Management Accounting for Planning and Control

ACC20007 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn, Online, Sarawak Available to incoming Study Abroad and Exchange students


  • One Semester or equivalent

Contact hours

  • 24 hours face to face + blended

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

2023 teaching periods


Higher Ed. Semester 2

31 Jul 23 - 29 Oct 23

5 Dec 23

Last self enrolment:
13 Aug 23

31 Aug 23

Last withdraw without fail:
15 Sep 23

More teaching periods
Swinburne Online

Teaching Period 2

10 Jul 23 - 8 Oct 23

31 Oct 23

Last self enrolment:
23 Jul 23

4 Aug 23

Last withdraw without fail:
25 Aug 23


50 Credit Points from a Bachelor degree
Anti-req (unit similar in contect)

Aims and objectives

This unit aims to equip you with enhanced knowledge of management accounting processes and techniques designed to enhance the effective and efficient use of organisational resources. You will learn technical and analytical skills required to analyse relevant information that supports managerial decisions in enhancing both customer and shareholder values.
Unit Learning Outcomes (ULO)
Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:
1. Analysing the relationship between cost, volume and profit, and its implications for managerial decision making 
2. Develop and evaluate costing systems including job and process costing, and apply cost allocation methods such as Activity Based Costing (ABC)
3. Prepare budgets and analyse variances between planned and actuals.
4. Apply management accounting techniques to solve a range of business problems