Part 1: Using a minimum of five academic references (the indicated module materials can’t be one of
the five references) discuss the advantages and disadvantages of Activitybased costing versus
traditional costing systems and discuss the most appropriate situations (industries, phases of a
product lifecycle, etc.) in which Activitybased costing should be used.
Part 3: The pdf file titled “EY Transfer Pricing Guide” contains guidance on transfer pricing
regulations in many countries. Using a minimum of five academic references, discuss the advantages
and disadvantages of each of the five methods of setting transfer prices discussed in class and discuss
the increased complexity of transfer pricing for international divisions, using the section on the
United Kingdom of the EY Transfer Pricing Guide to illustrate the illustrate the kind of requirements
different countries put in place.
Part 5: Using a minimum of five academic references (the indicated module materials can’t be one of
the five references) compare and contrast traditional and strategic management accounting, including
a discussion of the main reasons for the move on the part of companies towards strategic
management accounting and the main tools used under each.