|Brisbane - The Hotel School||Session 2||Session 2|
|China - TUST||N/A||Session 1|
|Coffs Harbour||Session 2||Session 2|
|Gold Coast||Session 2,3||Session 2,3|
|Lismore||Session 2||Session 2|
|Melbourne - The Hotel School||Session 1,2,3||Session 1,2,3|
|Online||Session 2,3||Session 2,3|
|Papua New Guinea - IBSU Port Moresby||N/A||Session 2|
|Sydney - The Hotel School||Session 1,2,3||Session 1,2,3|
Introduces the concepts, principles and techniques of accounting and finance used by internal and external decision makers through teacher-directed activities. This unit focuses on providing the fundamental knowledge and skills to enable students to appreciate how accounting and finance is used for planning and control in organisations.
Topic 1: Introduction to the accounting environment
Topic 2: Recording business transactions
Topic 3: Overview of the financial statements I
Topic 4: Overview of the financial statements II
Topic 5: Financial statement analysis
Topic 6: Budgeting
Topic 7: Cost volume profit
Topic 8: Capital investments
Topic 9: Working capital management
Topic 10: Financing the business
Topic 11: Performance management
Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.
Learning outcomes and graduate attributes
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:||GA1||GA2||GA3||GA4||GA5||GA6||GA7|
|1||describe the regulatory, social and ethical context of the business environment||Knowledge of a discipline|
|2||record basic business transactions and produce the four key financial statements||Knowledge of a discipline|
|3||use financial statement analysis techniques to aid internal and external decision making||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline||Communication and social skills|
|4||apply basic costing, budgeting, working capital and capital investment techniques to organisational decision-making||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline|
|5||distinguish and compare alternative sources of business financing||Knowledge of a discipline|
|6||discuss the measurement of organisational performance||Knowledge of a discipline||Communication and social skills|
|7||identify and apply basic accounting and finance tools and techniques in a routine setting.||Intellectual rigour|
- This is an eText available at - http://www.wileydirect.com.au/buy/accounting-business-reporting-decision-making-6th-edition/: Birt, J, Chalmers, K, Maloney, S, Brooks, A & Oliver, J, 2017, Accounting: Business Reporting for Decision Making, 6th edn, John Wiley & Sons Australia, Ltd, Milton, Queensland.
- Birt, J, Chalmers, K, Maloney, S, Brooks, A, Oliver, J & Bond D., 2020, Accounting: Business Reporting for Decision Making, 7th edn, John Wiley & Sons Australia, Ltd, Milton, Queensland. ISBN: 9780730369325.
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Teaching and assessment
Brisbane - The Hotel School
Melbourne - The Hotel School
Papua New Guinea - IBSU Port Moresby
Sydney - The Hotel School
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2020 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 3
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