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CO5103 - Management Accounting

Credit points: 3
Year: 2019
Student Contribution Band: Band 3
Administered by: College of Business, Law & Governance

This foundation subject in management accounting focuses on the types of cost information that can be produced to assist managers and other employees within organisations in planning and control, and in decision making.

Learning Outcomes

  • Describe cost behaviour under different assumptions and compare cost systems designed to provide relevant and timely information to managers for resource management and allocation decisions;
  • Apply critical thinking, problem solving and presentation skills to individual and/or group activities dealing with cost information for decision making;
  • Apply conventional and contemporary cost management techniques used in manufacturing and service industries;
  • Explain the benefits and limitations of contemporary cost management techniques;
  • Apply standard costing and budgeting techniques that enable managers to measure and control performance.
Prerequisites: CO5117

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 29-Aug-2019
Coordinator: Dr Chris Durden
Lecturer: Dr Rafiuddin Ahmed.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 36 hours lectures - As per Subject Guide
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: end of semester exam (65%); quizzes or tests (20%); essays (15%).
Special Assessment Requirements: Students must obtain a final mark of at least 50% to pass the subject, and must obtain at least an average of 50% over all invigilated components to pass the subject.

External, Study Period 2
Census Date 29-Aug-2019
Coordinator: Dr Chris Durden
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 0 hours
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: end of semester exam (65%); quizzes or tests (20%); essays (15%).
Special Assessment Requirements: Students must obtain a final mark of at least 50% to pass the subject, and must obtain at least an average of 50% over all invigilated components to pass the subject.

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 52
Census Date 08-Aug-2019
Coordinator: Dr Chris Durden
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 36 hours lectures - As per Subject Guide
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: end of semester exam (65%); quizzes or tests (20%); essays (15%).
Special Assessment Requirements: Students must obtain a final mark of at least 50% to pass the subject, and must obtain at least an average of 50% over all invigilated components to pass the subject.

JCU Brisbane, Internal, Study Period 21
Census Date 11-Apr-2019
Coordinator: Dr Chris Durden
Lecturers: Ms Kathleen Arambulo, Mr Mel Holzworth.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 36 hours lectures - As per Subject Guide
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: end of semester exam (65%); quizzes or tests (20%); essays (15%).
Special Assessment Requirements: Students must obtain a final mark of at least 50% to pass the subject, and must obtain at least an average of 50% over all invigilated components to pass the subject.

JCU Brisbane, Internal, Study Period 22
Census Date 08-Aug-2019
Coordinator: Dr Chris Durden
Lecturer: Mrs Jenny-Lynn Timm.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 36 hours lectures - As per Subject Guide
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: end of semester exam (65%); quizzes or tests (20%); essays (15%).
Special Assessment Requirements: Students must obtain a final mark of at least 50% to pass the subject, and must obtain at least an average of 50% over all invigilated components to pass the subject.

JCU Brisbane, Internal, Study Period 23
Census Date 05-Dec-2019
Coordinator: Dr Chris Durden
Lecturers: Dr Bandula Nambukara-Gamage, Mrs Jenny-Lynn Timm.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 36 hours lectures - As per Subject Guide
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: end of semester exam (65%); quizzes or tests (20%); essays (15%).
Special Assessment Requirements: Students must obtain a final mark of at least 50% to pass the subject, and must obtain at least an average of 50% over all invigilated components to pass the subject.

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