A PBL Framework for Introductory Management Accounting

A Business Planning Approach
Part of the Educational Innovation in Economics and Business book series (EIEB, volume 7)


The most fundamental change in business education today is the reorientation from a “techniques-based curriculum” to what can be characterized as a “competencies-based curriculum.” In the former, technical knowledge and proficiencies are viewed as the primary educational objectives. In the latter, a broad, core set of educational competencies is identified as the primary objective of the course curriculum (Herring & Williams, 2000). Such a reorientation is thought to provide long-term value to the student (and society), support life-long learning, and provide enhanced career opportunities for future business professionals.


Business Plan Accounting Profession Accounting Education Adaptive Problem Solver Accounting Curriculum 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.College of Commerce and FinanceVillanova UniversityVillanovaUSA

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