Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.
The principal aim of this unit is to provide students with the opportunity to simulate starting and managing a business in the services sector.
In the simulation, students have the opportunity to integrate the principles from the different underlying units and apply business fundamentals in a simulated small business environment.
Within semester assessment: 60%
Minimum total expected workload to achieve the learning outcomes for this unit is 150 hours per semester typically comprising a mixture of scheduled learning activities and independent study. Independent study may include associated readings, assessment and preparation for scheduled activities. The unit requires on average three/four hours of scheduled activities per week. Scheduled activities may include a combination of teacher directed learning, peer directed learning and online engagement.
Basic accounting, costing and financing; Introduction to management