Hobart, Launceston, Cradle Coast
This unit is being phased out, no new enrolments are being taken.
This unit introduces the rationale and basic approaches behind costing and feasibility analysis. Effective business managers determine whether changes or initiatives in business operations are financially feasible, and justify their rationale. You will explore small scale changes involving existing operations, to larger scale investments involving capital expenditure. Case studies are used to illustrate the importance of being able to calculate costs and returns and make judgements about financial feasibility. You will undertake a process of appreciative enquiry with an industry scenario to analyse its costing and feasibility.
|Unit name||Business Costing and Feasibility|
Derek Le Marchant
|Available as student elective?||No|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
|Cradle Coast||Term 4||On-Campus||Domestic|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
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D1. Identify and explain rationale and approaches to costing and feasibility of business operational changes or initiatives
D2. Describe and apply ideas and concepts of financial decision-making
D3. Collate and analyse data to make simple calculations of costs and benefits
Practice & Portfolio ILOs
P1. Identify, evaluate and use relevant discipline tools and techniques
P2. Identify and evaluate relevant behaviours, principles and perspectives in the workplace
P3. Use reflective and deliberative thinking to generate plans for self-development
P4. Apply practice and discipline based skills and knowledge to communicate solutions to real world problems.
|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Field of Education|
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Blended mode: Online content, full-day workshop (x2), weekly tutorials
Tutorial exercise (10%), cost-benefit analysis (30%), group pitch (20%), case study (40%)
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