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BU1002:03 ACCOUNTING FOR DECISION MAKING
Singapore Campus, Study Period 1, 2013

BU1002:03 ACCOUNTING FOR DECISION MAKING
SUBJECT GUIDE 2013
Study Period 1, Singapore Campus
Contents
Contents1
1. School Overview1
2. Subject at a Glance2
3. Subject Details3
4. Subject Resources and Special Requirements5
5. Assessment Details7
6. Assessment Grading Criteria10
7. Submission and Return of Assessment11
8. Plagiarism, Referencing and Cheating11
9. Additional Student Support11
10. Important Policies, Guidelines & Responsibilities13
11. Graduate Skills & Qualities14
12. Lecture & Tutorial Schedule16
School Overview
The School of Business is at the forefront of innovation in business and information technology education. With a focus on internationalisation, growth and innovation, the school’s courses combine discipline-based excellence with practical application. The school is one of the largest schools at JCU in terms of student numbers and offers programs at Beijing, Brisbane, Cairns, Singapore and Townsville. A range of awards are offered by the School, including the flagship Bachelor of Business with majors in accounting, banking and finance, economics, financial management, hospitality and tourism management, human resource management, international business, management, marketing and sports and events management. Graduate coursework degrees are also available, including the Master of Business Administration (MBA), Master of Professional Accounting (MPA) and the Master of International Tourism and Hospitality Management (MITHM). The School also incorporates Information Technology (IT), offering the Bachelor of Information Technology and the Master of Information Technology. Research degrees are available at both the Masters and Doctoral levels. The School strives to foster a teaching and learning environment in which you are challenged and inspired to perform at your best. The School encourages high performing students, those averaging credits and distinctions, to undertake an Honours degree. Students in honours have intensive interactions with senior staff and a small number of other students. Honours students from JCU have an outstanding record of gaining quality jobs in government and consulting circles and a number of students have won Australian Postgraduate Award scholarships and stayed on to study for PhD courses and work as research officers and tutors. Our staff are friendly and approachable and our degrees are designed to help you develop the skills you need in the dynamic world of business in the twenty-first century. A number of our academic staff have been recognised through respected independent rankings as world leaders in their field. School of Business staff have also recently won national awards for teaching excellence, and are committed to helping students achieve their career goals. The School of Business is committed to working towards the achievement of genuine and sustainable reconciliation between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and the wider community, as outlined in the JCU Reconciliation Statement at

Subject at a Glance
The following summary provides a quick reference to the most important aspects of this subject. Please ensure that you have read the entire subject guide in full. Staff Contact Details
The following staff members are responsible for the preparation or delivery of this subject. | Name| Room| Phone| Email| Consultations*|
Subject Coordinator| Jodie Maxfield| DA027-320| 07 4781 6597| jodie.maxfield1@jcu.edu.au| N/A| Lecturer| Harshini P Siriwardane| Academic Block UT| 65766857| Harshini.siriwardane@jcu.edu.au| By Appointment| Tutors| Bibi Hawa| | TBA| bibihawa@yahoo.com.sg| By Appointment| | Albert Yap| | TBA| albertyapcheileong@gmail.com| By Appointment|

Class Times and Contact Details
A three credit point subject will require a 130 hour workload of study-related participation over...
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