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Unit details

MAA703 - Accounting for Management

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Enrolment modes:(B, X)
Credit point(s):1
Offerings: Trimester 1 or trimester 2
EFTSL value: 0.125
Unit chair:

J Donald

Prerequisite:

MPA701

Prerequisite for M501, M508, M601, M608 students: MPA751/MPR751/MPT751

Corequisite:Nil
Incompatible with:

MAA760, MAA752, MAA774

Contact hours: 1 x 3 hour seminar per week

Note:

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

Content

In this unit, students learn about how management accounting  satisfies management's need for information for planning and control purposes.  It covers cost concepts, cost-volume-profit relationships, product costing systems, activity-based costing, budgeting and standard costs. Topics also include financial performance analysis, decentralised operations, relevant costs for decision making, and contemporary approaches to measuring performance.

Assessment

Test (Online) 15%, Written Assignment (Group/5 Students) 1500 words 25%, Examination 3 hours 60%, Hurdle requirement: achieve at least 50% of the marks available on the examination.

 

From Trimester 2, 2012:

Test (Online) 15%, Written Assignment (Group/5 Students) 1500 words 25%, 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$2675$3340

* 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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