Assignment Requirements

TACC606 NA_2022T5 Assignment information
Value: 30% of overall assessment
Due date:
Saturday 3 Dec 2022 (Week 6)
Word limit (excluding references): 3000 words
Assignment Requirements:
1) Group:
Students are to form groups of 4, each student’s name must be recorded on the
coversheet otherwise that student will receive zero for the assignment. Also, the
Peer
and Self-Assessment of Teamwork Form
must be submitted together with the
assignment, especially for the groups with unequal members’ contribution.
2) Submission:
Students must submit the assignment online by 11:59 pm (AEDT) on Saturday 3 Dec
2022
. If it’s a group assignment, only the group leader should submit online. Late
penalty
will be at 10% per day.
3) Structure:
Use report structure which must contain the following: report cover page, table of
contents, executive summary, introduction, body, conclusion, recommendations and
bibliography.
4) Formatting and referencing:
The assignment must be word-processed, 1.5 line spacing, and the word size should be
12 with ‘Times new roman’ font type.
Harvard style reference preferred.
You are required to obtain the annual reports of two ASX Top 200 companies in the same
industry and write
a business research report to address the following questions related to the
items included in property, plant and equipment.
1. Review and evaluate the PPE disclosure of your selected companies which may include:
What range of measures is used to determine amounts for these items in the reports of
the individual companies?
Do you think it is valid to add the items, given the measures used?
How would you interpret the total amount for property, plant and equipment in the
financial statements?
Compare the measures used by the different companies for similar items. Are there any
inconsistencies in how similar items are measured by the different companies?
2. Discuss the factors that accountants should consider when setting up company accounting
policy relating to PPE.
3. Detail your view on the subsequent measurement of PPE and provide recommendations to
accounting standard setters.
Please refer to the marking rubric for marking criteria.
TACC606 Assignment Marking Rubric (30 marks)

Q 1
Relevance &
analysis
/10 0 2 4 6 8 10
Not
attempted.
Includes totally
irrelevant and
inappropriate
details with very
poor analysis.
Includes some
appropriate and
relevant details
with poor
analysis.
Includes
reasonably
appropriate and
relevant details
with reasonable
analysis.
Includes mostly
appropriate and
relevant details
with good
analysis.
Includes all
relevant details
with excellent
analysis
Q2
Analysis &
synthesis
/7 0 1 2.5 4 5.5 7
Not
attempted.
Analysis is incomplete
or faulty in one or
more aspects with very
poor synthesis.
Analysis is not
very detailed
with some
incorrect
information and
poor synthesis.
Provide
reasonably
complete and
detailed analysis,
reasonable
synthesis.
Provide mostly
complete and
detailed analysis,
good synthesis.
Provide thorough
analysis and
excellent
synthesis.
Q3
Critical
thinking &
analysis
/7 0 1 2.5 4 5.5 7
Not
attempted.
The review is
inadequate and
insufficient. Very
poor
recommendations.
The review is
generally
adequate but with
little evidence of
critical thinking
and analysis. Poor
recommendations.
The review is
reasonably
adequate. Fairly
sufficient and
relevant analysis is
provided,
demonstrating
some critical
thinking skills.
Reasonable
recommendations.
The review is good
and comprehensive.
Mostly sufficient
and relevant
analysis is provided,
demonstrating good
critical thinking
skills. Good
recommendations.
The review is
excellent and
sophisticated.
Highly sufficient and
relevant analysis is
provided,
demonstrating
excellent critical
thinking skills.
Excellent
recommendations.
Writing skills
(including
structure,
grammar,
spelling,
referencing
style,
etc.)
/6 0 1 2 3.5 5 6
Not
attempted.
Very poor structure,
No clear executive
summary,
introduction,
conclusion and
recommendations
provided,
Very poor
grammatical
expression and
spelling errors,
None or few
references and
citations.
Poor structure,
Brief executive
summary,
introduction,
conclusion and
recommendations
provided but not
particularly clear,
Low levels of
writing ability
evident, simple
expression with
many spelling and
grammatical
errors,
Some references
but lacking in
proper use of a
referencing style.
Clear structure,
Executive summary,
introduction,
conclusion and
recommendations
provided but could
be more concise
and clear,
Average levels of
writing ability with
some spelling and
grammatical errors,
Appropriate
references with
some inaccuracies
in the use of a
referencing style.
Good structure,
Clear executive
summary,
introduction,
conclusion and
recommendations
provided,
High level of writing
ability – clear
concise expression
with few
grammatical or
spelling
inaccuracies,
Appropriate
references with few
inaccuracies in the
use of a referencing
style.
Excellent structure,
Clear, concise and
well expressed
executive summary,
introduction,
conclusion and
recommendations
provided,
Very high level of
writing ability with
no grammatical or
spelling errors,
References accurate
without any
inaccuracies.