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Unit details

MAA103 - Accounting for Decision Making

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Enrolment modes:(B, G, W, X)
Offered:

Trimester 1 (B, G, W, X), trimester 2 (B), trimester 3 (B, X)

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

R Ryan (Trimester 1 and 3), T McDowall (Trimester 2)

Coordinator:

R Ryan (B - Trimester 1), L O'Neill (G), B Lynch (W, X), T McDowall (B - Trimester 2)

Prerequisite:Nil
Corequisite:Nil
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.

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) 1800-2000 words 30%, Examination 3 hours 60%

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

 

From Trimester 2, 2012:

Test (online) 10%, Written Assignment (individual or group/2-3 students) 1800-2000 words 30%, Examination 2 hours 60%

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

 

From Trimester 3, 2012:

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.

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Student Contribution Rate***Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$1178$1178$1178$2386$2562

* Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2010
** Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2009
*** Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2008
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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