CPA STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTING

ACC5SMA

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject you will examine the management accountant's role in dynamic organisations operating in the global business environment. You will: a) develop the skills of the professional accountant in creating, managing and enhancing sustainable value to the organisation through the use of various strategic management accounting tools and techniques; and b) examine techniques for developing, implementing, measuring and monitoring the performance of an organisation to provide feedback for improving strategies.

SchoolLa Trobe Business School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorEsin Ozdil

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesSeminars, case studies and relevant online materials

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must have completed 180 credit points of subjects as per the course structure in either LMCPA or LMFAN and seek subject co-ordinator's approval

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsAll students enrolling in the CPA Professional subjects must first enrol with CPA Australia and provide evidence of associate membership with CPA Australia. The final exam for the CPA professional subjects is the official CPA professional accreditation exam set and graded by CPA Australia. Students failing to pass this exam on the first attempt will be offered a second attempt in lieu of a supplementary exam. All CPA Australia exams are at the student's own cost, exam payments must be made directly to CPA Australia.

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Readings

Study Guide - CPA Australia

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorCPA Australia

YearN/A

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherCPA Australia

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationcpaaustralia.com.au/myonlinelearning

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. Critique the role of strategic management accounting in supporting strategy development and day-to-day operations of an organisation.
02. Discriminate and apply key strategic management processes including organisational and industry value analysis to develop understanding of value drivers, cost drivers and the reconfiguring of value chains
03. Examine the role of performance measurement and control systems in value creation, strategy
04. Apply strategic management accounting tools and techniques to improve the effectiveness and long term sustainability of value creating activities
05. Recognise the role of product development/ selection, planning, monitoring and completion in strategy formulation and implementation

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Week 06-24, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorEsin Ozdil

Class requirements

Lecture/WorkshopWeek: 6 - 18
One 3.00 h lecture/workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 6 to week 18 and delivered via face-to-face.
Taught as seven 3-hour face-to-face seminars, plus online material from CPA Australia. Seminar timing will be aligned to match CPA Australia exam dates.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

CPA Final Exam (3.25 hrs, 3500 word equiv). Hurdle: Must pass matching CPA Program Exam to be eligible to pass ACC5FRM.
CPA Program exams are open book. As this exam forms part of a professional quals, required level of performance is high. CPA Australia conduct and release results.

N/AOtherIndividualYes70 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Individual Assignment (1000- words) Students will prepare an individual case study analysis. This will assist students to prepare for the CPA Exam where case study analysis is an important element.

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo10 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Group Assignment (500 words) per student Students will work in groups to prepare an in-depth case study analysis. This will assist students to prepare for the CPA Exam where case study analysis is an important element.

N/AAssignmentGroupNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Week 29-43, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorEsin Ozdil

Class requirements

SeminarWeek: 30 - 42
One 3.00 h seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.
Taught as seven 3-hour face-to-face seminars, plus online material from CPA Australia. Seminar timing will be aligned to match CPA Australia exam dates.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

CPA Final Exam (3.25 hrs, 3500 word equiv). Hurdle: Must pass matching CPA Program Exam to be eligible to pass ACC5FRM.
CPA Program exams are open book. As this exam forms part of a professional quals, required level of performance is high. CPA Australia conduct and release results.

N/AOtherIndividualYes70 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Individual Assignment (1000- words) Students will prepare an individual case study analysis. This will assist students to prepare for the CPA Exam where case study analysis is an important element.

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo10 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Group Assignment (500 words) per student Students will work in groups to prepare an in-depth case study analysis. This will assist students to prepare for the CPA Exam where case study analysis is an important element.

N/AAssignmentGroupNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5