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Accounting for management information (6 points)


Leader: Berwick: Mr Martin Samy; Gippsland: To be advised; Peninsula: Dr Erwin Waldmann (Chief examiner); Malaysia: Ms Aniza Zainol; South Africa: Mr Steven Firer

Berwick First semester 2003 (Day)
Gippsland First semester 2003 (Day)
Gippsland First semester 2003 (OCL)
Hong Kong First semester 2003 (OCL)
Malaysia First semester 2003 (Day)
Peninsula First semester 2003 (Day)
Perth First semester 2003 (Day)
Singapore First semester 2003 (OCL)
South Africa First semester 2003 (Day)
Gippsland Second semester 2003 (OCL)
Malaysia Second semester 2003 (Day)
Perth Second semester 2003 (Day)
Berwick First semester 2004 (Day)
Gippsland First semester 2004 (Day)
Gippsland First semester 2004 (OCL)
Hong Kong First semester 2004 (OCL)
Malaysia First semester 2004 (Day)
Peninsula First semester 2004 (Day)
Perth First semester 2004 (Day)
Singapore First semester 2004 (OCL)
South Africa First semester 2004 (Day)
Gippsland Second semester 2004 (OCL)
Malaysia Second semester 2004 (Day)
Perth Second semester 2004 (Day)

Synopsis: Introduction to management accounting and business management. Basic terms and concepts. Classification and behaviour of costs. Recording product cost transactions for manufacturing firms using periodic and continuous systems. Joint and by-product spoilage and waste. Apportioning joint costs for multiple products. Activity-based costing. Materials and inventory management using traditional and JIT methods. Quality costing and quality issues as organisational strategies.

Assessment: Assignment: 30% + Examination: 70%

Contact Hours: 2-hour lecture and 1-hour tutorial

Prerequisites: AFW1001 and AFW1002

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