Study an overview of accounting and financial management to support good decision making and performance in the business world. Looking toward ethical business practice, this subject offers key concepts and practical applications for non-specialists.
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27 Jul 2020
Established in 1991 after amalgamating four eastern Australian Catholic tertiary institutes, Australian Catholic University now has seven campuses, from Brisbane to Melbourne and welcomes students of all beliefs. Specialising in arts, business, education, health sciences, law, theology and philosophy, ACU encourages its students to think critically and ethically and bring change to their communities and offer this online through Open Universities Australia.
It has been proven that a lack of knowledge and ethical accounting and financial analysis skills is catastrophic to the business world. This subject provides a broad-based introduction to accounting and finance to enable you to acquire an understanding of the main concepts and their practical application in management decision making without in-depth technical detail. This subject will provide you with a non-specialist grounding in accounting and financial management so that you can appreciate the financial dimensions of decisions within business. Moreover, the subject is grounded in the role of ethics and corporate social responsibility within the context of financial management in the promotion of the common good. The subject will enable you to recognise the impact of economic transactions on a business’ financial and operating capability. The aim of this subject is to enable you to develop essential accounting and financial planning and forecasting skills required for organisation management.
Assessment is an integral part of the learning process. Assessment tasks in BUSN602 are aimed at measuring and developing student’s achievement of both the learning outcomes and graduate attributes noted above.