MAA262 - Management Accounting

Year: 2018 unit information
Enrolment modes: Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne)
Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Warrnambool, Waterfront (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s): 1
Previously coded as: MAA202
EFTSL value:


Unit chair:

Rhonda Ryan (Trimester 1) and Vincent Bicudo De Castro (Trimester 2)



Corequisite: Nil
Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

Campus: 1 x 2 hour class, 1 x 1 hour seminar per week.

Cloud (online): Online independent and collaborative learning including 3 scheduled online workshops of 3 hours duration

Waterfront campus: 1 x 3 hour class and seminar in one block mode.


This unit provides solid foundations in core management accounting topics in the areas of costing, budgeting and performance management. Topics include introduction to management accounting in the contemporary business environment; key cost terms and concepts; traditional and modern costing methods; budgeting; standard costing and variance analysis with flexible budget; performance evaluation in divisional organisations and the balanced scorecard.


Assessment 1 (Individual) - Online test -10%

Assessment 2 (Individual) - Written report and cost model development in excel (2000 words) - 30%

Examination 2 hours - 60%

Hurdle requirement achieve at least 50% of the marks available on the examination.

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