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MAA703 - Accounting for Management

Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Previously coded as:MAA616
Unit chair:

M Tse

Prerequisite:

MPA701 or MPA751/MPR751/MPT751

Corequisite:Nil
Incompatible with:

MAA202, MAA262, MAA752, MAA760, MAA774

Contact hours: 1 x 3 hour seminar per week
Note: 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.

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 [Cloud (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

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