- Code BUSN7006
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by Research School of Accounting & Business Info Syst
- ANU College ANU College of Business and Economics
- Course subject Business
- Areas of interest Accounting, Commerce
- Academic career PGRD
- Mode of delivery In Person
First Semester 2015
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This course aims to
- Promote an understanding of the role of government in a modern democratic society;
- Promote an understanding of the differences between the public sector and the business sector parts of the economy, and the implications of these differences for financial management, accounting and budgeting;
- Promote an understanding of some major issues in public sector financial management, accounting and budgeting; and
- Provide possible solutions to some of the above issues.
In short any accounting or business student who is planning to work in Canberra should do this course.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
Upon successful completion of the requirements of this course, students will be able to:
- Explain the role of government in a modern democratic society;
- Critcally evaluate the differences between the public sector and the business sector of the economy, and the implications of these differences for financial management, accounting and budgeting;
- understand some major issues in public sector financial management, accounting and budgeting
- Be able to analyse and propose solutions to the major issues in public sector financial management, accounting and budgeting
See the course outline on the College courses page. Outlines are uploaded as they become available.
Group Seminar Paper 30%
Individual Research Paper 30%
Final Examination 40%
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Students taking this course are expected to commit at least 10 hours a week to completing the work. This will include 3 hours per week in class and at least 7 hours a week on average (including non-teaching weeks) on course, reading, writing and assignment work.
Requisite and Incompatibility
It is assumed that students have an understanding of basic accounting concepts, including accrual accounting and budgeting.
Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.
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- Unit value:
- 6 units
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|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|3344||16 Feb 2015||06 Mar 2015||31 Mar 2015||29 May 2015||In Person||N/A|