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Unit (2019)

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Management Accounting (BUS287)

Organisational Unit Accounting
Credit Points 3
Availability MURDOCH: S2-internal, S2-external
KAPLAN-SGP: TJA-internal, TSA-internal
Teaching Timetables Murdoch S2
Description This unit examines the role of the accountant in providing information to internal management. The major areas are costing methods, budgeting and performance evaluation, and decision making.
Unit Learning Outcomes On successful completion of the unit students should be able to:
ULO1: Demonstrate knowledge of management accounting;
ULO2: Apply management accounting knowledge in practical contexts;
ULO3: Evaluate management accounting problems and develop evidence-based conclusions;
ULO4: Exhibit effective communication and interpersonal skills;
ULO5: Demonstrate the capability to engage in lifelong learning
Timetabled Learning Activities Workshops: 2 hours per teaching week for South Street campus
All offerings of this unit include the equivalent of 30 hours of structured learning.
Unit Learning Experiences The unit is delivered using blended learning design features with core unit materials provided in a digital format followed up by small class knowledge application and skills development. This is enhanced by self directed learning to further develop skills and application of knowledge to practical and current issues.
Assessment Class Test 20%
Assignment (Research-based essays and problem solving) 20%
Workshop Participation 10%
Final Exam 50%
Prerequisites BUS160 Introduction to Accounting or BUS170 Foundations of Accounting or BUS163 Introduction to Accounting
Exclusions Students who have completed BUS227 Management Accounting may not enrol in this unit for credit.
Appears in these Courses/Majors:
see individual structures for context
Accounting (BBus) [New in 2019]
Accounting (BBus) [New in 2014]
Accounting (BCom) [New in 2018]
Internet Access RequirementsMurdoch units normally include an online component comprising materials, discussions, lecture recordings and assessment activities. All students, regardless of their location or mode of study, need to have access to and be able to use computing devices with browsing capability and a connection to the Internet via Broadband (Cable, ADSL or Mobile) or Wireless. The Internet connection should be readily available and allow large amounts of data to be streamed or downloaded (approximately 100MB per lecture recording). Students also need to be able to enter into online discussions and submit assignments online.

Contacts

Unit Coordinator
BUS287
Professor Manzurul Alam
Professor of Accounting

Murdoch Campus
t: 9360 6580
e: M.Alam@murdoch.edu.au
o: 440.3.019 - Social Sciences, Murdoch Campus
Unit Contacts
BUS287

MURDOCH: S2-External
MURDOCH: S2-Internal
Professor Manzurul Alam
Professor of Accounting

Murdoch Campus
t: 9360 6580
e: M.Alam@murdoch.edu.au
o: 440.3.019 - Social Sciences, Murdoch Campus
BUS287

KAPLAN-SGP: TJA-Internal
Miss Mellisa Lewis
Lecturer In Accounting

Murdoch Campus
t: 9360 2155
e: m.lewis@murdoch.edu.au
o: 512.2.011 - Murdoch Business School, Murdoch Campus
BUS287

KAPLAN-SGP: TSA-Internal
Ms Tara Amin
Associate Lecturer in Accounting

Murdoch Campus
t: 9360 2316
e: Tara.Amin@murdoch.edu.au
o: 512.2.029 - Murdoch Business School, Murdoch Campus
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