Accounting for Business Decisions
Run the numbers on budgets and planning spreadsheets. Tally up the financial responsibilities assigned to a business manager’s role. Learn to analyse the liquidity, profitability and stability of an organisation. Get the edge with data driven decisions.
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- 28 Nov 2022
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At the completion of this subject students will be able to:
- apply a variety of financial management techniques to evaluate the liquidity, profitability and financial stability of an organisation
- apply a variety of financial management techniques designed to assist managers in planning and controlling their organisations
- synthesise and communicate diverse financial and non- financial information to allow improved decision making by managers
- assess the impact on managerial behaviour and company strategy of a range of financial and non-financial performance measures.
- Introduction - Accounting; Regulatory Framework ; Corporate Governance
- The Statement of Financial Position (or Balance Sheet): Assets, Liabilities and Equity
- The Statement of Financial Performance: Accounting for Revenue and Expenses
- Introduction to Limited Companies
- The Statement of Cash Flows
- Analysis & Interpretation of Financial Reports Profitability, Efficiency, Liquidity, Gearing and Investment Analysis
- Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Sustainability Accounting
- Cost Management: Cost Behaviour and CVP Analysis (part 1)
- Cost Management: Cost Behaviour and CVP Analysis (part 2)
- Full Costing
- Budgeting for Planning and Control; and Projection of Financial Statements
- Practical Activities and Revision
In order to enrol in this subject, you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:
No additional requirements
This subject was previously known as Financial and Management Accounting for Business.
Develop a strong foundation in financial management for managers and professionals without formal business qualifications. Increase knowledge regarding a company's reported financial position, including practical methods to assess its liquidity, profitability and financial security, which also considers social and environmental reporting issues. Examine management’s use of internal accounting information to enable the effective guidance and control of their organisations, and improved decision making in a changing business environment.
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- Test 1 (25%)
- Research Project Report (35%)
- Final Test (40%)
Current study term: 29 May 22 to 28 Aug 22
Accounting: For Non-Specialists, 7th ed. (also available as an ebook: Atrill Vital E-book (Static) http://www.pearson.com.au/9781488619854)
Atrill, P., et al.
Next study term: 27 Nov 22 to 26 Feb 23
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