ACCT 90004 Accounting for Decision Making

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ACCT 90004 Accounting for Decision Making

Brad Potter
Room 7.064, 198 Berkeley Street
Tel: 8344 4989 bnpotter@unimelb.edu.au 1

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Subject Overview

Introduction
• This subject provides a broad introduction to the accounting process, accounting information systems and the language of accounting.
• It is designed to enable you to become an informed preparer and user of accounting information.
• Successfully completing this subject will also assist you to understand and use accounting information to enhance financial and managerial decision making. •

Accounting for Decision Making is a foundation subject for many students who will pursue more advanced studies in accounting across various
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Multi‐Choice
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Chapter

Reading

Mini

Questions
Questions

Workshop 1 in Week 2

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Cases &

Problems

Exercises

Projects

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2, 5*, 13, 14,
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3, 4*, 11

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A cross section of questions suggested for a comprehensive preparation for spot quiz and other assessment * questions will be discussed in workshops and must be completed for preparation grade 12

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ACCT 90004 Accounting for Decision Making

Week One:

(i) Financial statements and business decisions; (ii) Investing and financing decisions and the Statement of Financial
Position
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Objectives for week 1
1. Review the information contained in the four principal financial statements and the use of this information by various stakeholders;
2. Understand key players that shape the environment in which financial reports are prepared;
3. Identify the factors to consider by companies when making the decision to raise additional funds either through borrowing or through the issue of shares;
4. Determine the impacts of business transactions on the statement of financial position