Courses & Units

Financial Resource Management JNB159




This unit aims to introduce you to the type of financial information that managers can expect to receive and to the techniques that can be used for analysing this information for decision making and control purposes in the business environment. This unit covers core concepts of financial accounting, i.e. accounting principles, financial reports preparation and analysis and cash budgeting, and management accounting such as the Cost-Volume-Profit analysis and cost management. It also introduces you to the fundamentals of finance and the techniques, such as capital budgeting, used for making business decisions.


Unit name Financial Resource Management
Unit code JNB159
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Sciences and Engineering
Australian Maritime College
Discipline Maritime and Logistics Management

Mr Martin Crees-Morris

Teaching staff

Mr Martin Crees-Morris

Level Introductory
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No


Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Launceston Semester 1 On-Campus Off-Campus International International Domestic Domestic


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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 25/2/2019 22/3/2019 15/4/2019 2/6/2019

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2019 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2019 will be available from the 1st October 2018.

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Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
3 2019: $1,369.00 2019: $2,611.00 080101

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You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following units:

JNB217 and JNB226

Mutual Exclusions

You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:

JNB217 and JNB226 and BFA103


Teaching Pattern

On-campus: 1 x 3 hour class weekly comprising lecture and tutorial components.

Off-Campus/Distance: Online study guide and readings.


On-campus: Coursework 60%, Examination 40%

Off-Campus/Distance: Coursework 60%, Take-home Examination 40%

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