component part of your assessment work. You must form yourselves into groups of 4 (3 is OK and 5 is OK but no more and certainly no less). You may choose your partners, and we will not interfere. We will not find a group for you so do not ask. However, you are responsible for the management of the group – so do not choose to work with some-one who you do not know. If you decide you do not like some-one - we will not interfere. If your group becomes dysfunctional we will not interfere – it is for you to sort it out.

These groups will be formed by the week starting Monday 10th February so you can start to think about who will be in the group immediately. You must inform us as to who your group members are. In addition we would like you to inform us of the organisation you intend to study. We will not let 2 groups study the same organisation.

The presentations will take place in week starting Monday 31st March. The presentation will be 10 minutes long, and everyone must speak. They will be in our normal rooms at normal class times. If the sessions are not long enough for all the groups that we have, we may have to move you to another time. This is likely to be a Wednesday morning.

The presentation will be as follows;

Choose an organisation of which you have some knowledge, or in which you are interested. Explain how management accounting can supply information to assist the management of the organisation. That’s it!

Well of course there’s more to it than that. The organisation you choose should be a real one. You are not required to investigate and report on the organisation’s actual management accounting system (even if you can find out). Your presentation should have a number of stages and these will determine the work you have to do to prepare.

1 Background to the company –…...

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