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Unit of Study ACCT1001 Accounting and Finance for Business (2024)

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On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

review financial statements of the business, Balance Sheet, Income statement and Cash flow statement

undertake a ratio analysis of a company’s financial statements

discuss and apply budgeting, performance measurement, Cost-volume-profit analysis and capital investment techniques to make appropriate business decision

distinguish and compare alternative sources of financing for business.

Teaching and assessment

Teaching method
Short written response50%
Case study30%

Prescribed learning resources

Prescribed Texts
  • 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.
Prescribed Resources/Equipment
  • No prescribed resources/equipment.

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