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
    This unit will be delivered on-line in Semester 2 2020. 

Contact hours

  • 36 hours

2020 teaching periods


Higher Ed. Semester 2

3 Aug 20 - 1 Nov 20

8 Dec 20

Last self enrolment:
16 Aug 20

31 Aug 20

More teaching periods

Swinburne Online

Teaching Period 3

2 Nov 20 - 7 Feb 21

2 Mar 21

Last self enrolment:
15 Nov 20

27 Nov 20


50 Credit Points from a Bachelor degree

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.
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