BUS106 Accounting for Business

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BUS106 Accounting for Business


Accounting information is the basis of decision making in all organisations. In this course you will be introduced to some fundamental financial and management accounting concepts and explore how these are used to inform business decisions. You will develop critical and creative thinking skills as you interpret and analyse (financial and non-financial) information and employ the tools and techniques commonly used by people working in all areas of business. This course also provides the opportunity to develop written communication skills and develop knowledge about the impact that accounting information has on the community. The topics in this course will support you to build skills in financial statement analysis, interpretation of budgets and performance reports, evaluation of investment decisions and product costing analysis. For students enrolled in the Bachelor of Business/ Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) ACC106 Accounting Principles is completed in lieu of BUS106 Accounting for Business.

Other information

Semester of offer*:
  • Fraser Coast: Semester 2
  • Gympie: Semester 2
  • Sunshine Coast: Semester 1, Semester 2
  • South Bank: Semester 2
  • Caboolture: Semester 2
  • Moreton Bay: Semester 2
Student contribution band:
Band 3
Census date:
Academic Calendar

* Semester of offer is subject to change.

Course outline

BUS106 Course Outline Semester 1, 2020 (PDF 261KB)

Students enrolled in this course should check the course Blackboard site to ensure that they are accessing the most recent approved version of the course outline.

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