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22747 Accounting for Managerial Decisions

6cp
Requisite(s): 21878c Organisational Dialogue: Theory and Practice OR 26001 Business Communication Skills
The lower case 'c' after the subject code indicates that the subject is a corequisite. See definitions for details.
These requisites may not apply to students in certain courses. See access conditions.
Anti-requisite(s): 22784 Accounting: Concepts and Applications

Postgraduate

Description

This subject aims to expose students to the nature and use of accounting information as used by managers to plan and control business operations as well as for decision support. The subject is intended to prepare students to understand and use accounting information for decision support, analysing historical operations and planning future business activity. It provides a sound grounding in the application of accounting concepts and techniques used to gain intelligence about all aspects of business operations.

The topics comprise a mix of financial and management accounting. The financial accounting topics concern the basic financial statements, their analysis and the concepts and procedures that underpin their preparation. The management accounting topics relate to cost and profit planning, and the use and application of financial information to support management decision activity for both routine and non-routine business situations.


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