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Unit name Accounting for Managers
Unit code XPD505
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School Academic Division
Discipline University Pathways
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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this unit, you will be able to:

  • Develop advanced knowledge and skills in identifying and effectively using financial vocabulary (words, concepts, idioms, jargons etc.);
  • Demonstrate a critical understanding of the financial reporting professional and regulatory environment including current issues in financial reporting;
  • Explain accounting principles and concepts and effectively apply these to the preparation of financial reports;
  • Analyze financial information to make decisions;
  • Communicate written and oral academic arguments supported by appropriate academic literature.




Essay 30%

Class Quizzes and exercises 35%

Test 35%

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Atrill, P, McLaney, E, Harvey, D, and Jenner, M, 2015, Accounting: An introduction, 6th edn., Pearson Education Australia, Sydney.

Birt, J, Chalmers, K, Maloney, S, Brooks, A, Oliver, J, 2014, Accounting: Business Reporting for Decision Making, 5th edn, John Wiley and Sons Australia, Milton.

Carlon, S, Kimmel, PD, Loftus, J, Mladenovic, R, Kieso, DE, Weygandt, JJ, 2009, Accounting: Building Business Skills, 3rd edn, John Wiley and Sons Australia, NSW.

Horngren, CT, Harrison, WT, Oliver, S, Best P, Fraser, D, Tan, R, Willet, R, 2012, Accounting 7th edn, Pearson Education Australia, Melbourne.

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