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AFW3750 - Advanced accounting for management information

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Business and Economics


South Africa Second semester 2007 (Day)


Theory and background to managerial decision making in respect of the following different types decision making techniques: Cost profit volume analysis, Linear correlation and regression analysis, Learning curve theory, Relevance approach to non-routine profit related decisions, Decision making under circumstances of risk and uncertainty, Cost planning of network projects, Inventory models, Standard costing, Activity based costing, Budgeting techniques, Just in time.


The learning objectives of this unit are to:


Assignment (up to 3000 words): 15%
Mid-semester test 15%
Final Examination (3 hours): 70%

Contact hours

One 2-hour lecture and one 1-hour tutorial.