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HOLMES INSTITUTE
FACULTY OF
HIGHER EDUCATION
Assessment Details and Submission Guidelines
Trimester
T1 2020
Unit Code
HI5017
Unit Title
Managerial Accounting
Assessment
Type
Assignment
Assessment
Title
Individual Assignment
Purpose of the
assessment
(with ULO
Mapping)
Students are required to develop their understanding of the purpose and use of management
accounting systems, and its usefulness in aiding managers make informed decisions. You are to
critically evaluate the literature (using journal articles) to analyse the practical use of
management accounting systems by contemporary companies, in terms of their relevance to
the decision-making by managers and achievement of business goals (ULO 1,2,3,4)
Weight
30% of the total assessments
Total Marks
30
Word limit
Not more than 3,000 words. Please use “word count” and include in assignment.
Due Date
Week 9 Sunday the 31st May at 11.59 p.m.
Submission
Guidelines
• All work must be submitted on Blackboard by the due date along with a completed
Assignment Cover Page.
• The assignment must be in MS Word format, no spacing, 12-pt Arial font and 2 cm margins
on all four sides of your page with appropriate section headings and page numbers.
• Reference sources must be cited in the text of the report, and listed appropriately at the end
in a reference list using Harvard referencing style.
• It is the responsibility of the student who is submitting the work, to ensure that the work is
in fact her/his own work. Incorporating another’s work or ideas into one’s own work without
appropriate acknowledgement is an academic offence. Students should submit all
assignments for plagiarism checking on Blackboard before final submission in the subject. For
further details, please refer to the Unit Outline and Student Handbook.
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HI5017 MANAGERIAL ACCOUNTING INDIVIDUAL ASSIGNMENT T1 2020
HI5017 MANAGERIAL ACCOUNTING INDIVIDUAL ASSIGNMENT T1 2020
Individual Assignment Specifications
Purpose:
This assignment aims at developing your understanding of the purpose and use of management accounting
systems, and its usefulness in aiding managers make informed decisions. You are to critically evaluate the
literature (using journal articles) to analyse the practical use of management accounting systems by
contemporary companies, in terms of their relevance to the decision-making by managers and achievement
of business goals.
Assignment Task:
Journal Article Critique (30 Marks)
You are required to conduct a literature search and discussion in this assignment.
You are to choose a peer reviewed journal article (from any country) on the:
-Use of Budgeting as a management technique for managing resources.
The article should be published between 2010 – 2020. Choose your article only after you have accessed
several relevant articles, and then choose the best articles that will answer the assignment question below.
Required: Critically evaluate the relevance and challenges of budgeting systems by answering the 5 questions
below:
Questions:
1. Briefly discuss the budgeting process. (5 marks)
2. Based on your selected journal article, discuss citing examples whether the budgeting process satisfies
the purpose of planning, controlling and evaluating performance. (5 marks)
3. The two widely used practices in preparing budgets are ‘top down’ budgeting and ‘bottom up’
budgeting. Identify and explain the practice adopted by the organisation discussed in your selected
journal article and further explain the behavioural implications of adopted practice. (5 marks)
4. Based on your literature findings (above), critically evaluate the comment that ‘traditional budgeting
practices are constraint on creativity, and the time and energy spent on budget formulation is better
spent elsewhere’.
5. Based on your literature findings (above), would you recommend budgeting for contemporary
organisations for planning and control purpose? Explain (5 marks)
Additional Information:
a) You are encouraged to choose the journal article from the following Accounting and Management
Accounting Journals:
Accounting, Auditing and Accountability Journal;
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Journal of Management Accounting Research
Journal of Applied Management Accounting Research
b) You can access these journals in ProQuest Database by clicking on the above links. Log in details for
ProQuest are – Username: Holmes2004; Password: Holmes. These journals can also be accessed via the
ProQuest Database link available via the Student Login page in the Holmes website. You can also use
Google Scholar. Don’t use Google.
c) No student can choose the same article as another student from the same class, else both students may
receive a zero mark, at the Lecturer’s discretion.
d) The journal article must be uploaded (as a separate PDF file) together with your assignment (as a MS
WORD file format) in Blackboard under the folder <Assignment>. 5 marks will be deducted if you do not
submit the articles with your assignment.
Assignment Structure:
The report should include the following components:
a. Assignment cover page clearly stating your name and student number
b. Abstract (one paragraph)
c. Table of contents
d. A brief introduction or overview of what the report is about.
e. Body of the assignment with appropriate section headings
f. Conclusion
g. List of References.
Marking Criteria
Marking Criteria
Weighting
Journal Article Critique
1. Briefly discuss the purposes of budgeting process. (5 marks)
5%
2. Based on your selected journal article, discuss citing examples whether the
budgeting process satisfies the purpose of planning, controlling and evaluating
performance. (5 marks)
5%
3. The two widely used practices in preparing budgets are ‘top down’ budgeting
and ‘bottom up’ budgeting. Identify and explain the practice adopted by the
organisation discussed in your selected journal article and further explain the
behavioural implications of adopted practice. (5 marks)
5%
4. Based on your literature findings (above), critically evaluate the comment that
‘traditional budgeting practices are constraint on creativity, and the time and
energy spent on budget formulation is better spent elsewhere’. (5 marks)
5%
5. Based on your literature findings (above), would you recommend the use of
budgeting for contemporary organisations for planning and control purpose?
Explain (5 marks)
5%
Overall Presentation of Assignment
5%
TOTAL Weight
30%
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Marking Rubric
Excellent
Very Good
Good
Satisfactory
Unsatisfactory
Journal Article Critique
Briefly discuss the
purposes of budgeting
process (5 marks)
(4.1 – 5 marks)
Present an
excellent
discussion of the
purposes of
budgeting
process.
(3.6 – 4 marks)
Present a very
good discussion
of the features of
budgeting
process.
(3.1 – 3.5 marks)
Present a good
discussion of the
features of
budgeting
process.
(2.1 – 3 marks)
Present a
reasonable
discussion of the
features of
budgeting
process.
(0 – 2 marks)
Unable to
explain the
features of
budgeting
process.
Based on your selected
journal article, discuss
citing examples whether
the budgeting process
satisfies the purpose of
planning, controlling and
evaluating performance.
(5 marks)
(4.1 – 5 marks)
Present an
excellent
discussion of the
relevance of
budgeting
process as a
planning,
control and
evaluation
system, with
examples
provided from
the organisation
discussed in the
selected journal
article
(3.6 – 4 marks)
Present a very
good discussion
of the relevance
of budgeting
process as a
planning, control
and evaluation
system, with
examples
provided from
the organisation
discussed in the
selected journal
(3.1 – 3.5 marks)
Present a good
discussion of the
relevance of
budgeting
process as a
planning, control
and evaluation
system, with
examples
provided from the
organisation
discussed in the
selected journal
(2.1 – 3 marks)
Present a
reasonable
discussion of the
relevance of
budgeting
process as a
planning,
control and
evaluation
system, with
examples
provided from
the organisation
discussed in the
selected journal
company.
(0 – 2 marks)
Unable to
explain the
relevance of
budgeting
process as a
planning, control
and evaluation
system, with
examples
provided from
the organisation
discussed in the
selected journal
The two widely used
practices in preparing
budgets are ‘top
down’ budgeting and
‘bottom up’
budgeting. Identify
and explain the
practice adopted by
the organisation
discussed in your
selected journal article
and further explain
the behavioural
implication of adopted
practice. (5 marks)
(4.1 – 5 marks)
Clear, concise,
compelling
discussion of two
practices. Clearly
identifying the
practice adopted
by the
organisation
discussed in the
selected journal
and an excellent
explanation of
the behavioural
implications of
the adopted
practice.
(3.6 – 4 marks) A
very good
discussion of two
practices. Clearly
identifying the
practice adopted
by the
organisation
discussed in the
selected journal
and very good
explanation of
the behavioural
implications of
the adopted
practice.
(3.1 – 3.5 marks) A
good discussion
of two practices.
Clearly identifying
the practice
adopted by the
organisation
discussed in the
selected journal
but not able to
clearly explain the
behavioural
implications of
the adopted
practice.
(2.1 – 3 marks)
Adequate
discussion of two
practices. Clearly
identifying the
practice adopted
by the
organisation
discussed in the
selected journal
and limited
explanation the
behavioural
implications of
the adopted
practice.
(0 – 2 marks)
Unable to
present a proper
discussion of two
practices. Not
able to identify
the practice
adopted by the
organisation
discussed in the
selected journal.
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HI5017 MANAGERIAL ACCOUNTING INDIVIDUAL ASSIGNMENT T1 2020
Based on your literature
findings (above), critically
evaluate the comment
that ‘traditional budgeting
practices are constraint
on creativity, and the time
and energy spent on
budget formulation is
better spent elsewhere’.
(5 marks)
(4.1 – 5 marks)
Clear, concise,
compelling
discussion of
budgeting’s
relevance in
today’s
competitive and
uncertain
business
environment,
with examples
provided from
the article.
(3.6 – 4 marks)
Present a very
good discussion
of budgeting’s
relevance in
today’s
competitive and
uncertain
business
environment,
with examples
provided from
the article.
(3.1 – 3.5 marks)
Present a good
discussion of
budgeting’s
relevance in
today’s
competitive and
uncertain
business
environment,
with examples
provided from the
article.
(2.1 – 3 marks)
Present a
reasonable
discussion of
budgeting’s
relevance in
today’s
competitive and
uncertain
business
environment,
with examples
provided from
the article.
(0 – 2 marks)
Unable to explain
of target
budgeting’s
relevance in
today’s
competitive and
uncertain
business
environment
Based on your literature
findings (above), would
you recommend the use
of budgeting for
contemporary
organisations for planning
and control purpose?
Explain (5 marks)
(4.1 – 5 marks)
Clear, concise,
compelling
recommendation
of budgeting
systems for
contemporary
organisations to
use for planning
and control
purpose.
(3.6 – 4 marks) A
very good
recommendation
of budgeting
systems for
contemporary
organisations to
use for planning
and control
purpose.
(3.1 – 3.5 marks)
A good
recommendation
of budgeting
systems for
contemporary
organisations to
use for planning
and control
purpose.
(2.1 – 3 marks)
An adequate
recommendation
of budgeting
systems for
contemporary
organisations to
use for planning
and control
purpose.
(0 – 2 marks)
Unable to
present proper
recommendation
of budgeting
systems for
contemporary
organisations to
use for planning
and control
purpose.
Overall Presentation (5
marks)
(4.1 – 5 marks)
Include all
elements and is
very well
presented.
Writing flows
clearly and
sections are
linked very
effectively.
Referencing is
exemplary.
English is used
very effectively
and error-free.
(3.6 – 4 marks)
Include all
elements and is
well presented.
Writing flows
clearly and
sections are
linked
effectively.
Referencing is of
a high standard.
English is used
effectively with
very few errors
present.
(3.1 – 3.5 marks)
Include all
elements and is
generally
presented
appropriately.
Writing mostly
flows well and
sections are
linked.
Referencing is in
accordance with
guidelines.
English is used
effectively with
few errors
present.
(2.1 – 3 marks)
Include most
elements and is
adequately
presented.
Writing
sometimes does
not flow clearly
leaving
the paper to
seem
disjointed in
areas.
Referencing is
somewhat in
accordance with
guidelines. Basic
English is used
with some errors
present.
(0 – 2 marks)
Lack key
elements and is
poorly
presented.
Writing does not
flow clearly
leaving the
paper to seem
disjointed.
Referencing is
not in
accordance with
relevant
guidelines. Basic
English is used
with errors
present.
Total Marks (30)
/30
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HOLMES INSTITUTE
FACULTY OF
HIGHER EDUCATION
Assessment Details and Submission Guidelines
Trimester
T1 2020
Unit Code
HI5017
Unit Title
Managerial Accounting
Assessment Type
Assignment
Assessment Title
Individual Reflective Journal
Purpose of the
assessment (with ULO
Mapping)
The purpose of this assessment is to ensure each student is able to document a
critical reflection of their personal learning process, as experienced during this unit
(ULO 1).
Weight
10% of the total assessments
Total Marks
10
Word limit
1,000 words. Please use “word count” and include in assignment.
Due Date
Week 11 Friday at 11.59 p.m.
Submission Guidelines
• Students should complete the reflective journal individually.
• All work must be submitted on Blackboard by the due date along with a
completed Assignment Cover Page.
• The assignment must be in MS Word format, no spacing, 12-pt Arial font and 2
cm margins on all four sides of your page with appropriate section headings
and page numbers.
• Reference sources must be cited in the text of the report, and listed
appropriately at the end in a reference list using Harvard referencing style.
• It is the responsibility of the student who is submitting the work, to ensure that
the work is in fact her/his own work. Incorporating another’s work or ideas into
one’s own work without appropriate acknowledgement is an academic
offence. Students should submit all assignments for plagiarism checking on
Blackboard before final submission in the subject. For further details, please
refer to the Unit Outline and Student Handbook.
HI5017 MANAGERIAL ACCOUNTING INDIVIDUAL REFLECTIVE JOURNAL T1 2020
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Individual Reflective Journal Specifications Purpose:
The Individual Reflective Journal is to ensure each student is able to contribute to document a critical
reflection of their personal learning process, as experienced during this unit. A significant aspect of
the reflective journal will be your reflections on what you learnt and experienced from your individual
assignment.
Assignment Task:
1. Reflections on the selected peer reviewed journal article based on the assignment topic. What
went well, what did not go to plan, how did you addressed any difficulties, and what had you
learnt from it.
2. Reflections on the research experience. What was enjoyable, what was difficult, what insights
had you gained, and any issues, challenges you experienced.
3. Reflections on what you had learned from the individual assignment, including the relevance of
budgeting as a management technique to businesses today. What insights had you gained and
what had you learnt from it.
Marking criteria:
Marking criteria
Weighting
1. Reflections on the selected peer reviewed journal articles based on
the assignment topics.
3%
2. Reflections on the research experience
3%
3. Reflections on what were learned from the individual assignment
4%
TOTAL Weight
10%
HI5017 MANAGERIAL ACCOUNTING INDIVIDUAL REFLECTIVE JOURNAL T1 2020
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Marking Rubric
Excellent
Very Good
Good
Satisfactory
Unsatisfactory
1. Reflections on
the selected peer
reviewed journal
article based on
the assignment
topics.
(3 marks)
Excellent reflections
on the selected
peer reviewed
journal article
based on the
assignment topics.
3 marks
Very good
reflections on
the selected
peer reviewed
journal article
based on the
assignment
topics.
2.5 marks
Good reflections
on the selected
peer reviewed
journal article
based on the
assignment
topics.
2 marks
Reasonable
reflections on
the selected
peer reviewed
journal article
based on the
assignment
topics.
1.5 marks
Unable to
present a
proper
reflection on
the selected
peer reviewed
journal article
based on the
assignment
topics.
1 mark
2.Reflections on
the research
experience
(3 marks)
Excellent reflections
on the research
experience.
3 marks
Very good
reflections on
the research
experience.
2.5 marks
Good reflections
on the
research
experience.
2 marks
Reasonable
reflections on
the research
experience.
1.5 marks
Unable to
present a
proper
reflection on
the research
experience.
1 mark
3. Reflections on
what were
learned from the
individual
assignment
(4 marks)
Excellent reflections
on the insights
gained from the
individual
assignment.
3 marks
Very good
reflections on
the insights
gained from the
individual
assignment.
2.5 marks
Good reflections
on the insights
gained from the
individual
assignment.
2 marks
Reasonable
reflections on
the insights
gained from
the individual
assignment.
1.5 marks
Unable to
present a
proper
reflection on
the insights
gained from
the individual
assignment.
1 mark
Total Marks (10)

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