ACCOUNTING FOR MANAGERS

ACC5AFM

2020

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject aims to provide you with an understanding of fundamental accounting theory, concepts, principles and practices. It explores how accounting information can be prepared, analysed, interpreted and applied to contemporary organisational decision-making processes and accountability. It also develops your awareness of the ethical, professional, organisational, and social contexts within which accounting is practiced. This subject is a prerequisite for postgraduate students that wish to further study accounting.

SchoolLa Trobe Business School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorZahirul Hoque

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Available as ElectiveYes

Learning ActivitiesLecture and tutorial classes, online resources, self-assessment activities, in-class discussions and review.

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

AuthorShirley Carlon, Rosina McAlpine, Chrisann Lee, Lorena Mitrione, Lily Wong and Ngaire Kirk

YearN/A

Edition/Volume6th Edition

PublisherJohn Wiley & Sons Australia Ltd.

ISBN9780730356127

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

COMMUNICATION - Communicating and Influencing
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Research and Evidence-Based Inquiry
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL - Leadership and Teamwork

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Understand fundamental accounting theory, concepts, principles and practices.
02. Understand the nature of accounting information, its uses and the methods for recording various kinds of information in accounting systems.
03. Record and evaluate business transactions in an accounting system.
04. Apply theoretical knowledge of accounting to create a set of financial statements from financial data.
05. Analyse and evaluate the approaches to accounting for specific types of assets, liabilities and equity.
06. Explain and critique ethical, professional, organisational, and social contexts within which accounting is practiced.

Subject options

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Melbourne (Bundoora), 2020, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorZahirul Hoque

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 2.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Tutorial Week: 11 - 22
One 1.00 h tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 11 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
One Mid-semester Test (In-Class) (1,000-word equivalent) Individual assessment.N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4
One Assignment (1,000-word equivalent) Further specifics on assignment will be provided on LMS during the semester.N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6
One 3-hour Final Examination (3,000-word equivalent) Individual assessment.N/AN/AN/ANo60 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

Bendigo, 2020, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorZahirul Hoque

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 2.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.

Tutorial Week: 32 - 43
One 1.00 h tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 32 to week 43 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
One Mid-semester Test (In-Class) (1,000-word equivalent) Individual assessment.N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4
One Assignment (1,000-word equivalent) Further specifics on assignment will be provided on LMS during the semester.N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6
One 3-hour Final Examination (3,000-word equivalent) Individual assessment.N/AN/AN/ANo60 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2020, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorZahirul Hoque

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 2.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Tutorial Week: 32 - 43
One 1.00 h tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 32 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
One Mid-semester Test (In-Class) (1,000-word equivalent) Individual assessment.N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4
One Assignment (1,000-word equivalent) Further specifics on assignment will be provided on LMS during the semester.N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6
One 3-hour Final Examination (3,000-word equivalent) Individual assessment.N/AN/AN/ANo60 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2020, LTU Term 4, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorGordon Boyce

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 30 - 35
Two 2.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 35 and delivered via blended.

Tutorial Week: 31 - 35
Two 2.00 h tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 35 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
One Mid-semester Test (In-Class) (1,000-word equivalent) Individual assessment.N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4
One Assignment (1,000-word equivalent) Further specifics on assignment will be provided on LMS during the semester.N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6
One 3-hour Final Examination (3,000-word equivalent) Individual assessment.N/AN/AN/ANo60 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2020, LTU Term 6, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorHelen Yang

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 45 - 50
Two 2.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 45 to week 50 and delivered via blended.

Tutorial Week: 46 - 50
Two 2.00 h tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 46 to week 50 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
One Mid-semester Test (In-Class) (1,000-word equivalent) Individual assessment.N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4
One Assignment (1,000-word equivalent) Further specifics on assignment will be provided on LMS during the semester.N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6
One 3-hour Final Examination (3,000-word equivalent) Individual assessment.N/AN/AN/ANo60 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

Sydney, 2020, Study period 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorZahirul Hoque

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 2.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Tutorial Week: 11 - 22
One 1.00 h tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 11 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
One Mid-semester Test (In-Class) (1,000-word equivalent) Individual assessment.N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4
One Assignment (1,000-word equivalent) Further specifics on assignment will be provided on LMS during the semester.N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6
One 3-hour Final Examination (3,000-word equivalent) Individual assessment.N/AN/AN/ANo60 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2020, Summer 2 , Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorZahirul Hoque

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 2 - 7
One 2.00 h lecture per week on weekdays from week 2 to week 7 and delivered via blended.

Tutorial Week: 2 - 7
One 1.00 h tutorial per week on weekdays from week 2 to week 7 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
One Mid-semester Test (In-Class) (1,000-word equivalent) Individual assessment.N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4
One Assignment (1,000-word equivalent) Further specifics on assignment will be provided on LMS during the semester.N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6
One 3-hour Final Examination (3,000-word equivalent) Individual assessment.N/AN/AN/ANo60 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6