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MAA302 - Strategic Management Accounting

Unit details

Year2015 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

J Donald

Prerequisite:

MAA202 or MAA262

Corequisite:Nil
Incompatible with: Nil
Contact hours:

Campus: 1 x 3 hour class per week

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin.

Content

This unit examines management accounting from a strategic perspective. Topics include the development of strategic management accounting and uses of management accounting tools and techniques in formulation, implementation and evaluation of organizational strategies. In particular, the unit focuses on activity-based management, uses of financial and non-financial performance measures in performance measurement system, corporate social responsibility and environmental management accounting.

Assessment

Written Assignment (Group/2-3 students) 4000 words 25%, Presentation (oral, group/2-3 students) 15%, Examination 2 hours 60%

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

Unit Fee Information

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This unit examines management accounting from a strategic perspective. Topics include the development of strategic management accounting and uses of management accounting tools and techniques in formulation, implementation and evaluation of organizational strategies. In particular, the unit focuses on activity-based management, uses of financial and non-financial performance measures in performance measurement system, corporate social responsibility and environmental management accounting.

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