units

MBA9004

Faculty of Business and Economics

Postgraduate - Unit

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6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

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LevelPostgraduate
FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
Organisational UnitDepartment of Management
OfferedCaulfield First semester 2013 (Day)
Caulfield First semester 2013 (Evening)
Coordinator(s)Mr Robert Cornick

Synopsis

This unit examines accounting as an information system. The unit content is evenly divided between financial accounting and management accounting. Financial accounting considers the information requirements of external users such as owners, shareholders, investors, potential investors. Management accounting is concerned with the information needs of internal users such as managers of an entity at various levels of responsibility. In both sections of the unit, we are concerned with the needs of managers in planning, decision making and control.

Outcomes

The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  1. demonstrate comprehension and application of the theory, practice and use of accounting
  2. analyse and communicate accounting information to users
  3. further enhance communication, inter-personal, problem solving and critical thinking capabilities
  4. develop capabilities to be future generators of sustainable economic, social and environmental value for business.

Assessment

Within semester assessment: 50% Examination: 50%

Chief examiner(s)

Contact hours

3 hours per week

Co-requisites

Students must be enrolled in one of the following courses to undertake this unit: 3183, 3184, 3185, 3189, 3190, 3191, 3195, 3196, 3197, 3198, 3837, 3839, 3849 or 0028

Prohibitions

GSB9004, AFX9500, AFX9550