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MAA262 - Management Accounting

Unit details

Year2017 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne)
Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Warrnambool, Waterfront (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:

0.125

Previously coded as:

MAA202

Unit chair:

S Kanapathippillai

Prerequisite:

MAA103

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

MAA202

Contact hours:

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

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin.

Content

The 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

Assessment 1 (Individual) - Online test -10%

Assessment 2 (Group of 3 students) - 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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