PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT AND CONTROL

ACC3MAC

2021

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.

SchoolLa Trobe Business School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorKate Mai

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Available as ElectiveYes

Learning ActivitiesFace-to-face workshops, online resources, and self-assessment activities

Capstone subjectYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesACC2CAD

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsACC2MAC OR ACC2IMB

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Readings

Management Accounting

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorEldenberg, Brooks, Oliver, Vesty, Dormer, and Murthy.

YearN/A

Edition/Volume3rd Edition

PublisherWILEY

ISBN9780730363354, 9780730362913

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. Critically evaluate and apply appropriate management accounting techniques to support management decision making in today business environment
02. Create innovative and holistic management accounting solutions to support corporate to achieve sustainability goals
03. Research and apply contemporary knowledge from academic and professional research as well as industry best practices to develop performance management system
04. Effectively solve real-life problems as individual and in a group
05. Critically reflect upon learning and research processes for the discipline of performance management and control

Subject options

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Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKate Mai

Class requirements

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

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One 2-hour Final Examination (equivalent to 2,000 words)

N/ACentral examIndividualNo50 SILO1

One Group assignment (equivalent to 750 words each student) Students work in groups on a task. They will be required to produce a report of maximum 2,000 words on the specific issues.

N/AAssignmentGroupNo25 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

One Individual assignment (equivalent to 1,000 words) Students work individually to produce a report of 1000 words to solve a given task.

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo25 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Chisholm 311 (Chisholm Institute), 2021, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKate Mai

Class requirements

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

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One 2-hour Final Examination (equivalent to 2,000 words)

N/ACentral examIndividualNo50 SILO1

One Group assignment (equivalent to 750 words each student) Students work in groups on a task. They will be required to produce a report of maximum 2,000 words on the specific issues.

N/AAssignmentGroupNo25 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

One Individual assignment (equivalent to 1,000 words) Students work individually to produce a report of 1000 words to solve a given task.

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo25 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Sydney, 2021, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKate Mai

Class requirements

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

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One 2-hour Final Examination (equivalent to 2,000 words)

N/ACentral examIndividualNo50 SILO1

One Group assignment (equivalent to 750 words each student) Students work in groups on a task. They will be required to produce a report of maximum 2,000 words on the specific issues.

N/AAssignmentGroupNo25 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

One Individual assignment (equivalent to 1,000 words) Students work individually to produce a report of 1000 words to solve a given task.

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo25 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Albury-Wodonga, 2021, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKate Mai

Class requirements

WorkShopWeek: 31 - 43
One 2.00 h 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 elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One 2-hour Final Examination (equivalent to 2,000 words)

N/ACentral examIndividualNo50 SILO1

One Group assignment (equivalent to 750 words each student) Students work in groups on a task. They will be required to produce a report of maximum 2,000 words on the specific issues.

N/AAssignmentGroupNo25 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

One Individual assignment (equivalent to 1,000 words) Students work individually to produce a report of 1000 words to solve a given task.

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo25 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Bendigo, 2021, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKate Mai

Class requirements

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

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One 2-hour Final Examination (equivalent to 2,000 words)

N/ACentral examIndividualNo50 SILO1

One Group assignment (equivalent to 750 words each student) Students work in groups on a task. They will be required to produce a report of maximum 2,000 words on the specific issues.

N/AAssignmentGroupNo25 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

One Individual assignment (equivalent to 1,000 words) Students work individually to produce a report of 1000 words to solve a given task.

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo25 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKate Mai

Class requirements

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

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One 2-hour Final Examination (equivalent to 2,000 words)

N/ACentral examIndividualNo50 SILO1

One Group assignment (equivalent to 750 words each student) Students work in groups on a task. They will be required to produce a report of maximum 2,000 words on the specific issues.

N/AAssignmentGroupNo25 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

One Individual assignment (equivalent to 1,000 words) Students work individually to produce a report of 1000 words to solve a given task.

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo25 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Chisholm 311 (Chisholm Institute), 2021, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKate Mai

Class requirements

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

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One 2-hour Final Examination (equivalent to 2,000 words)

N/ACentral examIndividualNo50 SILO1

One Group assignment (equivalent to 750 words each student) Students work in groups on a task. They will be required to produce a report of maximum 2,000 words on the specific issues.

N/AAssignmentGroupNo25 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

One Individual assignment (equivalent to 1,000 words) Students work individually to produce a report of 1000 words to solve a given task.

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo25 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Mildura, 2021, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKate Mai

Class requirements

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

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One 2-hour Final Examination (equivalent to 2,000 words)

N/ACentral examIndividualNo50 SILO1

One Group assignment (equivalent to 750 words each student) Students work in groups on a task. They will be required to produce a report of maximum 2,000 words on the specific issues.

N/AAssignmentGroupNo25 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

One Individual assignment (equivalent to 1,000 words) Students work individually to produce a report of 1000 words to solve a given task.

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo25 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Shepparton, 2021, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKate Mai

Class requirements

WorkShopWeek: 31 - 43
One 2.00 h 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 elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One 2-hour Final Examination (equivalent to 2,000 words)

N/ACentral examIndividualNo50 SILO1

One Group assignment (equivalent to 750 words each student) Students work in groups on a task. They will be required to produce a report of maximum 2,000 words on the specific issues.

N/AAssignmentGroupNo25 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

One Individual assignment (equivalent to 1,000 words) Students work individually to produce a report of 1000 words to solve a given task.

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo25 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Sydney, 2021, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKate Mai

Class requirements

WorkShopWeek: 30 - 42
One 2.00 h workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 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 elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One 2-hour Final Examination (equivalent to 2,000 words)

N/ACentral examIndividualNo50 SILO1

One Group assignment (equivalent to 750 words each student) Students work in groups on a task. They will be required to produce a report of maximum 2,000 words on the specific issues.

N/AAssignmentGroupNo25 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

One Individual assignment (equivalent to 1,000 words) Students work individually to produce a report of 1000 words to solve a given task.

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo25 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5