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Introduction to Commerce

Non-Award | CUR-UNR05 | 2024

Begin to build a foundational understanding of economics and how it affects business and society. Address concepts such as supply and demand, inflation and budgeting. Get a sense of where the fields of accounting and law fit in in a business context.

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Study method
100% online
Subject may require attendance
Enrol by
19 May 2024
Entry requirements
No ATAR needed,
No prior study
13 weeks
Start dates
27 May 2024,
25 Nov 2024

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Introduction to Commerce

About this subject

  • At the completion of this subject students will be able to:

    1. explain the basic financial, economic, marketing and legal foundations which underpin society and business and how they are applied in the real world
    2. analyse the various marketing strategies businesses undertake in the promotion of a product, and the impact of global marketing on products
    3. analyse the economic principles and markets which affect cash flow, wealth and income from the perspective of the individual as well as public and private enterprises
    4. explain the legal implications when an individual or business enters into contractual arrangements with third parties
    5. explain the various accounting tools used in the setting up and continuing operation of a small business.

Entry requirements

No entry requirements

Additional requirements

  • Equipment requirements - Audio/Visual equipment

Study load

0.125 EFTSL
This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.

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