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CO5103 - Management Accounting

Credit points: 3
Year: 2014
Student Contribution Band: Band 3
Administered by: School of Business (pre 2015)

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 28-Aug-2014
Coordinator: Dr Chris Durden
Lecturer: 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.

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 28-Aug-2014
Coord/Lect: 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, Internal, Study Period 51
Census Date 20-Mar-2014
Coordinator: Dr Chris Durden
Lecturer: <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 Singapore, Internal, Study Period 52
Census Date 17-Jul-2014
Coordinator: Dr Chris Durden
Lecturer: <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 Singapore, Internal, Study Period 53
Census Date 13-Nov-2014
Coordinator: Dr Chris Durden
Lecturer: <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.
Restrictions: An enrolment quota applies to this offering.

JCU Brisbane, Internal, Study Period 21
Census Date 17-Apr-2014
Coord/Lect: <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, Internal, Study Period 22
Census Date 14-Aug-2014
Coordinator: Dr Rafiuddin Ahmed
Lecturer: <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, Internal, Study Period 23
Census Date 11-Dec-2014
Coordinator: Dr Chris Durden
Lecturer: <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.

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.