10 cp Prerequisites Nil Teaching Organisation This unit is taught in the distance education mode and is presented in two parts. Part one consists of 12 topics presented over twelve weeks. There will be a new module (topic) every week. Each module consists of required reading, outcomes, key terms, summary or required reading and an assessment item. Part two consists of residential school sessions.
This is an introductory unit that provides students with basic knowledge and skills in applying accounting techniques at a management standard, suitable for an office situation. Students will learn accounting terminology, financial accounting concepts, accounting standards, basic analysis of financial statements, costing concepts, how to utilise accounting information in short term decision making, and the basics of capital investment analysis and budgetary analysis.