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CS31A0302 Seminar of Cost Management, 6 cr 
Code CS31A0302  Validity 01.08.2016 -
Name Seminar of Cost Management  Abbreviation Seminar of Cost 
Credits6 cr   
TypeBasic studies  
  Grading scaleStudy modules 0-5,P/F 
  Eligibility for post-graduate studiesno
    Allowed to study several timesno
Organisation LUT School of Engineering Science 

Sini-Kaisu Kinnunen 
Timo Kärri 
Miia Pirttilä 

Description by Study Guide

M.Sc. (Tech.) 2



Teaching Language 


Teacher(s) in Charge 

Professor, D.Sc. (Tech.) Timo Kärri
M.Sc. (Tech.) Sini-Kaisu Kinnunen


After completing the course students will be able to

- produce a personal seminar report in English

- analyze source material critically

- evaluate other seminar reports.


Advanced knowledge on cost management. Research area of cost management, working with seminar report, work planning, research methods, data and literature, contents and formal requirements of report. Current topics and development ideas of firms are used. Writing problems and criteria for good seminar report are considered.

Teaching Methods 

Lectures 12 h, course book 17 h, studying the course material 17 h, seminar work 40 h, personal tasks 12 h, master’s thesis seminar assignment 6 h, 3. period. Lectures 2 h, course book 20 h, seminar work 22 h, seminars 12 h, 4. period. Total 160 h.

Examination in Examination schedule (Yes/No) 


Examination in Moodle (Yes/No) 


Examination in Exam (Yes/No) 


Assessment scale and assessment methods 

0 - 5. Seminar report 50%, project plan 15%, exam of terms 15%, presentation/ peer review 10%, activity 10%.

Course Materials 

Lecture notes. Horngren C. T., Foster G. Datar S. M. Cost Accounting: A Managerial Emphasis. 10. edition tai newer. Prentice Hall. 906 s. Articles.


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Places for exchange-students? (Yes, number/No) 


Places for Open University Students?(Yes, number/No) 

Yes, max 5


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