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Hobart, Launceston, Cradle Coast

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Unit name Accounting for Managers
Unit code BFA526
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Business & Economics
Tasmanian School of Business and Economics
Discipline Accounting and Corporate Governance
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Learning Outcomes

LO1Explain and apply financial accounting in the preparation of simple financial reports.
LO2Analyse and critically evaluate information from organisations to make decisions and communicate these through written reports.
LO3Explain  and  apply  management  accounting  techniques  for  business  planning, control and capital investment decisions.




There are no formal prerequisite units for BFA526. However, you should:

  • have adequate English language skills;
  • have a basic understanding of numbers and how to use them in calculations;
  • be familiar with the use of Microsoft Excel, a fundamental tool used to help you to analyse financial data. You should be able to set up a spreadsheet, enter formulae and execute calculations. and
  • be familiar with the global business environment and keep abreast of developments reported in various media.



Mutual Exclusions

You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:

BFA582, BAA511, BAA515, BFA507, BFA707


Teaching Pattern

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Online Quiz (20%), Assignment (30%), Portfolio (50%).

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