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AIP780 - Managing Public Expenditure

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:R Wise
Contact hours:

Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin.


Students will develop an understanding of the overall federal budget process, including how the budget is constructed, techniques for budget management and preparation, and the determination of government priorities. Topics include the role of central budget agencies particularly the Cabinet Expenditure Review Committee, Senate and House of Representatives Estimates Committees, the scrutiny of government expenditure, Treasury and economic management, and changes to Commonwealth agency budgetary and financial management processes. We examine the continuing quest to increase the 'rationality' of resource allocation, along with issues such as the nature of 'budgeting control', and the place of non-financial performance information in resource allocation.


Online quiz 20%

Presentation and facilitation of discussion on an issue (centred around weekly topics) 1500 words 30%

Policy case study equivalent to 2500 words 50%

Unit Fee Information

All Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP), fee paying undergraduate and pre-2016 commencing students

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2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students

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