COMM 602

Principles of Accounting and Finance

Course overview

Gain grounding in the theory and practice of accounting and finance, and the role they play in effective financial and management decision-making.

This course is offered in term 2, term 4 and January summer school and online as part of the Postgraduate Certificate in Commerce, Master of Business (Global Management and Marketing) and Master of Wine and Viticulture programmes.

Course information

Available semesters November Summer School 2023 Semester 1 2024 Semester 2 2024
Credits 10
Domestic fees $691.50

What you will learn

After successfully completing this course, you’ll be able to:

  1. Identify the information needs, uses, and sources of various stakeholders for important decision-making in the context of accounting and finance.
  2. Apply cost-volume profit analysis to operating decisions.

  3. Use various investment appraisal methods to make business investment decisions.
  4. Use information about long-term and short-term sources of funding to make business financing decisions.
  5. Explain the purpose and key components of the three main financial statements and then analyse the financial information to make business decisions.

Course examiners

Zhaohua Li

Associate Professor Zhaohua Li

Associate Professor

Department of Financial Systems and Business Systems