Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2016.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2016:Summer Term, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Two 2-hour lectures and two 1.5 hour workshops per week (Summer). One 2-hour lecture and one 1.5 hour workshop per week (Semester 1, Semester 2). |
Total Time Commitment:
Estimated total time commitment of 120 hours per semester
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||
Students will not be permitted to enrol in FNCE90055 Financial Decision Making if they have already completed ACCT90004 Accounting for Decision Making.
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
CoordinatorDr Brad Potter, Mr Gregory Cusack
Summer: Greg Cusack email@example.com
Semester 1: Brad Potter firstname.lastname@example.org
Semester 2: Greg Cusack email@example.com
This subject is designed to enable students to be informed users of accounting information of all types. It is divided into three parts. The first part of the subject covers the basic concepts in accounting and the terminology used by accountants. The second part deals with concepts associated with the financial reports prepared primarily for external users such as financial analysts, creditors (such as bankers), and shareholders. In this section reference is made to local and international accounting standards. The third part of the subject covers the basic concepts associated with information for managers within the firm. This includes basic cost concepts, product costing, and the techniques used for decisions such as pricing, product mix, outsourcing and capital investment.
On successful completion of this subject, students should be able to:
Semesters 1 & 2:
Note: Successful completion of this subject requires a pass (50%) in the final exam.
|Prescribed Texts:|| |
You will be advised of prescribed texts by your lecturer.
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
On successful completion of this subject, students should have improved the following generic skills:
In respect of issues related to accounting, to:
In addition, students will have enhanced their ability to:
Students accepted into the Master of Management programs, the Master of Business and Information Technology, the Master of International Business, the Postgraduate Diploma in Finance and the first year of the Master of Finance are eligible to enrol in this subject. Students should note that the subject will be delivered in a lecture plus workshop format. Students will be required to attend 1 lecture and 1 workshop per week.
This subject is not available to Master of Accounting students.
Graduate Certificate in University Management |
Graduate Diploma in Finance
Master of Engineering Management
Master of Finance
Master of Information Systems
Master of International Business
Master of Management
Master of Management (Accounting)
Master of Management (Finance)
Master of Management (Human Resources)
Master of Management (Marketing)
Master of Property
300 point Master of Property |
MIS Professional Specialisation
MIS Research Specialisation
Master of International Business electives
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