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Unit of Study ACC81210 - Accounting for Managers (Online) (2016)

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Learning outcomes and graduate attributes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

GA1: Intellectual rigour, GA2: Creativity, GA3: Ethical practice, GA4: Knowledge of a discipline, GA5: Lifelong learning, GA6: Communication and social skills, GA7: Cultural competence
GA1 GA2 GA3 GA4 GA5 GA6 GA7
1 read and interpret financial statements for a business entity
2 analyse and critically evaluate business performance and position using information contained in financial statements
3 analyse business internal accounting information to evaluate working capital management performance of a business
4 from cost and revenue data, apply techniques in deciding upon alternative courses of action and implements budgets in decision making for an organisation
5 choose and organise relevant financial information in deciding the appropriate financing strategy for a business.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. read and interpret financial statements for a business entity
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
  2. analyse and critically evaluate business performance and position using information contained in financial statements
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
  3. analyse business internal accounting information to evaluate working capital management performance of a business
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
  4. from cost and revenue data, apply techniques in deciding upon alternative courses of action and implements budgets in decision making for an organisation
    • GA1:
    • GA2:
    • GA4:
  5. choose and organise relevant financial information in deciding the appropriate financing strategy for a business.
    • GA1:
    • GA2:
    • GA4:

Prescribed learning resources

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Prescribed Learning Resources may change in future Teaching Periods.