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MAA103 - Accounting for Decision Making

Unit details

Year2016 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:

L Lombardi (Trimester1), 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 (Group 2-3) – Video presentation – 10%

Assessment 2 (Group 2-3) - Written business plan (3000-4000 words) – 30%

Examination (2 hours) - 60%

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

Unit Fee Information

All Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP), fee paying undergraduate and pre-2016 commencing students

Unit fee information available soon

2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students

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