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Undergraduate | CUR-ACC200 | 2024

Cost Analysis for Decision Making

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Get your head around the accounting essentials. Explore costing models, profit planning and decision making techniques. Learn how to take an ethical approach to cost management. Use multiple sources of information to construct a robust budget. 

Study method
100% online
Subject may require attendance
Entry requirements
Prior study needed
13 weeks

Start dates

  • 26 Feb 2024
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Cost Analysis for Decision Making

About this subject

  • At the completion of this subject students will be able to:

    1. apply appropriate costing methods, calculate costs and evaluate said methods for planning and decision making
    2. appraise contemporary costing methodologies
    3. assess global business and/or costing issues through the lens of strategy and/or ethics
    4. construct a financial plan by integrating information from multiple sources.

Entry requirements

Prior study

You must either have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject, or currently be enrolled in the following subject(s) in a prior study period; or enrol in the following subject(s) to study prior to this subject:

one of

Please note that your enrolment in this subject is conditional on successful completion of these prerequisite subject(s). If you study the prerequisite subject(s) in the study period immediately prior to studying this subject, your result for the prerequisite subject(s) will not be finalised prior to the close of enrolment. In this situation, should you not complete your prerequisite subject(s) successfully you should not continue with your enrolment in this subject. If you are currently enrolled in the prerequisite subject(s) and believe you may not complete these all successfully, it is your responsibility to reschedule your study of this subject to give you time to re-attempt the prerequisite subject(s).

Additional requirements

No additional requirements

Study load

0.125 EFTSL

This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.

Equivalent full time study load (EFTSL) is one way to calculate your study load. One (1.0) EFTSL is equivalent to a full-time study load for one year.

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