Management Accounting A (ACCT2012)

UNIT OF STUDY

This course provides students with an introduction to the basics of management/cost accounting; it equips them with necessary skills to use an industry-standard accounting system and management accounting information efficiently and effectively. Areas specifically covered include: cost terms and purposes, cost behaviour, cost-volume-profit analysis, cost estimation, basic and alternative product costing methods, detailed study of the mechanics of the budgeting process (master budgets, flexible budgets, standard costing and variance analysis, capital budgeting),  sustainability and environmental management accounting, decision making using relevant costs/revenues and cost allocation.

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Further unit of study information

Classes

1 x 2hr lecture and 1x 1hr tutorial per week

Assessment

Computer assignments (10%), quizzes (10%), case study assignment (10%); SAP assignment (10%), and final examination (60%)

Faculty/department permission required?

No

Unit of study rules

Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

(ACCT1001 or ACCT1005 or BUSS1030) and (ACCT1002 or ACCT1006)

Prohibitions

ACCT2002

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