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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.
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 managementStudents will also be able to ommunicate orally and in writing, think critically and solve problems analytically.
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.
Students will comprehend the influence of global conditions on their discipline and will be competent in engaging with global and multi-cultural contexts.
ACCT222 and ACCT103
ACIS332, AFIS332, AFIS322, AFIS522
Students must attend one activity from each section.
John Wiley & Sons Australia, Ltd, 2020.
Domestic fee $822.00
International fee $3,688.00
* Fees include New Zealand GST 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.