ACCOUNTING FOR MANAGEMENT DECISIONS

ACC1AMD

2016

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject aims to provide undergraduate students with broad introduction to the study of accounting and the role of accounting information in organisational decision-making and accountability. It provides students with an understanding of accounting concepts and processes that are fundamental to the preparation and use of standard accounting information. It also develops student awareness of the ethical, professional, organisational, and social contexts within which accounting is practiced. 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. Recognise and identify the importance of accounting in enabling short-term and strategic managerial decision making.

Activities:
Tutorials and assessment tasks
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Ethical behaviour)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Ethical behaviour)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

02. Examine key concepts and principles underlying the recognition, measurement, recording and provision of accounting information.

Activities:
Tutorials and assessment tasks
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Ethical behaviour)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Ethical behaviour)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

03. Identify and apply relevant financial and non-financial information for different short-term and strategic managerial decision making.

Activities:
Tutorials and assessment tasks
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Ethical behaviour)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

04. Identify and interpret the role of ethics, corporate governance and social responsibility (including sustainability) in accounting as it applies to business decision making.

Activities:
Tutorials and assessment tasks
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Ethical behaviour)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Albury-Wodonga, 2016, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBalachandran Muniandy

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"One 2-hour weekly face-to-face interactive workshop supported by online learning tools under the blended delivery mode."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Online quizzes10 01, 02, 03, 04
e-Portfolio (group) oral and written components40 01, 02, 03, 04
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 unit50 01, 02, 03, 04

Bendigo, 2016, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKate Ashman

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"One 2-hour weekly face-to-face interactive workshop supported by online learning tools under the blended delivery mode."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Online quizzes10 01, 02, 03, 04
e-Portfolio (group) oral and written components40 01, 02, 03, 04
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 unit50 01, 02, 03, 04

China, 2016, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBalachandran Muniandy

Class requirements

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

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Online quizzes10 01, 02, 03, 04
e-Portfolio (group) oral and written components40 01, 02, 03, 04
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 unit50 01, 02, 03, 04

China, 2016, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBalachandran Muniandy

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours workshop 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*
Online quizzes10 01, 02, 03, 04
e-Portfolio (group) oral and written components40 01, 02, 03, 04
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 unit50 01, 02, 03, 04

China, 2016, Week 37-52, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBalachandran Muniandy

Class requirements

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

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Online quizzes10 01, 02, 03, 04
e-Portfolio (group) oral and written components40 01, 02, 03, 04
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 unit50 01, 02, 03, 04

China, 2016, Week 28-31, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBalachandran Muniandy

Class requirements

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

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Online quizzes10 01, 02, 03, 04
e-Portfolio (group) oral and written components40 01, 02, 03, 04
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 unit50 01, 02, 03, 04

China, 2016, Week 08-23, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBalachandran Muniandy

Class requirements

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

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Online quizzes10 01, 02, 03, 04
e-Portfolio (group) oral and written components40 01, 02, 03, 04
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 unit50 01, 02, 03, 04

Melbourne, 2016, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBalachandran Muniandy

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Online quizzes10 01, 02, 03, 04
e-Portfolio (group) oral and written components40 01, 02, 03, 04
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 unit50 01, 02, 03, 04

Melbourne, 2016, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBalachandran Muniandy

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"One 2-hour weekly face-to-face interactive workshop supported by online learning tools under the blended delivery mode."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Online quizzes10 01, 02, 03, 04
e-Portfolio (group) oral and written components40 01, 02, 03, 04
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 unit50 01, 02, 03, 04

Mildura, 2016, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAlireza Vafaei

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"One 2-hour weekly face-to-face interactive workshop supported by online learning tools under the blended delivery mode."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Online quizzes10 01, 02, 03, 04
e-Portfolio (group) oral and written components40 01, 02, 03, 04
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 unit50 01, 02, 03, 04

Shepparton, 2016, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBalachandran Muniandy

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"One 2-hour weekly face-to-face interactive workshop supported by online learning tools under the blended delivery mode."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Online quizzes10 01, 02, 03, 04
e-Portfolio (group) oral and written components40 01, 02, 03, 04
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 unit50 01, 02, 03, 04

Sydney, 2016, Study Period 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorGordon Boyce

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 10 - 22
One 3.0 hours workshop other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Online quizzes10 01, 02, 03, 04
e-Portfolio (group) oral and written components40 01, 02, 03, 04
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 unit50 01, 02, 03, 04

Sydney, 2016, Study Period 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorGordon Boyce

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 31 - 42
One 3.0 hours workshop other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Online quizzes10 01, 02, 03, 04
e-Portfolio (group) oral and written components40 01, 02, 03, 04
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 unit50 01, 02, 03, 04

Sydney, 2016, Study Period 3, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorGordon Boyce

Class requirements

WorkShop
One 3.0 hours workshop other recurrence on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Online quizzes10 01, 02, 03, 04
e-Portfolio (group) oral and written components40 01, 02, 03, 04
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 unit50 01, 02, 03, 04

Vietnam, 2016, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBalachandran Muniandy

Class requirements

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

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Online quizzes10 01, 02, 03, 04
e-Portfolio (group) oral and written components40 01, 02, 03, 04
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 unit50 01, 02, 03, 04

Vietnam, 2016, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBalachandran Muniandy

Class requirements

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

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Online quizzes10 01, 02, 03, 04
e-Portfolio (group) oral and written components40 01, 02, 03, 04
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 unit50 01, 02, 03, 04