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Advanced Management Accounting (11219.2)

Level: Level 3 - Undergraduate Advanced Unit
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands: 2, 3
Faculty: Faculty of Business, Government & Law
Discipline: Canberra Business School

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Syllabus

This unit has been designed to enhance students' critical analysis, interpretation and problem solving skills; and to contextualise student learning in real world strategic management accounting practice. The unit deals with strategic issues in management accounting and in particular the contribution that accountants make in business to strategic planning and decision-making, management control, performance management and sustainability. The unit embraces wider strategic, inter-organisational, global and cross-cultural issues and it focuses on change and adaptation and value creation through knowledge production and innovation.

Learning Outcomes

After successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:

1. Describe the changing role of management accountants, globalisation and the international convergence of management accounting;

2. Analyse the link between organisational structure, strategy and planning and management accounting and control systems;

3. Analyse the role of contemporary and innovative management accounting and control systems tools in organisational value creation;

4. Evaluate management control system attributes in realistic organisational settings, and recommend improvements to existing control systems; and

5. Critique the implications of sustainability performance measurement and reporting.

Assessment Items

Prerequisites

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