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CPA - Strategic Management Accounting - ACCG908

This unit provides a strong theoretical and practical knowledge of the strategic importance of management accounting. It emphasises the importance of correct understandings of environmental and organisation analysis. It stresses that management accounting must provide the correct knowledge that is critically important for effective decisions by management. In the increasingly competitive global business environment this knowledge includes not only financial issues but vitally important environmental and social concerns. The unit identifies the ‘strategic management accountant’ as a key member of organisation strategy development teams. It discusses the importance of the strategic management accountant acting as a moral compass within organisations being a key player involved in corporate social responsibility measurement and reporting and stakeholder recognition. This unit is undertaken concurrently with the student being also enrolled in the Strategic Management Accounting segment of the CPA Australia Professional Program.

Credit Points: 4
When Offered:

S1 Evening - Session 1, North Ryde, Evening

S2 Day - Session 2, North Ryde, Day

Staff Contact(s): Accounting and Corporate Governance staff

(Admission to MAdvProfAcc and 4cp at 800 level) or (16cp at 600 level and ACCG921 and ACCG923 and ACCG926 and ((AFIN858 and ACCG922) or (admission to (MAccg(Adv) or MAccg))  Prerequisite Information


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Assessed As: Graded
Offered By:

Department of Accounting and Corporate Governance

Faculty of Business and Economics

Course structures, including unit offerings, are subject to change.
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