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Monash University Handbook 2010 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
OfferedGippsland First semester 2010 (Day)
Gippsland First semester 2010 (Off-campus)


Topics include overview of business environment, accounting reports, capital investment analysis, financial decisions, sources of finance, management of working capital, tools of financial analysis, budgeting and performance measure.


The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  1. prepare basic financial reports for a small to medium size business
  2. analyse, communicate and present arguments based on accounting information
  3. critically assess the performance of a business through performance evaluation and cost volume profit analysis
  4. apply critical thinking, problem solving and presentation skills to individual and/or group activities dealing with financial management
  5. demonstrate in an individual summative assessment task the acquisition of a comprehensive understanding of the topics covered by AFW1004.


Within semester assessment: 30%
Examination (3 hours): 70%

Chief examiner(s)

Les Hardy

Contact hours

3 hours per week


Not available to Bachelor of Business and Commerce students.