MAA456 - Advanced Management Accounting

Unit details

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Year2014 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Cohort rule:(For Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) students only)
Unit chair:

VG Sridharan

Incompatible with: Nil
Contact hours: 1 x 3 hour seminar per week


You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.


This unit provides students with an introduction to methodologies appropriate to research in management accounting. It will also provide an analysis of research into issues associated with long-term strategy and short-term financial control including budgeting and performance. Particular emphasis will be on links with behavioural science as a means of explaining the impact of participation, motivation, communication, control and performance evaluation.


Critique (Weekly) and Presentation (Weekly Oral) 30%, Assignment 1 (Research Paper) 2000 words 30%, Assignment 2 (Research Paper) 3000 words 40%

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