PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT AND CONTROL

ACC3MAC

2020

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

The aim of this subject is to further develop your understanding of more advanced performance management and control processes and practices to support management decision making in today business environment. Topics include sustainability accounting, budgetary control and behavioural issues, capital investment decision making,responsibility accounting and performance management system, transfer pricing and employee incentive systems. The subject uses both interactive workshops and on-line learning to help students achieve learning outcomes. Interactive workshops help students to develop technology skill, group-work and communication skills, personal reflection skill and critical thinking skill. Online resources including learning guide, academic and professional articles,self-assessment tests, lecture and tutorial videos are available ahead of workshops to facilitate students' self-study and research skills. All of these skills and knowledge will be put into test through a final exam and two in-semester authentic assessments which give students opportunity to engage in real-life problem solving in management accounting role.





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SchoolLa Trobe Business School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorKate Mai

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites ACC2CAD

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects ACC2IMB, ACC2MAC

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsManagement AccountingPrescribedEldenberg, Brooks, Oliver, Vesty, Dormer, and Murthy. 3rd EditionWILEY

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Critically evaluate and apply appropriate management accounting techniques to support management decision making in today business environment

Activities:
Face-to-face workshops, online resources, and self-assessment activities
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Quantitative Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

02. Create innovative and holistic management accounting solutions to support corporate to achieve sustainability goals

Activities:
Face-to-face workshops; online resources, and self-assessment activities
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Quantitative Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

03. Research and apply contemporary knowledge from academic and professional research as well as industry best practices to develop performance management system

Activities:
Face-to-face workshops; online resources, and self-assessment activities
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Quantitative Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

04. Effectively solve real-life problems as individual and in a group

Activities:
Face-to-face workshops, online resources, and self-assessment activities
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence)

05. Critically reflect upon learning and research processes for the discipline of performance management and control

Activities:
Face-to-face workshops, online resources, and self-assessment activities
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Albury-Wodonga, 2020, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKate Mai

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays at night from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"2 hour weekly face-to-face workshop supported by online lectures and other learning tools under the blended delivery mode."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 2-hour Final Examination (equivalent to 2,000 words)50 01
One Group assignment (equivalent to 750 words each student)25 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
One Individual assignment (equivalent to 1,000 words)25 01, 02, 03, 04, 05

Bendigo, 2020, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKate Mai

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.
"2 hour weekly face-to-face workshop supported by online lectures and other learning tools under the blended delivery mode"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 2-hour Final Examination (equivalent to 2,000 words)50 01
One Group assignment (equivalent to 750 words each student)25 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
One Individual assignment (equivalent to 1,000 words)25 01, 02, 03, 04, 05

Chisholm311(ChisholmInstitute), 2020, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKate Mai

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.
"2 hour weekly face-to-face workshop supported by online lecture and other learning tools under the blended delivery mode"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 2-hour Final Examination (equivalent to 2,000 words)50 01
One Group assignment (equivalent to 750 words each student)25 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
One Individual assignment (equivalent to 1,000 words)25 01, 02, 03, 04, 05

Chisholm311(ChisholmInstitute), 2020, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKate Mai

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.
"2 hour weekly face-to-face workshop supported by online lectures and other learning tools under the blended delivery mode."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 2-hour Final Examination (equivalent to 2,000 words)50 01
One Group assignment (equivalent to 750 words each student)25 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
One Individual assignment (equivalent to 1,000 words)25 01, 02, 03, 04, 05

Melbourne, 2020, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKate Mai

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.
"2 hour weekly face-to-face workshop supported by online lectures and other learning tools under the blended delivery mode."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 2-hour Final Examination (equivalent to 2,000 words)50 01
One Group assignment (equivalent to 750 words each student)25 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
One Individual assignment (equivalent to 1,000 words)25 01, 02, 03, 04, 05

Melbourne, 2020, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKate Mai

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.
"2 hour weekly face-to-face workshop supported by online lectures and other learning tools under the blended delivery mode."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 2-hour Final Examination (equivalent to 2,000 words)50 01
One Group assignment (equivalent to 750 words each student)25 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
One Individual assignment (equivalent to 1,000 words)25 01, 02, 03, 04, 05

Mildura, 2020, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKate Mai

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.
"2 hour weekly face-to-face workshop supported by online lectures and other learning tools under the blended delivery mode."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 2-hour Final Examination (equivalent to 2,000 words)50 01
One Group assignment (equivalent to 750 words each student)25 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
One Individual assignment (equivalent to 1,000 words)25 01, 02, 03, 04, 05

Shepparton, 2020, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKate Mai

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays at night from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"2 hour weekly face-to-face workshop supported by online lectures and other learning tools under the blended delivery mode."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 2-hour Final Examination (equivalent to 2,000 words)50 01
One Group assignment (equivalent to 750 words each student)25 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
One Individual assignment (equivalent to 1,000 words)25 01, 02, 03, 04, 05

Sydney, 2020, Study Period 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKate Mai

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.
"2 hour weekly face-to-face workshop supported by online lectures and other learning tools under the blended delivery mode"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 2-hour Final Examination (equivalent to 2,000 words)50 01
One Group assignment (equivalent to 750 words each student)25 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
One Individual assignment (equivalent to 1,000 words)25 01, 02, 03, 04, 05

Sydney, 2020, Study Period 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKate Mai

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 31 - 42
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.
"2 hour weekly face-to-face workshop supported by online lectures and other learning tools under the blended delivery mode"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 2-hour Final Examination (equivalent to 2,000 words)50 01
One Group assignment (equivalent to 750 words each student)25 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
One Individual assignment (equivalent to 1,000 words)25 01, 02, 03, 04, 05