Undergraduate | GRF-GBS106 | 2024
Why Money Matters
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An online business course that sets you up with skills in accounting, finance, and economics. Topics include financial statements, budgeting, and scams to look out for. Manage money effectively and make informed investment decisions.
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- Study method
- 100% online
- 100% online
- Start dates
- 15 July 2024,
- 4 Nov 2024,
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- Entry requirements
- No ATAR needed,
- No prior study
- 13 weeks
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Why Money Matters
About this subject
After successfully completing this subject you should be able to:
- Examine monetary flows in the economy and how they affect businesses, households and organizations.
- Apply core skills in economics, budgeting and finance for effective financial decision-making in business contexts.
- Identify key drivers of economic disadvantage and best practice strategies for alleviating economic disadvantage for social groups and individuals.
- Intro to money, exchange and markets
- Circular flow of money and the economy
- Financial system
- Governing the financial system
- Financial statements - introduction
- Financial statements - extended
- Developing financial capabilities
- Saving and investing
- Inequality and poverty
- Global financial flows and our economy
- Scams, ethics and consumer protection
In an increasingly complex financial system, independence and effective decision making are important life skills. In business, financial skills drive profitability within the rules and regulations of government, institutions and organisations. In this course you will understand basic monetary flows in the economy, and the interrelationships and dependencies between money, society, groups and organisations, locally and globally. You will develop core skills in financial literacy for business and an understanding of the key principles of accounting, finance and economics. Sound accounting, finance and economics skills are sought by employers in any business graduate, as they enable a solid understanding of the principles that drive enterprise toward success.
Students should not enrol in this subject if they have completed 1006GBS Why Money Matters at Griffith University.
- Online Quiz (20%)
- Assignment - Financial Decision Making (40%)
- Post Covid-19 Video Presentation (Individual) (40%)
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