Courses & Units

CPA Strategic Management Accounting BFA738

Hobart

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Introduction

This unit examines the management accountant’s role in dynamic organisations
operating in the global business environment with a focus on achieving strategic
outcomes. You will learn the tools and techniques including value chain analysis and
project management, to contribute to strategy development and implementation,
with the aim of creating customer and shareholder value and a strong competitive
position for the organisation. This unit provides tuition support for your enrolment in
the core CPA Professional Level segment: Strategic Management Accounting.

Summary

Unit name CPA Strategic Management Accounting
Unit code BFA738
Credit points 12.5
College/School College of Business & Economics
Tasmanian School of Business and Economics
Discipline Accounting and Accountability
Coordinator Doctor Jing Jia
Available as student elective? No
Delivered By University of Tasmania
Level Postgraduate

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart 11 Week Session Feb On-Campus Off-Campus International International Domestic Domestic
Hobart Semester 2 On-Campus Off-Campus International International Domestic Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
11 Week Session Feb 31/1/2022 16/2/2022 10/3/2022 17/4/2022
Semester 2 11/7/2022 9/8/2022 29/8/2022 16/10/2022

* 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).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2022 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2022 will be available from the 1st October 2021.

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Learning Outcomes

  • apply the strategic management process and organisational and industry value analysis to understand value drivers, cost drivers and the reconfiguring of value chains
  • explain the role of the management accountant as a trusted adviser and a business partner in supporting strategy development and the day-to-day operations of an organisation
  • design an effective budgeting system that incorporates uncertainty to assist in strategy implementation
  • explain the role of performance measurement and control systems in value creation, strategy implementation and monitoring performance to improve strategies
  • apply strategic management accounting tools and techniques to improve the contribution and sustainability of value-creating activities
Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
080101 $1,828.00 $1,432.00 not applicable $2,701.00
  • Available as a Commonwealth Supported Place
  • HECS-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility3
  • FEE-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility4

1 Please refer here more information on student contribution amounts.
2 Information on eligibility and Approved Pathway courses can be found here
3 Please refer here for eligibility for HECS-HELP
4 Please refer here for eligibility for FEE-HELP

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Requisites

Prerequisites

BFA503 AND BFA507 AND BFA601 AND BFA605 AND BFA612 AND BEA603 AND BFA714 AND BFA715

Teaching

AssessmentExamination - invigilated (externally - Exams Office) (100%)
TimetableView the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable

Textbooks

Required

CPA Study Guide: Strategic Management Accounting

Online learning materials provided by CPA

Recommended

N/A

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