Business Reporting Systems

Subject 306-207 (2008)

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Credit Points: 12.500
Level: Undergraduate
Dates & Locations:

This subject is not offered in 2008.

Time Commitment: Contact Hours: One 2-hour lecture per week and a 1-hour tutorial per week.
Total Time Commitment: Not available

306-106 Business Process Analysis.

Corequisites: None
Recommended Background Knowledge: None
Non Allowed Subjects: None
Core Participation Requirements:

For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.

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Subject Overview:

Business Reporting Systems provide business users with accounting information for organisational visibility; decision making; planning and control; process management and training. This subject identifies and describes a variety of business reporting systems including inter-organisational systems across a value chain to determine how their capabilities and reporting functions meet the users' business needs. Outputs from these systems include for example, financial statements, budget performance reports, balanced scorecards, and sales and marketing reports. Students will gain an understanding of business data capture, system features and reporting functionality.


A 2-hour end-of-semester examination (50%), one group assignment equivalent to not more than 3000 words (25%) with presentations (20%) and class participation (5%).

Prescribed Texts:

Prescribed Texts:

To be advised.

Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Generic Skills:
  • High level of development: application of theory to practice; synthesis of data and other information; evaluation of data and other information; use of computer software.

  • Moderate level of development: oral communication; written communication; collaborative learning; problem solving; team work; interpretation and analysis; critical thinking; accessing data and other information from a range of sources; receptiveness to alternative ideas.


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