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MAA744 - Strategic Management Accounting

Unit details

Year2018 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Trimester 3: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:


Unit chair:

J Donald





Incompatible with:

MAA302 and MAA764

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


This unit builds on the types of accounting information for management planning, control and decision-making that were introduced in MAA703 Accounting for Management. The unit moves from an essentially short-term, operational perspective to a long term, strategic perspective by integrating strategic management process to real life business cases.  In particular, the unit focuses on the link between strategy and resource management in creating value for customers and shareholders. The unit also examines the roles of management accountants in supporting sustainability strategies and providing alignment mechanisms in environmental management in a rapidly changing and increasingly competitive global market.


Written assignment (group of 2-3 students) 2000 words 25%

Oral presentation (group of 2-3 students) 15%

Examination 2 hours 60%

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

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