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CO5103 - Management Accounting

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

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.

Graduate Qualities

  • The ability to appraise information critically;
  • The ability to use independent judgment to synthesise information to make intellectual and/or creative advances;
  • The ability to think laterally and be original;
  • The ability to conceptualise problems;
  • The ability to conceptualise and evaluate a range of potential solutions to relevant problems.
Prerequisites: CO5117

Availabilities

Cairns, Study Period 2, Internal
Census Date 23-Aug-2012
Coordinator: Dr Rafiuddin Ahmed
Lecturers: Dr Chris Durden, <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 36 hours lectures - As per Subject Guide
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, Study Period 21, Internal
Census Date 12-Apr-2012
Coordinator: Dr Rafiuddin Ahmed
Workload expectations:
  • 36 hours lectures - As per Subject Guide
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, Study Period 22, Internal
Census Date 09-Aug-2012
Coordinator: Dr Rafiuddin Ahmed
Workload expectations:
  • 36 hours lectures - As per Subject Guide
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, Study Period 23, Internal
Census Date 06-Dec-2012
Coordinator: Dr Rafiuddin Ahmed
Workload expectations:
  • 36 hours lectures - As per Subject Guide
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, Study Period 51, Internal
Census Date 22-Mar-2012
Coordinator: Dr Chris Durden
Workload expectations:
  • 36 hours lectures - As per Subject Guide
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, Study Period 52, Internal
Census Date 09-Aug-2012
Coordinator: Dr Chris Durden
Workload expectations:
  • 36 hours lectures - As per Subject Guide
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, Study Period 53, Internal
Census Date 15-Nov-2012
Coordinator: Dr Chris Durden
Workload expectations:
  • 36 hours lectures - As per Subject Guide
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.

Townsville, Study Period 2, Internal
Census Date 23-Aug-2012
Coordinator: Dr Rafiuddin Ahmed
Lecturers: <Person not found>, <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 36 hours lectures - As per Subject Guide
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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