Course Title: Performance Analysis and Simulations

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Performance Analysis and Simulations

Credit Points: 12.00

Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

ACCT1028

City Campus

Undergraduate

615H Accounting

Face-to-Face

Sem 2 2006,
Sem 2 2007,
Sem 2 2008,
Sem 2 2009,
Sem 1 2010,
Sem 2 2011,
Sem 1 2012,
Sem 2 2012,
Sem 1 2013,
Sem 2 2013,
Sem 1 2014,
Sem 2 2014,
Spring2014,
Sem 1 2015,
Sem 2 2015,
Spring2015,
Sem 1 2016,
Sem 2 2016,
Spring2016,
Sem 1 2017,
Sem 2 2017,
Sem 1 2018,
Sem 2 2018,
Sem 1 2019,
Sem 2 2019,
Sem 1 2020,
Sem 2 2020

ACCT1029

Singapore Inst of Management

Undergraduate

615H Accounting

Face-to-Face

Offsh1 12,
Offsh3 12,
Offsh1 13,
Offsh3 13,
Offsh1 14,
Offsh3 14,
Offsh1 15,
Offsh3 15,
Offsh1 16,
Offsh3 16,
Offsh3 17,
Offsh1 19,
Offsh3 19,
Offsh1 20,
Offsh3 20

ACCT2197

RMIT University Vietnam

Undergraduate

615H Accounting

Face-to-Face

Viet2 2012,
Viet3 2012,
Viet1 2013,
Viet2 2013,
Viet3 2013,
Viet1 2014,
Viet2 2014,
Viet3 2014,
Viet1 2015,
Viet2 2015,
Viet3 2015,
Viet1 2016,
Viet2 2016,
Viet2 2017,
Viet3 2017,
Viet1 2019,
Viet2 2019,
Viet1 2020,
Viet3 2020

ACCT2312

RMIT Vietnam Hanoi Campus

Undergraduate

615H Accounting

Face-to-Face

Viet1 2020,
Viet3 2020

Flexible Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

ACCT1028

City Campus

Undergraduate

615H Accounting

Face-to-Face

UGRDFlex17 (ZZZ1)

ACCT1028

City Campus

Undergraduate

615H Accounting

Face-to-Face

UGRDFlex18 (ZZZ1),

UGRDFlex18 (All)

ACCT1028

City Campus

Undergraduate

615H Accounting

Face-to-Face

UGRDFx2019 (ZZZZ)

ACCT2245

Universitas Pelita Harapan

Undergraduate

615H Accounting

Face-to-Face

OFFSe12019 (All)

Course Coordinator: Dr MD Saiful Azam

Course Coordinator Phone: +61 3 9925 5716

Course Coordinator Email: mdsaiful.azam@rmit.edu.au

Course Coordinator Location: Melbourne City campus


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Required Prior Study

001153 Accounting, Behaviour and Organisations
001175 Financial Accountability and Reporting


Course Description

In this course you will further develop your business decision- making skills. This is demonstrated by you making strategic and operational business decisions based on real-world or simulated case studies set under market or industry conditions. You will be required to use a range of business performance evaluation techniques, along with accounting and business reports to undertake strategic planning and operational decision-making. Therefore, you will be learning both the technical and social practice of decision making in the business context. This course includes a Work Integrated Learning experience. You will undertake and be assessed on authentic activities that allow you to learn, apply and demonstrate your professional or vocational practice. This course also provides you with a capstone experience, which will provide you with the opportunity to integrate, critically reflect on and consolidate what you have learnt in your program.


Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

This course provides you with the opportunity to develop the following specific capabilities:

  • knowledge and understanding of and skill in practical application of business performance analysis
  • knowledge and understanding of strategic business planning and skill in making tactical, commercial, operational decisions


On the successful completion of this course you will be able to:

  1. Evaluate, select and design appropriate strategic business options for an organization, in consideration of its industry and market environment. 
  2. Research, analyse, interpret and use accounting and business information for strategic and tactical organization planning.
  3. Flexibly adjust your business strategies and tactics to match changing industry and competitive circumstances.
  4. Communicate effectively and justify the rationale for your business decisions.


Overview of Learning Activities

The main objective of this course requires you to make strategic and operational decisions for a company. Your learning experience may include lectures, individual/ group work exercises, quizzes, and presentations in a blended learning environment. Your learning experience outside of class time requires you to complete assignments and required readings, produce written work and collaborate with peers on set tasks or projects.


Overview of Learning Resources

Various learning resources are available online through MyRMIT Studies\Canvas. The lecture notes and workshop notes are posted on Canvas.

Resources are also available online through RMIT Library databases and other facilities. Visit the RMIT library website for further details. Assistance is available online via our chat and email services, face to face at our campus libraries or via the telephone on (03) 9925 2020.

Additional resources and/or sources to assist your learning will be identified by your course coordinator and will be made available to you as required during the teaching period. 


Overview of Assessment

The assessment tasks, their weighting and the course learning outcomes to which they are aligned are as follows.

For students commencing prior to 31 December 2020:

Assessment Task 1: 60%
Linked CLOs: 1, 2, 3, 4

Assessment Task 2: 40% 
Linked CLOs: 1, 2, 3, 4

For students commencing from 1 January 2021: 

Assessment Task 1: 30%
Linked CLOs: 1, 2, 3, 4

Assessment Task 2: 20% (WIL)
Linked CLOs: 1, 2, 3, 4

Assessment Task 3: 50% (WIL)
Linked CLOs: 1, 2, 3, 4

Feedback will be provided throughout the semester in class and/or in online forums through individual and group feedback on practical exercises and by individual consultation.