Management Accounting

Victoria University of Wellington

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Management Accounting

  • Host University

    Victoria University of Wellington

  • Location

    Wellington, New Zealand

  • Area of Study

    Accounting, Financial Management

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    ACCY 001, 111, ECOM130

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4 - 6
  • Overview

    The theory and practice of cost and management accounting.

    Course Learning Objectives
    Upon successful completion of this course, you should be able to:
    1. Explain the role of management accounting in organisations;
    2. Demonstrate the use of alternative costing techniques;
    3. Understand the principles and use of standard costing and variance analysis and their behavioural implications; and
    4. Use management accounting techniques for short term decision making.

    Test 1 - Week 5 20%
    Test 2 - Weel 9 20%
    Final Examination 60%

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