A basic understanding of accounting and financial statements will be assumed
Associated majors: Business Studies; ManagementBachelor of Commerce; Bachelor of Government and Public Management
This topic introduces students to contemporary issues in business and accounting that are both of a practical and theoretical nature, including social and environmental reporting and accounting, critical accounting theory, ethical decision making, codes of ethics, board structures and governance. The topic also develops generic attributes, including research skills, analytical abilities and presentation skills.
This topic aims to introduce students to contemporary issues and challenges facing business professionals today, and to develop research and presentation skills.
Expected learning outcomes
On successful completion of this topic, students will be able to:
undertake a research project on a contemporary issue in business
present findings of their research in a professional manner
demonstrate an understanding of ethical issues faced by professionals
demonstrate an understanding of corporate governance systems and explain why governance is important to organisations
Key dates and timetable
Timetable details for 2019 are no longer published.
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