units

ACF3431

Faculty of Business and Economics

Undergraduate - Unit

This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2014 only. For students planning to study the unit, please refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course or area of study.

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6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

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LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
Organisational UnitDepartment of Accounting
OfferedCaulfield First semester 2014 (Day)
Caulfield Second semester 2014 (Day)

Synopsis

This unit focuses on the provision and use of management accounting information for management planning and control in organisations. Topics include budgeting, standard costing and variance analysis and contemporary approaches to managing costs, time, quality, suppliers, customers, and value.

Outcomes

The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  1. apply traditional and contemporary performance measurement and control techniques to enable managers to measure and enhance organisational performance
  2. analyse and make recommendations regarding the design of performance measurement and control systems
  3. explain how behavioural implications are crucial for the effective design of performance measurement and control systems
  4. apply critical thinking, problem solving and presentation skills to individual and/or group activities dealing with performance measurement and control and demonstrate in an individual summative assessment task the acquisition of a comprehensive understanding of the topics covered by ACF3431.

Assessment

Within semester assessment: 40%
Examination: 60%

Chief examiner(s)

Workload requirements

Minimum total expected workload equals 144 hours per semester.

Prerequisites

Prohibitions

ACB3021, AFC3131, ACC3131, AFG3021, ACG3021, AFW3021, ACW3021, AFF3431, AFX2431