Global Strategy and Leadership consolidates and builds on the learnings candidates have gained in prior units. In the increasingly complex business environment in which organisations operate, characterised by change, uncertainty and escalating competition, the disciplines of strategy and leadership have become critical to successful organisational performance. The aim of this unit is to link the knowledge of management and financial accounting to the concepts of strategy and leadership. Accountants use a variety of technical information to make decisions for the future of the business within an ethical framework of operation. This subject shows that accounting information, ethics, strategy and leadership are applicable to accountants working throughout the world in diverse organisations. Students who have studied Strategic Management Accounting will note a number of other concepts that are expanded upon in this subject, including strategic analysis, performance measurement and the value chain. The international focus of this subject acknowledges the importance of the reporting requirements under the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRSs).
|Unit name||Global Strategy and Leadership|
|Faculty/School||College of Business & Economics
Tasmanian School of Business and Economics
|Discipline||Accounting and Corporate Governance|
|Available as student elective?||No|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
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|LO1||Explain the role of the accountant in the development and implementation of strategy|
|LO2||Explain the assumptions of standard models of international business|
|LO3||Use business information for decision-making from an organisational perspective|
|LO4||Identify and explain the key challenges faced in the implementation of strategy and the role of the accountant in the implementation and leadership functions|
|LO5||Consolidate the understanding of strategy and leadership concepts through the use of real world examples integrated throughout the material, and apply these concepts to business case scenarios through the use of case studies|
|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|3||2020: $1,394.00||2020: $2,702.00||080307|
Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.
Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.
1 x 2-hr lecture (wks 1-13), 1 x 1-hr tutorial (wks 2-13)
Quiz (10%), Test (20%), Strategic Plan (20%), Examination (50%)
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
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