Add accounting skills and knowledge to your arsenal and use them to inform your business decisions. Run through accounting reporting and recording methods. Zero in on working capital. Explore this study area from the perspective of a business manager.
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20 Jul 2020
Australia's largest dual-sector institute, offering both TAFE and higher education, RMIT University proudly delivers work-related education and practical research relevant to current business and community needs. More than 60,000 students study with RMIT, and many of their degrees are available through Open Universities Australia.
This subject provides you with knowledge and skills of the fundamentals of accounting in the financial decision-making process. You will examine the accounting recording and reporting system, and analyse and interpret accounting information to make decisions within an organisation. You will investigate the key measures of financial performance and develop your ability to use accounting data to make informed business decisions. You will learn to prepare a budget, undertake cash flow analysis and learn how to implement basic cost accounting tools. This subject will also introduce sustainability accounting.
This subject draws on student experience as managers in industry (including experience in operating internationally and locally), and emphasises the importance of accounting in a business context.
This subject also emphasises the importance of the practice of sound business ethics as organisations seek to achieve their business goals and objectives.