This module grounds students in business administration and allows for the broad understanding of specific areas in business. The financial administration of businesses will be explained which will also include a broad description of accounting fundamentals. A description of business statistics will be provided whilst an explanation will also be provided regarding business finance.
The principles of communication and how it is applicable in business will be explained as well as a description of leadership, the fundamentals of marketing, operations management and strategic management will be provided. Issues such as the micro- and macro-economic aspects of business will be explained and the importance of information systems within business will be described. The legal aspects of business will be described.
Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s)/term(s) in which this module is offered.
Minimum total expected workload to achieve the learning outcomes for this module is 150 hours typically comprising a mixture of scheduled learning activities and independent study. Independent study may include associated readings, assessment and preparation for scheduled activities. The module 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.