Management accounting is an essential unit for students studying the Accounting major in the Bachelor of Business. Students will apply techniques to support management decision-making in respect of product costing, variance analysis, inventory management, budgeting and forecasting. The unit emphasises the application of quantitative techniques to analyse cost behaviour. Students will evaluate the performance of products and business segments by applying the processes and techniques of management accounting that focus on the effective and efficient use of organisational resources. Students will also be introduced to theories of human behaviour and the impact on the design of performance measurement systems.
|Unit name||Management Accounting|
|Faculty/School||College of Business & Economics
Tasmanian School of Business and Economics
|Discipline||Accounting and Corporate Governance|
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
|Hobart||Semester 1||On-Campus||Off-Campus||International International||Domestic Domestic|
|Launceston||Accelerated Study Period 3||On-Campus||Off-Campus||International International||Domestic Domestic|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
|Accelerated Study Period 3||13/9/2021||6/10/2021||28/10/2021||12/12/2021|
* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).
- LO1: Identify management accounting techniques to analyse data sets and produce information for management decision making.
- LO2: Analyse qualitative data to explain cost behaviour and explain how management accounting systems address business problems.
- LO3: Communicate in writing and/or orally, in a professional manner, strategies required to enhance stakeholder value.
- LO4: Explain the impact of theories of behavioural accounting on the design of performance measurement systems.
|Field of Education||Commencing Student Contribution 1||Grandfathered Student Contribution 1||Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2||Domestic Full Fee|
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You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:
1 x 2 hour lecture, 1 x 1 hour tutorial per week. Please check the unit outline for details.
Test (10%), Tutorial participation (15%), Case study (15%), Final exam (60%).
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