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MAA703 - Accounting for Management

Unit details

Year2018 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Previously coded as:MAA616
Unit chair:

Soheila Mirshekary


MPA701 or MPA751/MPR751/MPT751 or MAA717

Incompatible with:

MAA202, MAA262, MAA752, MAA760, MAA774

Contact hours:

Campus: 1 x 3 hour seminar per week

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


In this unit, students learn about how management accounting satisfies management's need for information for planning and control purposes.  It covers cost concepts, cost-volume-profit relationships, product costing systems, activity-based costing, budgeting and standard costs. Topics also include financial performance analysis, decentralised operations, relevant costs for decision making, and contemporary approaches to measuring performance.


Assessment 1 (Individual) -Case study analysis (video presentation/ 8 minutes) - 10%

Assessment 2 - 

- (Group of 4) Case study analysis- Written Report (2500 words) 20% and;

- (Individual) Learning reflective piece (focusing on team work, 800 words) 10%


Examination - (2 hours) - 60%

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

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