Financial Information for Decision Making

ACC10007 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn, Online, Sarawak Available to incoming Study Abroad and Exchange students

Duration

  • One Semester or equivalent
     

Contact hours

  • 24 hours face to face + blended

On-campus unit delivery combines face-to-face and digital learning. For Online unit delivery, learning is conducted exclusively online.

2023 teaching periods

Swinburne Online

Teaching Period 2

Dates:
10 Jul 23 - 8 Oct 23

Results:
31 Oct 23

Last self enrolment:
23 Jul 23

Census:
4 Aug 23

Last withdraw without fail:
25 Aug 23

More teaching periods
Hawthorn

Higher Ed. Semester 1

Dates:
27 Feb 23 - 28 May 23

Results:
4 Jul 23

Last self enrolment:
12 Mar 23

Census:
31 Mar 23

Last withdraw without fail:
14 Apr 23

Swinburne Online

Teaching Period 1

Dates:
13 Mar 23 - 11 Jun 23

Results:
4 Jul 23

Last self enrolment:
26 Mar 23

Census:
7 Apr 23

Last withdraw without fail:
28 Apr 23

Hawthorn

Higher Ed. Semester 2

Dates:
31 Jul 23 - 29 Oct 23

Results:
5 Dec 23

Last self enrolment:
13 Aug 23

Census:
31 Aug 23

Last withdraw without fail:
15 Sep 23


Aims and objectives

The aim of this unit 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.
 
Unit Learning Outcomes (ULO)
Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:
 
1. Discuss and evaluate the role that financial information plays in practice within an environment of business decision making. 
2. Apply accounting tools to prepare financial reports for both external and internal business use. 
3. Research and evaluate financial information in order to solve problems and to aid business decision making. 
4. Organise and communicate financial information, supported by well-reasoned arguments as appropriate. 
5. Work both independently and as a member of a diverse team.