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MGX5440 - Public sector financial management

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

Postgraduate Faculty of Business and Economics

Leader: Dr Gaby Ramia


Caulfield Second semester 2007 (Evening)
Caulfield Second semester 2007 (Off-campus)


The impact of financial resource allocation and management within the public sector. Implications of the integrated management cycle of resource management used extensively in public sector planning, budgeting and resource allocation, performance management and direction (implementation), reporting and review, and input to planning for the next resource allocation cycle. The emphasis is to develop each part of the cycle as an integral part of the management of resources, and demonstrate the importance of integrating finance, human and organisational resources into an overall planning structure.


The learning goals associated with this unit are to:


Individual assignment (1500 words): 20%
Individual assignment (2500 words): 30%
Individual assignment (4500 words): 50%

Contact hours

3-hour class per week


Students must have completed 24 points at 9000-level.