Cradle Coast, Launceston, Hobart
In this unit you will be introduced to principles, practices and processes that influence business
operations in health and community services, with particular emphasis on balancing consumer focus with commercial business decisions. The foundations of managing financial and human resources, as well as risk, will be explored and you will develop practical skills in planning, budgeting, resourcing,business writing and communication.
|Unit name||Business Principles and Practices in Health and Community Services|
|Coordinator||Mr Nicholas (Nick) Arnott|
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
|Cradle Coast||Semester 2||On-Campus||Domestic|
|Launceston||Semester 2||On-Campus||Off-Campus||Domestic Domestic|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
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- Describe the factors and behaviours that influence business activities, decisions and outcomes.
- Design and deliver business strategies and projects
- Communicate approaches and decisions for managing resources and risk
|Field of Education||Commencing Student Contribution 1||Grandfathered Student Contribution 1||Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2||Domestic Full Fee|
- Available as a Commonwealth Supported Place
- HECS-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility3
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2 x 1.5 hour online tutorials and 1 x 4 hour workshop per semester (on campus or online).
|Assessment||AT1: Multiple Choice Quiz and Short Answer Questions (25%)|AT3: Resource Analysis and Planning (25%)|AT2: Basic Business Proposal – Proposal and Pitch (50%)|
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.
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