ACC5502 Accounting and Financial Management
Students are required to have access to a personal computer, e-mail capabilities and Internet access to UConnect. Current details of computer requirements can be found at http://www.usq.edu.au/ict/students/standards/default.htm.
Accounting and finance knowledge is crucial in effectively managing organisations. This course aims to provide an understanding of accounting and finance tools and concepts that would give you confidence in using financial information when making decisions, in searching for financial information and in questioning financial information provided. Covered will be the use and interpretation of financial reports and budgets to help plan, control and evaluate in today's business environment. The exploration of the consequent political and behavioural effects of the use of accounting and finance in organisations will also be covered and this will help develop your understanding of accounting and finance in practice.