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This course introduces accounting and financial management to non-accountants. It aims to provide an understanding of the main accounting concepts and the practical use of accounting and financial information for decision making and the achievement of business goals.
|Faculty||Faculty of Business and Law|
|School||Newcastle Business School|
Trimester 1 - 2014 (Singapore)
Trimester 1 - 2014 (Newcastle City Precinct)
Trimester 1 - 2014 (Sydney Bathurst Street)
Trimester 2 - 2014 (Newcastle City Precinct)
Trimester 2 - 2014 (Sydney Bathurst Street)
Trimester 2 - 2014 (WebLearn GradSchool)
Trimester 3 - 2014 (Singapore) (UoN Singapore)
Trimester 3 - 2014 (Newcastle City Precinct)
Trimester 3 - 2014 (Sydney Bathurst Street)
On successful completion of this course students will be able to: 1. Demonstrate knowledge of the main principles behind the preparation and interpretation of financial statements; 2. Analyse the cash flow, financial performance and financial position of a business using published financial statements; 3. Explain the ways in which accounting contributes to financial management and apply this knowledge 4. Apply cost-volume-profit analysis; 5. Apply cost accounting concepts in management decision making; 6. Construct and analyse budgets; 7. Demonstrate knowledge of the application of capital budgeting methods and describe the sources of financing.
The topics in this course include the following: 1. Introduction to accounting and financial management; 2. Measuring and reporting financial position, financial performance and cash flows; 3. Accounting and reporting for limited companies; 4. Cost-volume-profit and marginal analysis; 5. Cost accounting and reporting systems; 6. Budgeting; 7. Capital budgeting; 8. Basic financing decisions.
|Modes of Delivery||Distance Learning : IT Based
|Timetable||2014 Course Timetables for GSBS6200|