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SRE170 - Construction Finance

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Waterfront (Geelong)
Trimester 3: Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Adam Krezel (Trimester 1), Priya Rajagopalan (Trimester 3)

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

Campus: 1 x 2 hour class per week, 1 x 1 hour seminar per week.

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin.

Content

In SRE170, students will learn fundamental accounting principles and practices to financial transactions on building works and in construction companies. Students will identify how accounting is one of a number of systems which provide information to managers in the construction industry. Learning and assessment activities will focus on 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

Group research report 30%, accounting report 30%, examination 40%.  To be eligible to obtain a pass in this unit students must achieve at least 40% in the examination.

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