- Financial reporting - Introduction to financial reports and their use in decision making
- Recording & reporting business transactions using accrual accounting
- Preparation and use of Cash Flow Statement
- Analysis & Interpretation of Financial Reports
- Introduction To Performance Evaluation - Business Unit & Business Unit Manager
- Revenue & Cost Determination
- Cost Behaviour & Cost Volume Profit Analysis (CVP)
- Operational Decision Making
- Printable format materials
You cannot enrol in this unit if you have successfully completed any of the following subject(s) because they are considered academically equivalent:
- USA-ACG11-Accounting for Business
No special requirements
The aim of this subject is to provide a framework to learn accounting concepts. Students will learn how accounting concepts can be applied in business and provide useful information for evaluating and decision-making. Whatever aspect of business students intend to specialise in, they will need to be familiar with the concepts and principles underlying the practice of accounting. Such knowledge will enable students to understand the importance of financial information in decision-making and thereby provide them with the necessary financial literacy for their future roles in the world of business.
Please note: assessment values are indicative only, details will be advised at the start of the subject.
- Assignment 1 - Analysis Task — Group (20-30%) (0%)
- Assignment 2 - Invigilated Exam — Individual (40-60%) (0%)
- Assignment 3 - Individual (20-30%) (0%)
Textbooks are subject to change within the academic year. Students are advised to purchase their books no earlier than one to two months before the start of a subject.
Click on the titles of the listed books below to find out more:
- Accounting: Business Reporting for Decision Making, 6th Edition
- Brooks, Birt, Oliver, Chalmers & Maloney