Department of Business and Economics
Dean:Dr. Jón Þór Sturluson
Email:vd@ru.is
Website:http://www.ru.is/vd
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MSc in Innovation Management - 90 ECTS
Semesters:3
Years:1
ETCS:90
About majorMeistaranám í stjórnun nýsköpunar leggur áherslu á nýsköpun og frumkvöðlastarfssemi. Nemendur öðlast hæfni til að að stýra nýsköpunarstarfimismunandi skipulagsheilda við þróun á nýjum ferlum, vörum og þjónustu, ásamt því að nemendur geti leitt frumkvöðlastarf á breiðum grunni, þar á meðal til að stofna ný fyrirtæki. Námið eflir þekkingu og næmni nemenda fyrir nýjum tækifærum, þjálfar skapandi og lausnamiðaða nálgun og miðar að því að nemendur geti gert slíkar lausnir að veruleika.    
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Degree titleMSc in Innovation Management
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Vorönn/Spring 2024
More infoConsumer BehaviorElectiveV-712-COBEECTS 3,75
More infoInnovation ManagementCoreV-713-INNMECTS 7,5
More infoBusiness EthicsCoreV-714-BETHECTS 3,75
More infoEntrepreneurship and Innovation in ContextCoreV-715-ENICECTS 3,75
More infoBusiness Process ManagementElectiveV-716-BPMAECTS 7,5
More infoFixed Income AnalysisElectiveV-716-FINCECTS 3,75
More infoImplementation of information systemsElectiveV-717-IMISECTS 3,75
More infoEntrepreneurial FinanceCoreV-733-ENTRECTS 7,5
More infoBranding and Strategic MarketingElectiveV-741-BRANECTS 7,5
More infoStrategic HRM and MetricsElectiveV-745-STRAECTS 7,5
More infoInternshipElectiveV-748-INTEECTS 7,5
More infoCases in corporate financeElectiveV-763-COR2ECTS 7,5
More infoFinancial Reporting and Accounting Standards IIElectiveV-765-FIR2ECTS 7,5
More infoBusiness Research Methodology ICoreV-765-REM1ECTS 3,75
More infoApplied DerivativesElectiveV-766-APDEECTS 7,5
More infoConsolidated Financial StatementsElectiveV-767-SAREECTS 7,5
More infoBusiness Intelligence and AnalyticsElectiveV-784-REK5ECTS 7,5
More infoCorporate LawElectiveV-802-BULAECTS 7,5
More infoBusiness Research Methodology IICoreV-825-REM2ECTS 3,75
More infoTourism MarketingElectiveV-840-TOMAECTS 7,5
More infoTraining and DevelopmentElectiveV-840-TRDEECTS 3,75
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More infoMaster´s Thesis - partial submissionElectiveV-888-THHLECTS 15
More infoResearch ProposalCoreV-898-REPRECTS 0
More infoMaster´s ThesisCoreV-898-THESECTS 30
More infoExchange StudiesElectiveX-699-EXCHECTS 30
Sumar/Summer 2024
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More infoInternshipElectiveV-748-INTEECTS 7,5
More infoCross-cultural CommunicationElectiveV-756-CRCOECTS 7,5
More infoManagement AccountingElectiveV-793-MAACECTS 7,5
More infoBehavioral FinanceElectiveV-803-BEFIECTS 3,75
More infoInformation Technology in AccountingElectiveV-804-INTAECTS 7,5
More infoOccupational Health PsychologyElectiveV-816-OHPSECTS 3,75
More infoSustainable FinanceElectiveV-817-SUFIECTS 3,75
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Haustönn/Fall 2024
More infoIntroduction to Management and Business ConceptsElectiveV-700-IMBUECTS 0
More infoCreative Approaches and Entrepreneurial MindsetsCoreV-702-CREMECTS 7,5
More infoInnovation and Entrepreneurship: A field of knowledge and practiceCoreV-703-INENECTS 7,5
More infoFundamentals in Tourism and Hospitality ManagementElectiveV-704-FTHMECTS 7,5
More infoFinancial Reporting and Accounting Standards IElectiveV-705-FIR1ECTS 7,5
More infoAuditing, Auditing Standards and Ethics in Accounting and AuditingElectiveV-706-AUD1ECTS 7,5
More infoStrategic ManagementCoreV-712-STJOECTS 7,5
More infoOrganizational PsychologyElectiveV-715-ORPSECTS 7,5
More infoStaffing: from recruitment to terminationElectiveV-730-STRTECTS 7,5
More infoLabour lawElectiveV-731-LALAECTS 3,75
More infoDigital and Information System ManagementElectiveV-732-DIGIECTS 7,5
More infoChange management and leadershipElectiveV-736-CMLEECTS 7,5
More infoInternational MarketingElectiveV-736-INMAECTS 7,5
More infoFundamentals in Accounting and FinanceElectiveV-737-FAFIECTS 7,5
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SemesterFall 2024
Level of course5. Second cycle, intermediate
Type of courseElective
PrerequisitesNo prerequisites.
ScheduleNo schedule found.
Lecturer
Heiðrún Ingrid Hlíðberg
Content
The course will cover fundamentals of financial accounting, management accounting and corporate finance. While financial accounting, management accounting and corporate finance information is immensely valuable for every organization and manager, the course also discusses the assumptions behind this information and their limitations. The course will focus on the interrelationship between financial reporting, management accounting and corporate finance for decision making, and recent developments in performance measurement. It will link theory with practical examples and case studies drawn from real business situations across a wide range of manufacturing, retail and service industries.

This course is only available for students who enroll in the master’s programs in Business Management, Human Resource Management and Organizational Psychology, Innovation Management, Marketing, and Tourism and Hospitality Management but have less than 30 ECTS credits in business administration finished in previous studies.
Learning outcome - Objectives
Knowledge. Collection of facts, concepts, theories and techniques acquired by students. The student should have a fundamental understanding of:
- The concepts, methods and tools of financial accounting, management accounting and corporate finance and their importance for every manager in an organization
- How these tools and methods are used by different managers in an organization
- How financial accounting, management accounting and corporate finance affect decision making and management behaviour
Skills. The ability to apply knowledge to different tasks related to financial accounting, management accounting and corporate finance. The student should:
- Be able to critically read and understand financial statements and to understand and recognise where the information in financial statements come from
- Perform cost analysis, cost allocations and determine cost behaviour
- Perform basic financial valuation of business projects
- Design and construct simple forecasts and budgets as well as conduct variance analysis

Competences. The ability to apply knowledge and skills. The student should:
- Identify and assess the accounting and management accounting systems of companies
- Evaluate the link between decision making, financial accounting, management accounting and corporate finance
- Evaluate the suitability of different methods and approaches of management accounting and corporate finance
- Be able to prepare reports (in English) for managers which are based on financial accounting information, management accounting information and corporate finance information to support managerial decision making
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Language of instructionEnglish
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More infoCorporate TaxationElectiveV-772-TAX1ECTS 7,5
More infoPerformance ManagementElectiveV-830-PEMAECTS 3,75
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More infoMaster´s Thesis - partial submissionElectiveV-888-THHLECTS 15
More infoResearch ProposalCoreV-898-REPRECTS 0
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