Courses & Units

Business Principles and Practices in Health and Community Services ZAC107

Cradle Coast, Launceston, Hobart

Introduction

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.

Summary

Unit name Business Principles and Practices in Health and Community Services
Unit code ZAC107
Credit points 12.5
College/School University College
Discipline Applied Health
Coordinator Mr Nicholas (Nick) Arnott
Available as student elective? Yes
Delivered By University of Tasmania

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Cradle Coast Semester 2 On-Campus Domestic
Launceston Semester 2 On-Campus Off-Campus Domestic Domestic
Hobart Semester 2 On-Campus Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
Note

Please check that your computer meets the minimum System Requirements if you are attending via Distance/Off-Campus.

Units are offered in attending mode unless otherwise indicated (that is attendance is required at the campus identified). A unit identified as offered by distance, that is there is no requirement for attendance, is identified with a nominal enrolment campus. A unit offered to both attending students and by distance from the same campus is identified as having both modes of study.

Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 11/7/2022 9/8/2022 29/8/2022 16/10/2022

* 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 2022 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2022 will be available from the 1st October 2021.

About Census Dates

Learning Outcomes

  • 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
090500 $1,828.00 $858.00 $1,002.00 $2,108.00
  • Available as a Commonwealth Supported Place
  • HECS-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility3

1 Please refer here more information on student contribution amounts.
2 Information on eligibility and Approved Pathway courses can be found here
3 Please refer here for eligibility for HECS-HELP
4 Please refer here for eligibility for FEE-HELP

If you have any questions in relation to the fees, please contact UConnect or more information is available on StudyAssist.

Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

2 x 1.5 hour online tutorials and 1 x 4 hour workshop per semester (on campus or online).
 

AssessmentAT1: Multiple Choice Quiz and Short Answer Questions (25%)|AT3: Resource Analysis and Planning (25%)|AT2: Basic Business Proposal – Proposal and Pitch (50%)
TimetableView the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable

Textbooks

Required

Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.

LinksBooktopia textbook finder

The University reserves the right to amend or remove courses and unit availabilities, as appropriate.