Business Decision Making (11009.2)
|Available teaching periods||Delivery mode||Location|
|View teaching periods|| Flexible
| UC - Canberra, Bruce
UC - University of Canberra College, Bruce
UC - TAFE NSW Northern Sydney, St Leonard's
|0.125||3||Faculty Of Business, Government & Law|
|Discipline||Study level||HECS Bands|
|Canberra Business School||Level 1 - Undergraduate Introductory Unit|| Band 4 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan 2021)
Band 4 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan Social Work_Exclude 0905)
Band 5 2021 (Commenced Before 1 Jan 2021)
Learning outcomesUpon successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
1. Apply cost classifications and cost behaviour to a range of decisions, including budgeting;
2. Interpret the impact a range of transactions and events will have on financial reports;
3. Develop spreadsheet models to support simple decision making in a variety of contexts;
4. Apply a systems approach to facilitate decision making;
5. Apply cost-benefit analysis concepts to various business decision making contexts; and
6. Demonstrate how a range of psychological factors influence decision makers.
Graduate attributes1. UC graduates are professional - employ up-to-date and relevant knowledge and skills
1. UC graduates are professional - communicate effectively
1. UC graduates are professional - use creativity, critical thinking, analysis and research skills to solve theoretical and real-world problems
1. UC graduates are professional - display initiative and drive, and use their organisation skills to plan and manage their workload
2. UC graduates are global citizens - communicate effectively in diverse cultural and social settings
2. UC graduates are global citizens - make creative use of technology in their learning and professional lives
3. UC graduates are lifelong learners - adapt to complexity, ambiguity and change by being flexible and keen to engage with new ideas
3. UC graduates are lifelong learners - evaluate and adopt new technology
Equivalent units5617 Accounting for Managers
|Year||Location||Teaching period||Teaching start date||Delivery mode||Unit convener|
|2022||UC - Canberra, Bruce||Semester 1||07 February 2022||Flexible||Dr Peter Graham|
|2022||UC - University of Canberra College, Bruce||UC College Trimester 2||20 June 2022||On-Campus||Mrs Lili Zhang|
|2022||UC - Canberra, Bruce||Semester 2||01 August 2022||Flexible||Dr Peter Graham|
|2022||UC - TAFE NSW Northern Sydney, St Leonard's||Semester 2||01 August 2022||On-Campus||Dr Peter Graham|
|2022||UC - University of Canberra College, Bruce||UC College Trimester 3||17 October 2022||On-Campus||Mrs Lili Zhang|
Required Texts - These can be purchased online as a "digital vale pack" through Pearson Australia. Details on how to purchase them will be provided on the Canvas website.
Atrill, McLaney & Harvey (2018). Accounting for Non-Specialists. 7th Edition. Pearson Australia. Melbourne, Australia.
Richardson (2018). Business Analytics for Decision Making, Custom ebook. Pearson Australia. Melbourne, Australia.
Robbins (2015). Decide and Conquer: The Ultimate Guide for Improving your Decision Making. 2nd Edition. Pearson Australia. Melbourne, Australia.
Submission of assessment items
Special assessment requirements
Final grades in this subject will be assessed according to performance in each of the assessment items identified above. In order to pass this unit, you must obtain:
- an overall total score of at least 50% AND
- submit all assessment items marked as mandatory AND
- meet any indicated threshold requirements.
For assessment items marked as mandatory, each piece of assessment must be completed and submitted, but it is not necessary that students pass each individual item of assessment.
For threshold items, students must complete the assessment item and meet the minimum indicated threshold requirement. In this unit, the final examination is a threshold requirement. Students must obtain a minimum of 40% in the final exam and 50% overall to pass the unit.
Students have a responsibility to uphold University standards on ethical scholarship. Good scholarship involves building on the work of others and use of others' work must be acknowledged with proper attribution made. Cheating, plagiarism, and falsification of data are dishonest practices that contravene academic values. Refer to the University's Student Charter for more information.
To enhance understanding of academic integrity, all students are expected to complete the Academic Integrity Module (AIM) at least once during their course of study. You can access this module within UCLearn (Canvas) through the 'Academic Integrity and Avoiding Plagiarism' link in the Study Help site.
Use of Text-Matching Software
The University of Canberra uses text-matching software to help students and staff reduce plagiarism and improve understanding of academic integrity. The software matches submitted text in student assignments against material from various sources: the internet, published books and journals, and previously submitted student texts.
It is recommended that students attend all lectures and tutorials. Students must submit all pieces of assessment.
Required IT skills
Students need to know how to access the University of Canberra's Learnonline system. Students need to know how to use Microsoft Word and will also be exposed to introductory level Microsoft Excel techniques.
Work placement, internships or practicums
- Semester 1, 2022, Flexible, UC - Canberra, Bruce (206232)
- UC College Trimester 3, 2021, On-Campus, UC - University of Canberra College, Bruce (204010)
- Semester 2, 2021, On-Campus, UC - TAFE NSW Northern Sydney, St Leonard's (202985)
- Semester 2, 2021, Flexible, UC - Canberra, Bruce (209051)
- UC College Trimester 2, 2021, On-Campus, UC - University of Canberra College, Bruce (202803)
- Semester 1, 2021, Flexible, UC - Canberra, Bruce (204079)
- UC College Trimester 1, 2021, On-Campus, UC - University of Canberra College, Bruce (202709)
- UC College Trimester 3, 2020, On-Campus, UC - University of Canberra College, Bruce (203477)
- Global Pathways Program Semester 2, 2020, On-Campus, UCI - SVKM's Institute of International Studies, Mumbai (197945)
- Semester 2, 2020, On-Campus, UC - TAFE NSW Northern Sydney, St Leonard's (197960)
- Semester 2, 2020, On-Campus, UC - Canberra, Bruce (197959)
- UC College Trimester 2, 2020, On-Campus, UC - University of Canberra College, Bruce (197947)
- Semester 1, 2020, On-Campus, UC - Global Business College of Australia, Melbourne (197958)
- Semester 1, 2020, On-Campus, UC - Canberra, Bruce (197956)
- UC College Trimester 1, 2020, On-Campus, UC - University of Canberra College, Bruce (197946)