MAA703 - Accounting for Management


2022 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)

3 x 3 hour online seminars per trimester plus online independent and collaborative learning activities.


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.

Unit Fee Information

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