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MGAD40: Management Control Systems

Summer 2021

Welcome MGAD40!

Your assignment requires you to do deep research as a consultant to The Federation of Black Canadians, in particular on its operational environment and management control system. You are also required to provide strategic recommendations and an implementation plan. This will involve finding articles and other information to support your case and analysis. 

Consider the following:

  • Performing market research 
    • Situational analysis with special consideration for vision, stakeholders and their preferences
    • Business environment, strategic focus and competitive advantage analysis
  •  Designing a management control system for a non-profit
    • strategic control
    • action control
    • results control
    • personnel control
    • cultural control
    • task control
  • Reviewing corporate governance and business risk analysis
    • Promotion of equity, diversity and inclusion

The resources in this guide are supplementary to the those shared by your professor in class, which provide additional detail and background knowledge on The Federation of Black Canadians. Please refer to the full assignment description for project deliverables.

For an introduction to the topic of Black heritage in Canada, please see Statistics Canada's Diversity of the Black population in Canada: An overview.

For an overview and recommendations on the use of data in non-profits, see How to Use Data for Good to Impact Society.

Guide location:

Use this research guide for:

  • How to find good quality information from which you can make valid recommendations
  • Locating articles to validate your claims