Courses & Units

Business Principles and Practices in Health and Community Services ZAC107

Hobart, Launceston, Cradle Coast

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
Faculty/School University College
Discipline Applied Health
Coordinator

Dr Anne Heath

Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Term 4 On-Campus Domestic
Launceston Term 4 On-Campus Domestic
Cradle Coast Term 4 On-Campus Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Term 4 12/10/2020 2/11/2020 17/11/2020 18/12/2020

* 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 2020 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2020 will be available from the 1st October 2020.

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Learning Outcomes

1. Recognise, describe and assess the internal and external factors that influence and guide business activities and decisions.
2. Identify and apply tools and processes for the management of finances, human resources and risk.
3. Apply business principles, practices and processes to enable the planning, design and delivery of consumer-directed business strategies.

4. Identify, evaluate and use relevant discipline tools and techniques
5. Identify and evaluate relevant behaviours, principles and perspectives in the workplace
6. Use reflective and deliberative thinking to generate plans for self-development
7. Apply practice and discipline based skills and knowledge to communicate solutions to real world problems.

Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Field of Education
1 2020: $835.00 090500

Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.

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

Teaching

Assessment

AT1: Multiple choice quiz and short answer questions (25%)

AT2: Business project proposal (50%)

AT3: Resource analysis and planning (25%)

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Textbooks

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