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AFF3511

Faculty of Business and Economics

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Monash University Handbook 2010 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
OfferedCaulfield Second semester 2010 (Day)

Synopsis

Concepts and techniques of business strategy formulation, and how management accounting information systems act as a corporate control system providing information for strategic decisions.

Objectives

The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  1. explain how management accounting systems can be designed to support corporate, business and operational strategies
  2. critically evaluate strategic management accounting concepts, techniques, assumptions, and arguments
  3. apply management accounting techniques to strategic business decisions
  4. describe the behavioural implications of performance measurement systems
  5. apply critical thinking, problem solving and presentation skills to individual and/or group activities dealing with strategic management accounting issues and demonstrate in an individual summative assessment task the acquisition of a comprehensive understanding of the topics covered by AFF3511.

Assessment

Within semester assessment: 40%
Examination (3 hours): 60%

Chief examiner(s)

Paul Collier

Contact hours

3 hours per week

Prerequisites

AFF2391

Prohibitions

AFC3141