ACCOUNTING FOR MANAGEMENT DECISIONS

ACC1AMD

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject aims to provide you with a broad introduction to the study of accounting and the role of accounting information in organisational decision-making and accountability. It provides you with an understanding of accounting concepts and processes that are fundamental to the preparation and use of standard accounting information. It also develops your 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-ordinatorFarz Jalali Aliabadi

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG

Available as ElectiveYes

Learning ActivitiesStudents will prepare answers to pre-workshop questions.  These will either be further explored via case studies during the workshop or consolidated and expanded during the workshops. Assessment tasks review the theory components and the practical application of the theory.

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Readings

Financial Accounting - Reporting, Analysis and Decision Making

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorS. Carlon, R. McAlpine-Mladenovic, C. Palm, L. Mitrione, N. Kirk and L. Wong

Year2019

Edition/Volume6th

PublisherJohn Wiley & Sons Australia

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Explain the role of accounting information in organisational decision-making and accountability.
02. Explain and discuss the ethical, professional, organisational, and social contexts within which accounting is practiced.
03. Apply sustainability in the accounting context.
04. Apply relevant accounting standards and the conceptual framework to record accounting transactions.
05. Produce a set of simple financial accounts from basic transaction and financial data.
06. Explain and critique some of the accounting conventions underlying the production of accounts.

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Albury-Wodonga, 2021, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorFarz Jalali Aliabadi

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 10 - 22
One 1.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
One Hour Lecture per week

WorkShopWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 h 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 blended learning tools under the blended delivery mode.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Online quizzes (equivalent to 300 words) Online assessment. 5 online quizzes.

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo15 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

Individual assignment (equivalent to 800 words) Individual written assessment including procedural accounting work or calculations.

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo15 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

One 3-hour final examination (equivalent to 3,000 words)

N/ACentral examIndividualNo60 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

In-class assessment (equivalent to 400 words) Individual written assessment including procedural accounting work, calculations and theory.

N/AOtherIndividualNo10 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

Bendigo, 2021, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorFarz Jalali Aliabadi

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 10 - 22
One 1.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
One Hour Lecture per week

WorkShopWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 h 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 blended learning tools under the blended delivery mode.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Online quizzes (equivalent to 300 words) Online assessment. 5 online quizzes.

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo15 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

Individual assignment (equivalent to 800 words) Individual written assessment including procedural accounting work or calculations.

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo15 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

One 3-hour final examination (equivalent to 3,000 words)

N/ACentral examIndividualNo60 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

In-class assessment (equivalent to 400 words) Individual written assessment including procedural accounting work, calculations and theory.

N/AOtherIndividualNo10 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorFarz Jalali Aliabadi

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 10 - 22
One 1.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
One Hour Lecture per week

WorkShopWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 h 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 blended learning tools under the blended delivery mode.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Online quizzes (equivalent to 300 words) Online assessment. 5 online quizzes.

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo15 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

Individual assignment (equivalent to 800 words) Individual written assessment including procedural accounting work or calculations.

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo15 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

One 3-hour final examination (equivalent to 3,000 words)

N/ACentral examIndividualNo60 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

In-class assessment (equivalent to 400 words) Individual written assessment including procedural accounting work, calculations and theory.

N/AOtherIndividualNo10 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

China (Si Chuan Uni), 2021, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorFarz Jalali Aliabadi

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 10 - 22
One 1.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
One Hour Lecture per week

WorkShopWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 h 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 blended learning tools under the blended delivery mode.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Online quizzes (equivalent to 300 words) Online assessment. 5 online quizzes.

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo15 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

Individual assignment (equivalent to 800 words) Individual written assessment including procedural accounting work or calculations.

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo15 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

One 3-hour final examination (equivalent to 3,000 words)

N/ACentral examIndividualNo60 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

In-class assessment (equivalent to 400 words) Individual written assessment including procedural accounting work, calculations and theory.

N/AOtherIndividualNo10 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

Mildura, 2021, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorFarz Jalali Aliabadi

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 10 - 22
One 1.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
One Hour Lecture per week

WorkShopWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 h 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 blended learning tools under the blended delivery mode.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Online quizzes (equivalent to 300 words) Online assessment. 5 online quizzes.

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo15 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

Individual assignment (equivalent to 800 words) Individual written assessment including procedural accounting work or calculations.

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo15 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

One 3-hour final examination (equivalent to 3,000 words)

N/ACentral examIndividualNo60 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

In-class assessment (equivalent to 400 words) Individual written assessment including procedural accounting work, calculations and theory.

N/AOtherIndividualNo10 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

Shepparton, 2021, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorFarz Jalali Aliabadi

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 10 - 22
One 1.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
1 Hour lecture per week

WorkShopWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 h 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 blended learning tools under the blended delivery mode.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Online quizzes (equivalent to 300 words) Online assessment. 5 online quizzes.

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo15 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

Individual assignment (equivalent to 800 words) Individual written assessment including procedural accounting work or calculations.

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo15 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

One 3-hour final examination (equivalent to 3,000 words)

N/ACentral examIndividualNo60 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

In-class assessment (equivalent to 400 words) Individual written assessment including procedural accounting work, calculations and theory.

N/AOtherIndividualNo10 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

Sydney, 2021, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorFarz Jalali Aliabadi

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 10 - 22
One 1.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
One Hour Lecture per week

WorkShopWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 h 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 blended learning tools under the blended delivery mode.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Online quizzes (equivalent to 300 words) Online assessment. 5 online quizzes.

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo15 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

Individual assignment (equivalent to 800 words) Individual written assessment including procedural accounting work or calculations.

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo15 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

One 3-hour final examination (equivalent to 3,000 words)

N/ACentral examIndividualNo60 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

In-class assessment (equivalent to 400 words) Individual written assessment including procedural accounting work, calculations and theory.

N/AOtherIndividualNo10 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorFarz Jalali Aliabadi

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 31 - 43
One 1.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
One hour Lecture per week

WorkShopWeek: 31 - 43
One 2.00 h workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
One 2-hour weekly face-to-face interactive workshop supported by blended learning tools under the blended delivery mode.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Online quizzes (equivalent to 300 words) Online assessment. 5 online quizzes.

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo15 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

Individual assignment (equivalent to 800 words) Individual written assessment including procedural accounting work or calculations.

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo15 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

One 3-hour final examination (equivalent to 3,000 words)

N/ACentral examIndividualNo60 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

In-class assessment (equivalent to 400 words) Individual written assessment including procedural accounting work, calculations and theory.

N/AOtherIndividualNo10 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

China (Si Chuan Uni), 2021, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorFarz Jalali Aliabadi

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 31 - 43
One 1.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
One Hour Lecture per week

WorkShopWeek: 31 - 43
One 2.00 h workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
One 2-hour weekly face-to-face interactive workshop supported by blended learning tools under the blended delivery mode.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Online quizzes (equivalent to 300 words) Online assessment. 5 online quizzes.

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo15 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

Individual assignment (equivalent to 800 words) Individual written assessment including procedural accounting work or calculations.

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo15 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

One 3-hour final examination (equivalent to 3,000 words)

N/ACentral examIndividualNo60 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

In-class assessment (equivalent to 400 words) Individual written assessment including procedural accounting work, calculations and theory.

N/AOtherIndividualNo10 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

Sydney, 2021, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorFarz Jalali Aliabadi

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 31 - 42
One 1.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.

WorkShopWeek: 31 - 42
One 2.00 h workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.
One 2-hour weekly face-to-face interactive workshop supported by blended learning tools under the blended delivery mode.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Online quizzes (equivalent to 300 words) Online assessment. 5 online quizzes.

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo15 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

Individual assignment (equivalent to 800 words) Individual written assessment including procedural accounting work or calculations.

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo15 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

One 3-hour final examination (equivalent to 3,000 words)

N/ACentral examIndividualNo60 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

In-class assessment (equivalent to 400 words) Individual written assessment including procedural accounting work, calculations and theory.

N/AOtherIndividualNo10 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

China (ECNU), 2021, Week 08-23, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorFarz Jalali Aliabadi

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 8 - 23
One 1.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 8 to week 23 and delivered via face-to-face.
One Hour Lecture per week

WorkShopWeek: 8 - 23
One 2.00 h workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 8 to week 23 and delivered via face-to-face.
One 2-hour weekly face-to-face interactive workshop supported by blended learning tools under the blended delivery mode.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Online quizzes (equivalent to 300 words) Online assessment. 5 online quizzes.

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo15 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

Individual assignment (equivalent to 800 words) Individual written assessment including procedural accounting work or calculations.

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo15 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

One 3-hour final examination (equivalent to 3,000 words)

N/ACentral examIndividualNo60 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

In-class assessment (equivalent to 400 words) Individual written assessment including procedural accounting work, calculations and theory.

N/AOtherIndividualNo10 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6