MAA703 - Accounting for Management


2021 unit information

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

MPA701 or MPA751/MPR751/MPT751 or MAA717

Corequisite: Nil
Incompatible with: MAA202, MAA262, MAA752, MAA760, MAA774
Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

1 x 3 hour seminar per week

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

Online independent and collaborative learning including 3 scheduled online workshops of 3 hours duration


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.

Hurdle requirement

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

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