INTRODUCTION TO ACCOUNTING AND FINANCE

BUS5IAF

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline



This subject provides an introduction to key concepts, theories and practical applications associated with accounting and finance in diverse organizational contexts. The content of the subject will cover the nature of the accounting and financial environment and the types of accounting and financial practice and decision-making required from a business perspective. Students are required to engage with and consider relevant real world examples.


SchoolLa Trobe Business School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorTony Martin

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects BUS5AFS

Equivalent subjects BUS5AFS

Special conditions The following instance is ONLY for students enrolled in LCMPS: City Campus, Week 15-27. Online enrolment is not available for this instance.

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Examine the importance of basic accounting and finance principles.

Activities:
Viewing the online lessons relevant to the topic, attempting the online quizzes, completing the Essay, home study, reading, and attending and participating in the weekly seminars.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills

02. Differentiate the appropriate sources of finance for a firm.

Activities:
Viewing the online lessons relevant to the topic, attempting the online quizzes, completing the Essay, home study, reading, and attending and participating in the weekly seminars.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills

03. Construct, interpret, analyse and communicate information contained in a firms financial statements.

Activities:
Viewing the online lessons relevant to the topic, attempting the online quizzes, completing the Essay, home study, reading, and attending and participating in the weekly seminars.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills

04. Value the securities issued by a firm to raise capital, determine the firms cost of capital, and apply appropriate capital investment decision-making techniques to make and justify recommendations.

Activities:
Viewing the online lessons relevant to the topic, attempting the online quizzes, completing the Essay, home study, reading, and attending and participating in the weekly seminars.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills

05. Prepare budgets, manage working capital, and make appropriate pricing and production decisions.

Activities:
Viewing the online lessons relevant to the topic, attempting the online quizzes, completing the Essay, home study, reading, and attending and participating in the weekly seminars.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

City Campus, 2018, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorTony Martin

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

WorkShop Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Online multiple choice quizzes (1000 words)Broadly equivalent to 1000 words20 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
Individual assignment (500 words)10 01
Individual assignment (5000 words)Calculation based assignment. Broadly equivalent to 5000 words.70 02, 03, 04, 05

City Campus, 2018, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKok-Boon Oh

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.

WorkShop Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Online multiple choice quizzes (1000 words)Broadly equivalent to 1000 words20 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
Individual assignment (500 words)10 01
Individual assignment (5000 words)Calculation based assignment. Broadly equivalent to 5000 words.70 02, 03, 04, 05

City Campus, 2018, Summer 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorTony Martin

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 46
One 2.0 hours unscheduled online class per week in week 46 and delivered via online.

WorkShop Week: 46
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day in week 46 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Online multiple choice quizzes (1000 words)Broadly equivalent to 1000 words20 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
Individual assignment (500 words)10 01
Individual assignment (5000 words)Calculation based assignment. Broadly equivalent to 5000 words.70 02, 03, 04, 05

Melbourne, 2018, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorTony Martin

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 16 - 22
One 2.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 16 to week 22 and delivered via online.

WorkShop Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Online multiple choice quizzes (1000 words)Broadly equivalent to 1000 words20 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
Individual assignment (500 words)10 01
Individual assignment (5000 words)Calculation based assignment. Broadly equivalent to 5000 words.70 02, 03, 04, 05

Melbourne, 2018, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKok-Boon Oh

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 36 - 43
One 2.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 36 to week 43 and delivered via online.

WorkShop Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Online multiple choice quizzes (1000 words)Broadly equivalent to 1000 words20 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
Individual assignment (500 words)10 01
Individual assignment (5000 words)Calculation based assignment. Broadly equivalent to 5000 words.70 02, 03, 04, 05

Melbourne, 2018, Summer 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorTony Martin

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 46
One 2.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day in week 46 and delivered via online.

WorkShop Week: 46
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day in week 46 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Online multiple choice quizzes (1000 words)Broadly equivalent to 1000 words20 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
Individual assignment (500 words)10 01
Individual assignment (5000 words)Calculation based assignment. Broadly equivalent to 5000 words.70 02, 03, 04, 05

Online, 2018, Online StudyPeriod 6, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorTony Martin

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 44 - 50
One 8.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 44 to week 50 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Online multiple choice quizzes (1000 words)Broadly equivalent to 1000 words20 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
Individual assignment (500 words)10 01
Individual assignment (5000 words)Calculation based assignment. Broadly equivalent to 5000 words.70 02, 03, 04, 05

Online, 2018, Online StudyPeriod 2, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorTony Martin

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 16
One 8.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 16 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Online multiple choice quizzes (1000 words)Broadly equivalent to 1000 words20 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
Individual assignment (500 words)10 01
Individual assignment (5000 words)Calculation based assignment. Broadly equivalent to 5000 words.70 02, 03, 04, 05

Online, 2018, Online StudyPeriod 4, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKok-Boon Oh

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 28 - 34
One 8.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 28 to week 34 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Online multiple choice quizzes (1000 words)Broadly equivalent to 1000 words20 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
Individual assignment (500 words)10 01
Individual assignment (5000 words)Calculation based assignment. Broadly equivalent to 5000 words.70 02, 03, 04, 05

Sydney, 2018, Study Period 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorTony Martin

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

WorkShop Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Online multiple choice quizzes (1000 words)Broadly equivalent to 1000 words20 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
Individual assignment (500 words)10 01
Individual assignment (5000 words)Calculation based assignment. Broadly equivalent to 5000 words.70 02, 03, 04, 05

Sydney, 2018, Study Period 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKok-Boon Oh

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 31 - 42
One 2.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 42 and delivered via online.

WorkShop Week: 31 - 42
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Online multiple choice quizzes (1000 words)Broadly equivalent to 1000 words20 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
Individual assignment (500 words)10 01
Individual assignment (5000 words)Calculation based assignment. Broadly equivalent to 5000 words.70 02, 03, 04, 05

Sydney, 2018, Study Period 3, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorTony Martin

Class requirements

Unscheduled Online Class
One 2.0 hours unscheduled online class per week on weekdays during the day and delivered via online.

WorkShop
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Online multiple choice quizzes (1000 words)Broadly equivalent to 1000 words20 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
Individual assignment (500 words)10 01
Individual assignment (5000 words)Calculation based assignment. Broadly equivalent to 5000 words.70 02, 03, 04, 05