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Accounting for Managers G (6221.4)

Level: Graduate Level
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands: 2, 3
Faculty: Faculty of Business, Government & Law
Discipline: School of Information Systems & Accounting


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    • Semester 1, 2015, EVENING, BRUCE (145878) - View

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    Accounting for Managers G provides a framework for financial decision making. Students will gain an understanding of the concepts and language of accounting. They will be able to identify, measure, allocate, communicate and monitor financial resources and understand the impact of decisions on organisational performance and viability. The financial accounting section covers generally accepted accounting concepts and principles and external financial reporting and analysis. The management accounting section provides an introduction to a range of internal financial and non-financial reporting concepts used to facilitate a variety of decisions managers make.

    Learning Outcomes

    Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:

    1. Explain the uses and limitations of accounting information;

    2. Interpret, analyse and use accounting information contained in published financial reports for making informed investment decisions;

    3. Synthesise financial information and apply managerial accounting techniques for planning and control;

    4. Apply a variety of techniques in the context of capital investment decision making;

    5. Evaluate principles of sustainability in a financial context;

    6. Understand ethical dilemmas and apply principles of governance in financial decision making.

    Assessment Items

    Contact Hours

    Normally 39 hours of classroom and structured learning per semester.



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