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ACCT 2013: Cost Management and Control Systems

ACCT 2013: Case study

This guide was created to assist you with finding resources for your case study assignment.

  • Please ensure you read all of the details on this assignment, which are available from your learnonline site.

1. What is a case study

Case studies are descriptions of situations which you will likely encounter within your chosen discipline. They may be presented as essays, reports or in specific templates provided to you so you will need to carefully analyse the task you have been given and look at the particular requirements of your assignment.

The Study Help site has useful resources for your studies. 

2. Using Excel

Watch the videos below to understand the basics of using excel. To choose a different video in the playlist use the YouTube playlist icon icon located in the top right hand corner of the video below.

  • Video 1: A basic introduction (4 min 58 sec)
  • Video 2: Formulas and functions (5 min 15 sec)
  • Video 3: How to make a chart (4 min 23 sec)

Further resources

3. How to prepare for an online video interview

Watch this video (3 min 14 sec) for tips on how to prepare for an online video interview, including preparing yourself, the environment and the technology for a video interview, and how to end a video interview strong.

4. Oral presentation support

6. Referencing support

Managing your references

What do you do with all those references you have found? Use a bibliographic management software to store, organise and cite your references.

There are many free systems available. The Library supports the bibliographic management tool EndNote. For more information see the EndNote guide.