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BX3013 - Performance Management and Control

Credit points: 3
Year: 2012
Student Contribution Band: Band 3
Administered by: School of Business

An in depth study of management accounting techniques and concepts; control and performance evaluation in decentralised organisations; relevant cost analysis models; pricing decisions and accounting information; performance measurement and the balanced scorecard; sustainability related issues.

Learning Outcomes

  • understand the nature of management accounting systems useful for planning and control purposes;
  • develop skills to assist managerial decision making in the areas such as pricing, strategy, sustainability and performance measurement;
  • apply techniques designed to help evaluate and manage organisation performance.

Graduate Qualities

  • The ability to adapt knowledge to new situations;
  • The ability to define and to solve problems in at least one discipline area;
  • The ability to think critically, to analyse and evaluate claims, evidence and arguments, and to reason and deploy evidence clearly and logically;
  • The ability to select and organise information and to communicate it accurately, cogently, coherently, creatively and ethically;
  • The acquisition of coherent and disciplined sets of skills, knowledge, values and professional ethics from at least one discipline area;
  • The ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences;
  • The ability to work individually and independently;
  • The ability to use online technologies effectively and ethically.
Prerequisites: (BX2012 OR CO2101) AND (BX2011 OR CO1003 OR CO1001)
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
CO2102 CO3111

Availabilities

Cairns, Study Period 2, Internal
Census Date 23-Aug-2012
Coordinator: Dr Rafiuddin Ahmed
Lecturer: <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 12 hours tutorials
  • 12 hours workshops/Seminars
Assessment: end of semester exam (60%); other exams (20%); essays (20%).
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, Study Period 21, Internal
Census Date 12-Apr-2012
Coordinator: Dr Chris Durden
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 12 hours tutorials
  • 12 hours workshops/Seminars
Assessment: end of semester exam (60%); other exams (20%); assignments (20%).
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, Study Period 22, Internal
Census Date 09-Aug-2012
Coordinator: Dr Rafiuddin Ahmed
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 12 hours tutorials
  • 12 hours workshops/Seminars
Assessment: end of semester exam (60%); other exams (20%); assignments (20%).
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, Study Period 23, Internal
Census Date 06-Dec-2012
Coordinator: Dr Rafiuddin Ahmed
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 12 hours tutorials
  • 12 hours workshops/Seminars
Assessment: end of semester exam (60%); other exams (20%); assignments (20%).
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.

Townsville, Study Period 2, Internal
Census Date 23-Aug-2012
Coordinator: Dr Rafiuddin Ahmed
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 12 hours tutorials
  • 12 hours workshops/Seminars
Assessment: end of semester exam (60%); other exams (20%); assignments (20%).
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.

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.