University of Technology Sydney

220800 Accounting for Decision Makers

There are course requisites for this subject. See access conditions.
Anti-requisite(s): 22747 Accounting for Managerial Decisions AND 22800 Understanding Accounting and Financial Reports



Accounting information is used by managers in all forms of business, including in the not-for-profit and government sectors. Understanding the objective of accounting and the nature and content of financial and non-financial reports is essential for tomorrow's leaders.

In this subject, students learn how to use accounting information to analyse past operations, plan future business activities and support internal decision making. Topics covered encompass elements of both financial and management accounting, arming students with the skills to budget, manage cost structures and profit plan. Furthermore, students develop an understanding of how accounting provides financial and non-financial information that influences the decisions of external stakeholders (shareholders, financers, government, customers etc.).

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