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|Contact hours:||1 x 2 hour lecture, 1 x 1 hour tutorial per week|
|Note: Online teaching methods require internet access. Please refer to the most current computer specifications.|
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.
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.
Unit Fee Information
|Student Contribution Rate*||Student Contribution Rate**||Fee rate - Domestic Students||Fee rate - International students|
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.