|Faculty or Section :||Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts|
|School or Department :||School of Business|
|Student contribution band :||Band 4|
|Grading basis :||Graded|
|Version produced :||20 May 2022|
Pre-requisite: Students enrolled in one of the following Programs: Master of Professional Accounting (MPAC) or Master of Business Administration & Master of Professional Accounting (MBAC) are not eligible for enrolment
The purpose of this course is to develop the ability of non-accountants to use accounting and finance information to increase the effectiveness of their decision making. Understanding, interpreting, analysing and using accounting and finance data has always been essential for business sustainability, however the impacts of globalisation make the learning of accounting and finance tools and concepts an imperative for all managers who want to creatively address problems and find real world solutions.
Accounting and finance knowledge is crucial in effectively managing organisations. This course provides a broad understanding of accounting and finance tools and concepts. These tools are widely used in business practice and successful completion of this course will enable students to make considered and knowledgeable business decisions. The course will cover the use and interpretation of financial and management reports to help plan, control and evaluate in today's business environment.