ACCOUNTING FOR MANAGEMENT DECISIONS

ACC1AMD

2015

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject aims to provide under-graduate students with a business approach to the study of accounting by emphasising how financial decision making is based on accurate and complete accounting information. It provides students with an understanding of the accounting concepts that are fundamental to the preparation and use of accounting information. It also develops student awareness of ethical issues facing the accounting profession. Accounting for Management Decisions is a pre-requisite to further study in accounting.

SchoolLa Trobe Business School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorGordon Boyce

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Explain the role of accounting information organisational decision-making and accountability

Activities:
Tutorials and online quiz
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

02. Explain and discuss the ethical, professional, organisational and social contexts within which accounting is practiced

Activities:
Tutorials and online quiz
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

03. Describe the idea of sustainability and how it relates to accounting

Activities:
Tutorials and online quiz
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

04. Record straight forward business transactions in an accounting system. The students are expected to prepare a financial statement in a group of 3 members.

Activities:
Tutorials, online quiz and group assignments
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

05. Produce a set of a simple financial accounts from basic transaction and financial data

Activities:
Tutorials and online quiz
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

06. Explain and critique some of the accounting conventions underlying the production of accounts

Activities:
Tutorials and assessment task
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

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Albury-Wodonga, 2015, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBalachandran Muniandy

Class requirements

Tutorial Week: 11 - 22
One 1.0 hours tutorial other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 11 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours lecture other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
2 Online quizzes (400 words equivalent)20 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
e-Portfolio (group) written components(2000 words, approximately 600 words per student)20 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
one 3-hour final examinationHurdle requirement. Students must achieve at least 45% in the final examination as well as an overall total of 50% to pass this unit60 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06

Bendigo, 2015, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKate Ashman

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 11 - 22
One 2.0 hours lecture other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 11 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Tutorial Week: 11 - 22
One 1.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 11 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
2 Online quizzes (400 words equivalent)20 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
e-Portfolio (group) written components(2000 words, approximately 600 words per student)20 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
one 3-hour final examinationHurdle requirement. Students must achieve at least 45% in the final examination as well as an overall total of 50% to pass this unit60 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06

China, 2015, Week 08-23, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBalachandran Muniandy

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 08 - 23
One 2.0 hours lecture other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 08 to week 23 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
2 Online quizzes (400 words equivalent)20 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
e-Portfolio (group) written components(2000 words, approximately 600 words per student)20 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
one 3-hour final examinationHurdle requirement. Students must achieve at least 45% in the final examination as well as an overall total of 50% to pass this unit60 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06

China, 2015, Week 28-31, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBalachandran Muniandy

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 28 - 31
One 2.0 hours lecture other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 28 to week 31 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
2 Online quizzes (400 words equivalent)20 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
e-Portfolio (group) written components(2000 words, approximately 600 words per student)20 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
one 3-hour final examinationHurdle requirement. Students must achieve at least 45% in the final examination as well as an overall total of 50% to pass this unit60 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06

China, 2015, Week 37-52, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorGordon Boyce

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 37 - 52
One 2.0 hours lecture other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 37 to week 52 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
2 Online quizzes (400 words equivalent)20 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
e-Portfolio (group) written components(2000 words, approximately 600 words per student)20 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
one 3-hour final examinationHurdle requirement. Students must achieve at least 45% in the final examination as well as an overall total of 50% to pass this unit60 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06

China, 2015, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBalachandran Muniandy

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours lecture other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"TO BE CHANGED"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
2 Online quizzes (400 words equivalent)20 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
e-Portfolio (group) written components(2000 words, approximately 600 words per student)20 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
one 3-hour final examinationHurdle requirement. Students must achieve at least 45% in the final examination as well as an overall total of 50% to pass this unit60 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06

China, 2015, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorGordon Boyce

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours lecture per day on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"TO BE CHANGED"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
2 Online quizzes (400 words equivalent)20 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
e-Portfolio (group) written components(2000 words, approximately 600 words per student)20 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
one 3-hour final examinationHurdle requirement. Students must achieve at least 45% in the final examination as well as an overall total of 50% to pass this unit60 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06

Melbourne, 2015, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment size454

Enrolment information TBC TBC

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBalachandran Muniandy

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours lecture other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours lecture other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Tutorial Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours tutorial other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
2 Online quizzes (400 words equivalent)20 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
e-Portfolio (group) written components(2000 words, approximately 600 words per student)20 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
one 3-hour final examinationHurdle requirement. Students must achieve at least 45% in the final examination as well as an overall total of 50% to pass this unit60 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06

Melbourne, 2015, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment size460

Enrolment information TBC TBC

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorGordon Boyce

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours lecture other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Tutorial Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours tutorial other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
2 Online quizzes (400 words equivalent)20 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
e-Portfolio (group) written components(2000 words, approximately 600 words per student)20 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
one 3-hour final examinationHurdle requirement. Students must achieve at least 45% in the final examination as well as an overall total of 50% to pass this unit60 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06

Mildura, 2015, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAlireza Vafaei

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours lecture other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Tutorial Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours tutorial other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
2 Online quizzes (400 words equivalent)20 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
e-Portfolio (group) written components(2000 words, approximately 600 words per student)20 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
one 3-hour final examinationHurdle requirement. Students must achieve at least 45% in the final examination as well as an overall total of 50% to pass this unit60 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06

Shepparton, 2015, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBalachandran Muniandy

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours lecture other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Tutorial Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours tutorial other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
2 Online quizzes (400 words equivalent)20 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
e-Portfolio (group) written components(2000 words, approximately 600 words per student)20 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
one 3-hour final examinationHurdle requirement. Students must achieve at least 45% in the final examination as well as an overall total of 50% to pass this unit60 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06

Sydney, 2015, ACN Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBalachandran Muniandy

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 11 - 22
One 3.0 hours lecture other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 11 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
2 Online quizzes (400 words equivalent)20 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
e-Portfolio (group) written components(2000 words, approximately 600 words per student)20 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
one 3-hour final examinationHurdle requirement. Students must achieve at least 45% in the final examination as well as an overall total of 50% to pass this unit60 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06

Sydney, 2015, ACN Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBalachandran Muniandy

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 28 - 39
One 3.0 hours lecture other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 28 to week 39 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
2 Online quizzes (400 words equivalent)20 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
e-Portfolio (group) written components(2000 words, approximately 600 words per student)20 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
one 3-hour final examinationHurdle requirement. Students must achieve at least 45% in the final examination as well as an overall total of 50% to pass this unit60 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06

Sydney, 2015, ACN Summer Semester, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorGordon Boyce

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 45 - 52
One 3.0 hours lecture other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 45 to week 52 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
2 Online quizzes (400 words equivalent)20 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
e-Portfolio (group) written components(2000 words, approximately 600 words per student)20 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
one 3-hour final examinationHurdle requirement. Students must achieve at least 45% in the final examination as well as an overall total of 50% to pass this unit60 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06

Vietnam, 2015, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBalachandran Muniandy

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours lecture other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
2 Online quizzes (400 words equivalent)20 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
e-Portfolio (group) written components(2000 words, approximately 600 words per student)20 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
one 3-hour final examinationHurdle requirement. Students must achieve at least 45% in the final examination as well as an overall total of 50% to pass this unit60 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06

Vietnam, 2015, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorGordon Boyce

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours lecture other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
2 Online quizzes (400 words equivalent)20 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
e-Portfolio (group) written components(2000 words, approximately 600 words per student)20 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
one 3-hour final examinationHurdle requirement. Students must achieve at least 45% in the final examination as well as an overall total of 50% to pass this unit60 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06