Analysis for Competitive Advantage

ACC30009 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn, Online, Sarawak Available to incoming Study Abroad and Exchange students

Duration

  • One semester or equivalent

Contact hours

  • 36 hours

On-campus unit delivery combines face-to-face and digital learning. For Online unit delivery, learning is conducted exclusively online.

2022 teaching periods

Hawthorn

Higher Ed. Semester 1 Higher Ed. Semester 2

Dates:
28 Feb 22 - 29 May 22

Results:
5 Jul 22

Last self enrolment:
13 Mar 22

Census:
31 Mar 22

Last withdraw without fail:
15 Apr 22

Dates:
1 Aug 22 - 30 Oct 22

Results:
6 Dec 22

Last self enrolment:
14 Aug 22

Census:
31 Aug 22

Last withdraw without fail:
16 Sep 22

More teaching periods

Swinburne Online

Teaching Period 1 Teaching Period 3

Dates:
14 Mar 22 - 12 Jun 22

Results:
5 Jul 22

Last self enrolment:
27 Mar 22

Census:
8 Apr 22

Last withdraw without fail:
29 Apr 22

Dates:
7 Nov 22 - 5 Feb 23

Results:
28 Feb 23

Last self enrolment:
20 Nov 22

Census:
2 Dec 22

Last withdraw without fail:
23 Dec 22


Aims and objectives

This unit is designed to equip you with enhanced knowledge and in-depth understanding of management accounting concepts and technique application to achieve sustainable competitive edge. It addresses the interplay between competitive advantage and strategic management accounting in the context of contemporary operational environment. The link between strategy and resource management is emphasised, with the focus on value creation in achieving and maintaining a sustainable organisation.
 
Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:
 
1. Explain and demonstrate the role of management accounting in supporting strategy development and implementation
 
2. Identify and evaluate the strategic positions and strategic options of contemporary organisations to achieving sustainable competitive advantage
 
3. Apply appropriate strategic management accounting techniques to a range of complex business situations to improve value-creating activities in the day-to-day operations of an organisation
 
4. Apply divergent thinking, problem solving and research skills to solve cases in strategic management accounting and to communicate ideas both verbally and in writing
 
5. Work collaboratively in groups to conduct research on real-world scenarios while applying suitable analytical techniques.

Courses with unit

This is a unit of study in the Bachelor of Business suite of courses.