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Monash University Handbook 2010 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
OfferedNot offered in 2010


Topics include overview of business environment, accounting reports, capital investment analysis, financial decisions, sources of finance, management of working capital, tools of financial analysis, budgeting and performance measure.


The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  1. prepare basic financial reports for a small to medium size business
  2. analyse, communicate and present arguments based on accounting information
  3. critically assess the performance of a business through performance evaluation and cost volume profit analysis
  4. apply critical thinking, problem solving and presentation skills to individual and/or group activities dealing with financial management.


Within semester assessment: 30%
Examination (3 hours): 70%


AFW1004. Not available to Bachelor of Business and Commerce students.