In this unit you will develop and apply the skills necessary to succeed in obtaining employment and a career in accounting and finance. As a graduate, it is essential to be able to demonstrate capability in applying technical skills in a contemporary workplace context together with other professional ‘soft’ skills. In your role as an accountant or finance professional, you will be required to apply critical thinking, decision making techniques and effective communication methods in a range of situations. The workshops will consist of expert guest presentations, discussion topics, and role plays. You will create a portfolio of activities that demonstrate your professional qualities and skills in applying your knowledge to generate relevant recommendations and solutions.
|Unit name||Pathway to Accounting and Finance Careers|
|College/School||College of Business & Economics
Tasmanian School of Business and Economics
|Coordinator||Mrs Naomi Walsh|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
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- Evaluate emerging issues in contemporary accounting and finance environments
- Evaluate the effect of individual differences on business careers
- Articulate concise accounting and finance information individually and in teams.
- Propose clear business solutions for management decision-making
|Field of Education||Commencing Student Contribution 1,3||Grandfathered Student Contribution 1,3||Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2,3||Domestic Full Fee 4|
1 Please refer to more information on student contribution amounts.
2 Please refer to more information on eligibility and Approved Pathway courses.
3 Please refer to more information on eligibility for HECS-HELP.
4 Please refer to more information on eligibility for FEE-HELP.
Please note: international students should refer to What is an indicative Fee? to get an indicative course cost.
|Assessment||Post-Workshop Reflection (10%)|Personal Action Plan (20%)|Recommendations Report (30%)|Advice Proposal Presentation (40%)|
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
There is no textbook provided for this unit.
All other class materials and activities will be available on the unit MyLO site.
|Links||Booktopia textbook finder|
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