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AFF3511

Faculty of Business and Economics

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Monash University Handbook 2011 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

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LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
OfferedCaulfield Second semester 2011 (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 strategy
  2. apply management accounting techniques to strategic business decisions
  3. critically assess strategic management accounting concepts and techniques
  4. analyse and make recommendations regarding the design of strategic management accounting 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