Accounting and Financial Management

Course code GSBS6200
Available in 2015
2015 Course Timetables

Description

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.

Availability

WebLearn GradSchool

  • Trimester 2 - 2015

Singapore Human Resources Inst

  • Block 4 - 2015

Newcastle City Precinct

  • Trimester 3 - 2015
  • Trimester 2 - 2015
  • Trimester 1 - 2015

UoN Singapore

  • Trimester 3 - 2015 (Singapore)
  • Trimester 2 - 2015 (Singapore)
  • Trimester 1 - 2015 (Singapore)

Sydney Bathurst Street

  • Trimester 3 - 2015
  • Trimester 2 - 2015
  • Trimester 1 - 2015

Learning Outcomes

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.

Content

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.

Replacing Course(s)

This course replaces the following course(s): . Students who have successfully completed are not eligible to enrol in GSBS6200.

Assessment Items

Quiz: In Class Quiz

Project: Presentation - Group Project

Formal Examination: Final examination

Contact Hours

Singapore Human Resources Inst

Lecture

Face to Face On Campus 3 hour(s) per Week for Full Term

Online Activity

Online 3 hour(s) per Week for 12 Weeks starting in week 1

Tutorial

Face to Face On Campus 1 hour(s) per Week for 11 Weeks starting in week 2

Optional tutorials