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MAA103 - Accounting for Decision Making

Unit details

Year2015 unit information
Enrolment modes:

Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Warrnambool, Waterfront (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne)
Trimester 3: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online), Waurn Ponds (Geelong)*

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

J Donald (Trimester 2), R Ryan (Trimester 3)



Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

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

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin.


* for Bachelor of Vision Science students only


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 1 (individual or group of 2-3 students) - Student video presentation - 10% 

Assessment 2 (group of 2-3 students) - Business plan 3500-4000 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**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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