- Code POGO8080
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by Policy and Governance Program
- ANU College ANU College of Asia and the Pacific
- Course subject Policy and Governance
- Areas of interest Policy Studies
- Academic career PGRD
- EmPr Keith Houghton
- Mode of delivery In Person
Summer Session 2016
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This course is offered 27, 28, 29 January, 2 and 3 February 2016
The course provides a user perspective on the role of financial reporting and analysis of organisations in a public sector context and budgeting with such organizations. Through a series of seminars, case studies and exercises, you will acquire confidence in using the concepts and vocabulary of accounting and finance and an ability to analyse organisational performance and resource allocation. You will become familiar with the format and use of financial statements and the role of accounting in making decisions.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:On completion of the course, students will be able:
1. To have an understanding of the terminology and concepts in financial reporting and budgeting of both public and private sector entities;
2. To effectively review and evaluate financial information provided in published financial statements;
3. To explain the methods of certain accounting policy choices;
4. To be able to distinguish between relevant and irrelevant information in key financial decision-making;
5. To understand the fundamentals of nature of costs within entities;
6. To understand the basics of an entity's budgeting process and budget outcomes
Quiz 20%, Assignments 80%
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|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|1554||22 Jan 2016||27 Jan 2016||05 Feb 2016||10 Mar 2016||In Person||N/A|