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BU1002 - Accounting for Decision Making

Credit points: 3
Year: 2015
Student Contribution Band: Band 3
Administered by: College of Business, Law & Governance

This subject is an introduction to accounting information systems including accounting concepts and the application and interpretation of accounting information using professional ethics for decision making. It focuses on the following areas: an understanding of accounting reports, analysis of accounting information and the use of accounting information in various business decisions.

Learning Outcomes

  • explain the nature of accounting and contextual factors that underpin the operation of business accounting systems from five different perspectives: governance and ethics; financial accounting v. managerial accounting; national and international environments; government and private sector regulatory environment; and business structures;
  • explain the structure, elements, components, users, uses and limitations of the prime general purpose financial reports (GPFRs) and their interrelationships: balance sheet, income statement and statement of cash flows;
  • appropriately apply financial decision-making tools; financial statement analysis, cost-volume profit analysis, budgets;
  • examine business reports, i.e. annual reports and GPFRs, to assess particular data for financial/economic decision making.
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Combinations:
BU1902 CO1002 CO1101

Availabilities

Cairns, Study Period 1, Internal
Census Date 26-Mar-2015
Coordinator: Ms Jodie Maxfield
Lecturer: <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 50 hours - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops; Lecturer directed activities.
Assessment: end of semester exam (65%); assignments (25%); online quizzes (10%).

JCU Brisbane, Study Period 21, Internal
Census Date 02-Apr-2015
Coordinator: Ms Jodie Maxfield
Lecturers: Mrs Rachna Sharma, <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 50 hours - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops
Assessment: end of semester exam (65%); assignments (25%); online quizzes (10%).

JCU Brisbane, Study Period 22, Internal
Census Date 13-Aug-2015
Coordinator: Ms Jodie Maxfield
Lecturers: Mrs Rachna Sharma, <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 50 hours - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops
Assessment: end of semester exam (65%); assignments (25%); online quizzes (10%).

JCU Brisbane, Study Period 23, Internal
Census Date 10-Dec-2015
Coordinator: Ms Jodie Maxfield
Lecturers: <Person not found>, Mrs Rachna Sharma.
Workload expectations:
  • 50 hours - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops
Assessment: end of semester exam (65%); assignments (25%); online quizzes (10%).

JCU Singapore, Study Period 51, Internal
Census Date 09-Apr-2015
Coordinator: Ms Jodie Maxfield
Lecturers: Ms Bibi Hawa, <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 50 hours - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops
Assessment: end of semester exam (65%); assignments (25%); online quizzes (10%).
Restrictions: An enrolment quota applies to this offering.

JCU Singapore, Study Period 52, Internal
Census Date 30-Jul-2015
Coordinator: Ms Jodie Maxfield
Lecturer: <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 50 hours - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops
Assessment: end of semester exam (65%); assignments (25%); online quizzes (10%).
Restrictions: An enrolment quota applies to this offering.

JCU Singapore, Study Period 53, Internal
Census Date 26-Nov-2015
Coordinator: Ms Jodie Maxfield
Lecturer: Dr TY Thong.
Workload expectations:
  • 50 hours - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops
Assessment: end of semester exam (65%); assignments (25%); online quizzes (10%).

Townsville, Study Period 1, Internal
Census Date 26-Mar-2015
Coordinator: Ms Jodie Maxfield
Lecturers: Ms Jodie Maxfield, <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 50 hours - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops; Lecturer directed activities.
Assessment: end of semester exam (65%); assignments (25%); online quizzes (10%).

Townsville, Study Period 2, Internal
Census Date 27-Aug-2015
Coordinator: Ms Jodie Maxfield
Lecturers: Mrs Natasha Garvey, Ms Jodie Maxfield, <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 50 hours - Combined Lectures; Tutorials/Workshops; Lecturer directed activities.
Assessment: end of semester exam (65%); assignments (25%); online quizzes (10%).

Study Period 1, External
Census Date 26-Mar-2015
Coordinator: Ms Jodie Maxfield
Lecturers: Ms Jodie Maxfield, <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 0 hours
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU
Assessment: end of semester exam (65%); assignments (25%); online quizzes (10%).

Study Period 2, External
Census Date 27-Aug-2015
Coordinator: <Person not found>
Lecturers: Mrs Natasha Garvey, Ms Jodie Maxfield, <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 0 hours
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU
Assessment: end of semester exam (65%); assignments (25%); online quizzes (10%).

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