In this unit we explore the key functions fulfilled by managerial and cost accounting. The primary purpose of managerial and cost accounting is to provide relevant information to managers within an organisation. Managerial accounting can be thought of as the informal language used within the organisation to facilitate planning, control, coordination and performance assessment. Decision contexts can vary from the broad strategic planning and resource allocation decisions made at corporate or divisional level, to the more specific cost and performance information necessary to monitor individual products, customers or segments. The ultimate measure of success is whether or not internal decision making has been improved as a result of the relevance, quality and timeliness of information provided by the management accounting function.
|Unit name||Management and Cost Accounting|
|Faculty/School||College of Business & Economics
Tasmanian School of Business and Economics
|Discipline||Accounting and Corporate Governance|
Dr Heinrich Oosthuizen
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
|Hobart||Semester 1||On-Campus||Off-Campus||International International||Domestic Domestic|
|Hobart||Semester 2||On-Campus||Off-Campus||International International||Domestic Domestic|
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- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
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- LO1: Critique, explain, apply and evaluate techniques, processes and systems.
- LO2: Research and apply theoretic technical management accounting knowledge and skills to business problems.
- LO3: Work in a diverse group context to analyse a case study using management accounting techniques and interpersonal skills to provide recommendations in a business report.
- LO4: Identify and critique social responsibility and sustainability issues and evaluate impact on specific situations.
|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|3||2020: $1,394.00||2020: $2,702.00||080101|
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You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:
1 x 3-hour weekly workshop (13 weeks)
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