Unit details

MAA103 - Accounting for Decision Making

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Enrolment modes:

(B, S, W, X)

Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

A Khan

Prerequisite:Nil
Corequisite:Nil
Incompatible with: MAA101, MAA102
Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

1 x 2 hour lectures, 1 x 1 hour tutorial per week

Note:

Online teaching methods require internet access.  Please refer to the most current computer specifications.

* for Bachelor of Vision Science students only

Content

The unit covers: the impact of accounting; accounting reports; introduction of the accounting equation; classification; analysis and summarisation of transactions; accounting systems and internal control; the management decision-making process; cost concepts for management decisions; importance of budgets in the decision-making process; management of financial resources; techniques to analyse statements; limitations; evaluating performance; evaluating financial position.

Assessment

Test (online) 10%, Written Assignment (individual or group/2-3 students) 3000 words 30%, Examination 2 hours 60%

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

 

From Trimester 2 2013:

Assessment 1 (e-Porfolio group of 2-3 students) - Business plan 3500-4000 words 30%
Assessment 2 (individual or group of 2-3 students) - Student video presentation 10%
Examination 2 hours 60%
Hurdle requirement: achieve at least 50% of the marks available on the examination.

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$1224$1224$2506$2660

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.


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