Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2011:Semester 2, Hawthorn - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 24 hours of lectures/seminars/workshops |
Total Time Commitment: Estimated total time commitment of 120 hours.
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||nil|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||nil|
|Core Participation Requirements:||For the purposes of considering requests for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry. |
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Melbourne Consulting and Custom Programs
Level 3, 442 Auburn Rd
Hawthorn VIC 3122
|Subject Overview:||This subject provides the financial analysis and other methods that managers need, in order to lead organisations, monitor and control operations and allocate resources. It also provides an understanding of specific non-financial measures and metrics associated with long-term sustainability and business success.|
|Objectives:||Students who successfully complete this subject should: |
• Be able to interpret financial measures and ratios as performance metrics
• Be able to develop and use a variety of financial measures for managerial control purposes
• Be familiar with accounting terms and language, and key issues associated with the financial management of organisations
• Be able to develop and interpret key financial indicators of performance and associate these with a firm’s business strategies and operating and orientation
• Be able to manage financial performance factors within organisations in a variety of sectors of an economy
• Understand a number of non-financial performance management systems and methods, such as balanced scorecard methods and sustainable development methods and measures.
• Know the strategic success factors associated with the longer term performance of business organisations
|Assessment:||Assessment : One-hour test (20%), Assignments of not more than 1500 words (30%) and Field project investigation report of 3000 words (50%).|
|Recommended Texts:||Course materials are provided to all participants|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Students who successfully complete this subject should:
|Links to further information:||http://www.mccp.unimelb.edu.au/subjects/financial-and-performance-management|
Master of Enterprise (Executive) |
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