ACCT332-20S2 (C) Semester Two 2020

Advanced Management Accounting

15 points

Details:
Start Date: Monday, 13 July 2020
End Date: Sunday, 8 November 2020
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Friday, 24 July 2020
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Friday, 25 September 2020

Description

Develops advanced understanding of the application of management accounting to complex problems. Explores issues in strategic management, costing systems, control systems and performance management. Builds communication, critical thinking and managerial skills.

ACCT332 aims to provide students with an advanced understanding of the application of management accounting to complex problems; and issues in strategic management, costing systems, control systems and performance management. It also aims to build students’ communication, critical thinking and managerial skills.  The case study method is utilised to develop students understanding of management accounting and their generic skills.  The topics covered in ACCT332 includes: Strategy; Organisational structure and transfer pricing; Planning and management control; Performance measurement and compensation; Value chain issues for suppliers, customers and competitors; Advanced costing issues; and The role and destiny of the management accountant.

Learning Outcomes

Having engaged in learning during the course, students will be able to demonstrate an understanding (e.g. explain, discuss, apply and, where appropriate, evaluate) of recent developments in management accounting theory and practice, including:
     (i) Strategy and strategic management
     (ii) Performance measurement and compensation
     (iii) The value-chain and strategic management accounting
     (iv) Advanced costing techniques and cost management

Students will also be able to ommunicate orally and in writing, think critically and solve problems analytically.

University Graduate Attributes

This course will provide students with an opportunity to develop the Graduate Attributes specified below:

Critically competent in a core academic discipline of their award

Students know and can critically evaluate and, where applicable, apply this knowledge to topics/issues within their majoring subject.

Employable, innovative and enterprising

Students will develop key skills and attributes sought by employers that can be used in a range of applications.

Globally aware

Students will comprehend the influence of global conditions on their discipline and will be competent in engaging with global and multi-cultural contexts.

Pre-requisites

Restrictions

ACIS332, AFIS332, AFIS322, AFIS522

Course Coordinator

Natasja Steenkamp

Assessment

Assessment Due Date Percentage 
Tutorial Participation 10%
Student Case Presentation 15%
Test 30%
Final Exam 45%

Textbooks / Resources

Required Texts

Eldenburg, Leslie; Management accounting; Fourth edition; John Wiley & Sons Australia, Ltd, 2020.

Course links

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Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $822.00

International fee $3,688.00

* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.

For further information see Department of Accounting and Information Systems on the department and colleges page.

All ACCT332 Occurrences

  • ACCT332-20S2 (C) Semester Two 2020