MAA703 - Accounting for Management
|Year||2016 unit information|
|Enrolment modes:||Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)|
Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
|Previously coded as:||MAA616|
MPA701 or MPA751/MPR751/MPT751 or MAA717
MAA202, MAA262, MAA752, MAA760, MAA774
Campus: 1 x 3 hour seminar per week
Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin
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 1 (individual) – Online test – 10%
Assessment 2 (individual) – Research report (3000 words) – 30%
Examination (2 hours) – 60%
Hurdle requirement: achieve at least 50% of the marks available on the examination.