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Accounting: ACCT 5016: Management Accounting M - Major Assignment

1. ACCT 5016: Management Accounting M

This guide was created to assist you with finding resources and developing skills for your major assignment. This assignment includes:

​ An oral presentation and accompanying slides

 A report

For full assessment details please consult your course outline.

2. How to plan your search

Start your assignment by planning your search. Watch this short video about how to effectively search on your topic.

3. How to search the Library catalogue

Search the Library Catalogue

Basic searching

Use the search box on the Library website to try out the keywords and phrases you've identified. Here are some examples of searches:

You can also try your search terms in specialised accounting databases.

 Remember to use the menu on the left to limit to select publication date ranges and choose the type of resource you want to look at.

5. How to build an effective argument

 Watch these two short videos on how to build an effective argument:


6. How to write a report

Now that you have done your research it is time to put all of your information together.

Watch this short video (approx 3 mins) for tips on how to write a report or access the overview document at the bottom of this box.

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7. Oral presentation tips

Improve your presentation skills with this LinkedIn Learning course, Presenting as a Team, which contains several short videos. There are also some written guides created by the Student Engagement Unit which may assist you:

8. How to work effectively in a team

Watch the above video about how to effectively work in a team. Have a look at the below resources developed by the Student Engagement Unit for more information.

9. Referencing help

Referencing Roadmap (Harvard)

Need help referencing? Follow the roadmap!

The Referencing Roadmap (Harvard) shows you how to reference using the Harvard-UniSA style.