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SRE170 - Construction Finance

Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Waterfront (Geelong)
Trimester 3: Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Unit chair:

Linda Tivendale

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours: 1 x 2 hour class, 1 x 1 hour seminar per week
Note: You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.

Content

This unit introduces students to the workings of financial markets and the economy. It considers the application of basic accounting principles and practices to financial transactions on building works and in construction companies. It identifies accounting as one of a number of systems which provide information to managers in the construction industry. Topics include basic accounting principles, understanding financial statements, elementary financial analysis and cash management, taxation considerations including capital allowances, capital budgeting techniques and the obligations and cost of employing staff.

Assessment

One assignment 25%, group research report 25%, examination 50%.  To be eligible to obtain a pass in this unit students must achieve at least 40% in the examination.

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