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LB5212:03

FINANCIAL FOUNDATIONS FOR MANAGERS

Singapore Campuses

Study Period 3, 2012

LB5212:03 Financial Foundations for Managers

SUBJECT GUIDE 2012
Study Period 3, Singapore Campuses
Contents
Contents1
1. School Overview0
2. Subject at a Glance0
3. Subject Details0
4. Subject Readings and Resources0
5. Assessment Details0
6. Grading Criteria0
7. Student Assistance0
8. Important Policies & Guidelines0
9. Postgraduate Skills & Qualities0
10. Lecture & Tutorial Schedule0
11. Annexure0
School Overview
The School of Business is at the forefront of innovation in business and information technology education. With a focus on internationalisation, growth and innovation, the school exploits its unique regional location and expertise in courses that combine discipline-based excellence with practical application. JCU aims to empower responsible managers with practical skills underpinned by cutting edge theory. The school is one of the largest schools at JCU in terms of student numbers and offers programs at Brisbane, Cairns, Singapore and Townsville.

Graduate coursework degrees include the flagship program the Master of Business Administration (MBA), Master of Professional Accounting (MPA), Master of Economics (ME), and Master of International Tourism and Hospitality Management (MITHM). The school also includes Information Technology, offering a Master of IT (MIT and MIT Extended). Within the coursework masters suite of degrees there are opportunities for joint degree combinations.

JCU’s recently ‘refreshed’ MBA is committed to an agenda of responsible management, in which all our activities are consistent with sustainable and ethical business practices. Across the four campuses, there are majors available in Marketing, Human Resource Management, Managerial Accounting, Dispute Resolution and International Tourism.

Research degrees are also available at honours, masters, and Doctoral levels. Honours students from JCU have an outstanding record of gaining quality jobs in government and consulting circles and a number of students have won Australian Postgraduate Award scholarships and progressed into doctoral courses.

There are a number of different pathways into the postgraduate study areas, with direct entry for those already holding an undergraduate degree. For those who do not have a first degree but have relevant work experience and professional experience, the pathway to postgraduate study starts with a Graduate Certificate, progresses through the Graduate Diploma, and reaches the Masters level and above by following these indirect entry strategies.

Our staff are friendly and approachable and our degrees are designed to help you develop skills for application anywhere in the world in the dynamic business environment of the twenty-first century. A number of our staff have been recognised through independent rankings as world leaders in their field. School of Business staff have also recently won national awards for teaching excellence, and are committed to helping students achieve their career goals.

JCU’s School of Business is committed to working towards achievement of genuine and sustainable reconciliation between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and the wider community, as outlined in the JCU Reconciliation Statement at <http://www-public.jcu.edu.au/study/indigenous-students/JCUPRD_039193

____________________________________________________________________________________ Prepared by D. Smorfitt for the School of Business, James Cook University. © Copyright 2012 This publication is copyright. Apart from any fair dealing for the purpose of private study, research, criticism, or review as permitted under the Copyright Act, no part may be reproduced by any process or placed in computer memory without written permission. This subject guide was last revised on 20 October 2012.

Subject at a Glance

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