ACC1001 Accounting for Managers

SUBJECT INFORMATION

SUBJECT CODE

ACC1001

SUBJECT CREDITS

5

SUBJECT OWNER

AIHE Business School

SUBJECT LEVEL

Undergraduate

TOTAL COURSE CREDIT POINTS

120

OFFERED EXTERNALLY

Yes

CORE SUBJECT

Yes

 

EFTSL*

0.125

* Equivalent Full time Study Load

 

NOTE

This offering may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the time table for further details.

 

Subject Description

Being able to understand accounting reports and the assumptions that underlie those reports is a critical skill for any successful business person. This subject is designed to provide students with a basic understanding of both management and financial accounting. The financial accounting focus is on the analysis and interpretation of financial accounting reports. The management accounting focus is on the preparation of budgets, the significance of costing information and the skills to apply accounting knowledge to business decision making.

Textbook(s)

Birt, J., Chalmers, K.., Maloney, S., Brooks, A., & Oliver, J. (2016). Accounting: Business Reporting for Decision Making, 6th edition. Australia: Wiley

Teaching Method

Semester Study Period: 3 hour Face-to-face sessions x 12 weeks + 2 hours self study/ assessment x 2 weeks plus personal study hours Winter or Summer School: 7 hours Face-to-face sessions x 5 weeks plus personal study hours

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Assessment

Task

Length

Duration

Weighting

Homework Activities

1000 words

 

20%

Mid-semester Test

 

1 hour

25%

Group Assignment

2000 words equivalent

 

20%

End of semester test

 

2 hours

35%

Fees

Fees for international and domestic students are published in the AIHE's schedule of fees and charges. Scholarships maybe available.

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TEQSA Provider Category: Institute of Higher Education
CRICOS Provider Code: 03763K
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