ACCT 221

CPA Management Accounting

Course overview

You’ll examine new developments in management accounting and look at the tools management accountants use to cost products and services and manage and develop budgets.

Course information

Prerequisites and Restrictions You must satisfy the following requirement(s):

Your Academic Program is Pathway Cert for MPA Entry, 5761


your Academic Program is C.Proficiency (L5-7), 4000

Available semesters Semester 2 2023
Credits 10
Domestic fees $514.00

What you will learn

After successfully completing this course, you’ll be able to:

  1. Explain management accounting conceptual issues and behavioural implications.
  2. Acknowledge the steps in decision making.
  3. Be familiar with budgets and the budgeting process.
  4. Describe cost behaviours and various types of costing methods and variance analysis.
  5. Discuss capital expenditure, inventory and pricing decisions.
  6. Evaluate performance measurement systems.
  7. Apply fundamental cost and management accounting concepts to specific management accounting issues.
  8. Carry out analysis and evaluation of performance measurement systems.

Course examiners

Claire Beattie

Dr Claire Beattie

Senior Lecturer

Faculty of Agribusiness and Commerce