Hobart, Launceston, Cradle Coast
This unit will provide you with an understanding of financial concepts, practices and tools used to measure and assess the financial performance of a business within the business operating environment. Throughout the unit, case studies, tasks and simulations will develop your skills and knowledge to apply financial practices and processes to create financial statements and reports for business.
The unit focuses on how business managers can ensure financial sustainability of a business, the importance of quality financial information for informing business decisions and future plans including forecasting and risk assessment. You will develop an understanding of business finance to communicate a business financial position and plans to internal and external stakeholders.
In conjunction with the discipline theory, this unit introduces learning through practice by exposing you to authentic learning experiences. These experiences are placed at the centre of learning and assessment, so you have the opportunity to develop the skills, knowledge and behaviours necessary to respond to industry, community and/or global needs.
You will be introduced to:
*a range of methods, tools, techniques and approaches to practice
*principles and perspectives such as values, ethics, empathy and leadership in real world scenarios
*reflection and deliberative thinking as a means of developing knowledge, skills, attitudes and aspirations
*ways of understanding problems and developing solutions through active inquiry.
|Unit name||Business Finance|
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
|Launceston||Semester 1||On-Campus||Off-Campus||International||Domestic Domestic|
|Launceston||Semester 2||On-Campus||Off-Campus||International||Domestic Domestic|
|Cradle Coast||Semester 1||On-Campus||Domestic|
|Cradle Coast||Semester 2||On-Campus||Domestic|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
* 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).
- Identify and describe business finance structures, practices and concepts
- Apply financial processes and strategies for business decision-making
- Analyse and communicate financial information to internal and external parties
- Reflect on and evaluate relevant behaviours and skills required for business financial management
|Field of Education||Commencing Student Contribution 1||Grandfathered Student Contribution 1||Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2||Domestic Full Fee|
1 Please refer here more information on student contribution amounts.
2 Information on eligibility and Approved Pathway courses can be found here
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Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.
You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:
ZAA103 Business Finance
ZAB105 Agribusiness Finance
ZAB115 Agribusiness Finance
BFA103 Accountability and Accounting
Blended mode: Online content, full-day workshop (x2), weekly tutorials
AT1: Business Summary(20%)
AT2: Report to the Board (50%)
AT3: Business Finance Application Presentation (30%)
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