200101 Accounting Information for Manager
Lecture week 1
It is a big unit, large statistic exercise
provides exposure to financial and management accounting information
from a user of accounting information viewpoint.
provide breadth of awareness and knowledge in relevant fields of
accounting essential to decision making for managers.
It is very important to check vUWS regularly
How to access to vUWS: type account, password to log in your account
Textbook and resources
” Accounting: business reporting for decision making”, 4th edn, John
Wiley & Sons, Milton, Queensland
textbook and iStudy are available together from the UWS Connect
bookshop in either hard copy or as an e-text plus iStudy
Additional student resources multi-choice and glossary quizzes, and
video quizzes based on actual business-related media interviews shown
on the ABC, will be available on vUWS
prepare for each lecture and tutorial by reading the relevant chapter
Watch an video about this unit: you can view on vUWS
Key topic of this subject:
Statement of cash flows Analysis and interpretation of financial statements
Budgeting, cost-volume-profit analysis
Tutorials provided in a small class context: focus on application of your
knowledge and on building your ability
Expected to have completed specific reading and exercises from the
textbook and study guide prior to attending each tutorial class.
Read the learning guide carefully to know about the assessment:
Tutorial homework (10%)
Mid-semester examination (25%)90 minutes
Individual assignment (15%) 500-750 words
Final examination (50%)2 hours
If you have any question, refer to Manu (email post on vUWS). Note: don’t use
your personal email.
There is a recording of the lecture (Monday evening lecture) posted on vUWS.
Note: The lecture is only 1 hour, please be on time.
The lecture: Week 1
Introduction to accounting
Accounting can be defined as the process of identifying, measurin