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Undergraduate | GRF-AFE114 | 2024

Small Business Accounting

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Explore key small business activities around financial planning and reporting. You’ll learn how to read, prepare, and interpret financial statements. Get practical with budgets. Support informed business decisions.

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Study method
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Start dates
4 Mar 2024,
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Entry requirements
No ATAR needed,
No prior study
13 weeks

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Small Business Accounting

About this subject

  • After successfully completing this course you should be able to:

    1. Describe core accounting concepts used in small business.
    2. Prepare and interpret basic financial statements for small businesses.
    3. Generate budgets to support business decision-making in the context of small businesses.
    4. Apply accounting planning and control tools in a small business context.


    This subject evaluates student performance for Assurance of Learning purposes for the program learning objective (PLO): Identify and critically analyse sources of data to inform evidence based decision making.

Entry requirements

No entry requirements

Equivalent subjects

You should not enrol in this subject if you have successfully completed any of the following subject(s) because they are considered academically equivalent:

  • GRF-AFE112 (Not currently available)

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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Bachelor of Applied Financial Advice

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Bachelor of Business

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