Business Decision Making G (11396.1)
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|School Of Information Systems & Accounting||Graduate Level|| 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 outcomesAfter successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
1. Apply a systems approach to facilitate business decision making;
2. Evaluate a range of behavioural factors and demonstrate how they influence decision makers;
3. Apply cost classifications and cost behaviour to a range of business decisions, including budgeting;
4. Apply cost-benefit analysis concepts to various business decision making contexts;
5. Analyse and Interpret the impact a range of transactions and events will have on business resources; and
6. Critically analyse complex information and develop spreadsheet models to support decision making in a variety of contexts.
Graduate attributes1. UC graduates are professional - communicate effectively
1. UC graduates are professional - display initiative and drive, and use their organisation skills to plan and manage their workload
1. UC graduates are professional - employ up-to-date and relevant knowledge and skills
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 - work collaboratively as part of a team, negotiate, and resolve conflict
2. UC graduates are global citizens - think globally about issues in their profession
2. UC graduates are global citizens - adopt an informed and balanced approach across professional and international boundaries
2. UC graduates are global citizens - understand issues in their profession from the perspective of other cultures
2. UC graduates are global citizens - communicate effectively in diverse cultural and social settings
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Required Texts - These can be purchased online as a "Digital Value Pack" through Pearson Australia. Details of 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
Recommended Texts - I highly recommend you obtain this as a resource not only for this unit, but also for future units and your career. This can also be acquired online through Pearson.
Robbins (2015) Decide and Conquer: The Ultimate Guide for Improving Your Decision Making, 2nd Edition, Pearson Education Inc, New Jersey, USA
Submission of assessment items
Special assessment requirements
Students who submit all pieces of mandatory assessment, achieve a minimum of 40% in the Final Exam and who achieve an overall mark of 50% will pass the unit.
Required IT skills
Students need to know how to access the University of Canberra's Learnonline system. Students will also be exposed to introductory level Microsoft Excel techniques.
Work placement, internships or practicums
- 10264 Finance for Managers G
- 11009 Business Decision Making
- 5617 Accounting for Managers
- 9501 Financial Management G