Performance Measurement in Organisations

Module code: ACFI 2208

Module description

This module examines the measurement of organisational performance in the commercial, public and not for profit sectors.

It examines financial and non-financial measures looking at social accounting and ethics as well as traditional accounting frameworks.

It develops the critical and analytical skills in recognising the inter-relationships between accounting and non-financial performance and operations of organisations.

It will look at commercial organisations charities and other not-for-profit enterprises and will involve considerable in depth studies of specific organisations.

The module also examines the mechanisms for internal performance measurement and the achievement of managerial performance when making decisions.

Contact hours per student per year

  • Lectures: 44 hours
  • Tutorials: 10 hours


  • Essay on environmental issues (1500 words): 30%
  • Not-for-profit business report (3000 words): 70%

Additional costs: No extra costs other than purchase of books