ACCOUNTING FOR MANAGERS

ACC5AFM

2021

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-ordinatorHelen Yang

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

Learning resources

Accounting

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementPrescribed

AuthorMiller-Nobles, Mattison, Matsumura, Best, Keene, Tan, Willett , 9th edition

Year2021

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherPearson

ISBNISBN 978-1-4860-2107-9

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. 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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Bendigo, 2021, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorHelen Yang

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 13 - 22
One 2.00 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 13 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

TutorialWeek: 14 - 22
One 1.00 hour tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 14 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/AOtherIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

One Assignment (1,000-word equivalent) Further specifics on assignment will be provided on LMS during the semester.

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

One 3-hour Final Examination (3,000-word equivalent) Individual assessment.

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

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorHelen Yang

Class requirements

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

TutorialWeek: 11 - 22
One 1.00 hour 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/AOtherIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

One Assignment (1,000-word equivalent) Further specifics on assignment will be provided on LMS during the semester.

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

One 3-hour Final Examination (3,000-word equivalent) Individual assessment.

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

Sydney, 2021, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorHelen Yang

Class requirements

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

TutorialWeek: 11 - 22
One 1.00 hour 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/AOtherIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

One Assignment (1,000-word equivalent) Further specifics on assignment will be provided on LMS during the semester.

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

One 3-hour Final Examination (3,000-word equivalent) Individual assessment.

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

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorHelen Yang

Class requirements

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

TutorialWeek: 32 - 43
One 1.00 hour 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/AOtherIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

One Assignment (1,000-word equivalent) Further specifics on assignment will be provided on LMS during the semester.

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

One 3-hour Final Examination (3,000-word equivalent) Individual assessment.

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

Sydney, 2021, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorHelen Yang

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 31 - 42
One 2.00 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.

TutorialWeek: 32 - 42
One 1.00 hour tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 32 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One Mid-semester Test (In-Class) (1,000-word equivalent) Individual assessment.

N/AOtherIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

One Assignment (1,000-word equivalent) Further specifics on assignment will be provided on LMS during the semester.

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

One 3-hour Final Examination (3,000-word equivalent) Individual assessment.

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