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ACCT13-304: Managerial Planning and Control


This subject focuses on the effective use of management accounting information for planning and control decisions in business. Students will learn how different corporate and business strategies affect the design of formal systems used to plan and control the firm's performance. The instructional approach used in this subject blends theory with practice to facilitate student insight into the complex issues impacting the use and application of accounting information. The subject also links the more quantitative aspects of cost management and responsibility accounting with the more qualitative aspects of behaviour to highlight systems design and information use issues.

Subject details

FacultyBond Business School
Semesters offered
  • May 2021 [Standard Offering]
  • January 2022 [Standard Offering]
  • May 2022 [Standard Offering]
Study areas
  • Business and Commerce
Subject fees
  • Commencing in 2020: $4,340
  • Commencing in 2021: $3,890

Learning outcomes

1. Evaluate the interrelationships between strategy, management accounting information and the design of organisational control and reporting systems.
2. Create solutions that integrate appropriate accounting concepts and theory to address a range of contemporary management control issues.
3. Justify advice and recommendations for a range of management decisions, including costing, pricing, capital budgeting, performance measurements, incentives and reward systems, and shareholder value creation.
4. Analyse the legal, ethical, political, environmental, economic and social considerations of a firm’s operations.
5. Apply the standards, ethics, and professional values of the accounting profession to a given scenario of ethical conflict.
6. Explain contemporary reporting approaches including why organisations choose to disclose their performance of non-financial factors.

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Subject outlines

Subject dates

Standard Offering
Enrolment opens15/11/2020
Semester start18/01/2021
Subject start18/01/2021
Cancellation 1?01/02/2021
Cancellation 2?08/02/2021
Last enrolment31/01/2021
Withdraw – Financial?13/02/2021
Withdraw – Academic?06/03/2021
Teaching census?12/02/2021
Standard Offering
Enrolment opens21/03/2021
Semester start17/05/2021
Subject start17/05/2021
Cancellation 1?31/05/2021
Cancellation 2?07/06/2021
Last enrolment30/05/2021
Withdraw – Financial?12/06/2021
Withdraw – Academic?03/07/2021
Teaching census?11/06/2021