Course Title: Report on finances related to international business

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5372 Diploma of International Business

Course Title: Report on finances related to international business

Portfolio: BUS Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 70

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.


Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


650T Vocational Business Education

Face-to-Face or Internet

Term1 2017,
Term2 2017,
Term1 2018,
Term2 2018,
Term1 2019

Course Contact: Suzanne Maugeri

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 1466

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to report on finances related to international business activity.

It applies to individuals with managerial responsibility for compiling required financial information; identifying and meeting compliance requirements of relevant international, Australian and overseas finance regulations; and analysing the financial information to frame recommendations to improve compliance and effectiveness of international business activity.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

BSBFIA501 Report on finances related to international business


1 Compile financial information

2 Ensure compliance with relevant international finance regulations

3 Provide financial business recommendations

Learning Outcomes

This course is structured to provide students with the optimum learning experience in order to demonstrate the skills and knowledge required to report on finances related to international business activity.

Overview of Assessment

Assessment Methods

Assessment methods have been designed to measure achievement of the requirements in a flexible manner over a range of assessment tasks, for example:

  • direct questioning combined with review of portfolios of evidence and third party workplace reports of on-the-job performance by the candidate
  • review of final printed documents
  • demonstration of techniques
  • observation of presentations
  • oral or written questioning to assess knowledge of software applications

You are advised that you are likely to be asked to personally demonstrate your assessment work to your teacher to ensure that the relevant competency standards are being met.

Performance Evidence

You must provide evidence of the ability to:

  • collate and analyse financial data for the international business operations of an organisation in compliance with Australian and international legislative requirements
  • prepare financial reports containing recommendations and prioritising improvements in both compliance and the efficiency of the organisation’s international business operations.

Knowledge Evidence

To complete the unit requirements effectively, you must:

  • identify the organisational procedures and requirements relating to compliance issues and financial reporting
  • explain the principles of accounting and financial systems
  • describe the range of products or services being marketed and traded by the organisation internationally
  • identify the key provisions of relevant legislation, regulations, codes of practice and national standards affecting international business operations
  • list the sources of information to facilitate compliance with relevant international finance regulations.


Feedback will be provided throughout the semester in class and/or online discussions. You are encouraged to ask and answer questions during class time and online sessions so that you can obtain feedback on your understanding of the concepts and issues being discussed. Finally, you can email or arrange an appointment with your teacher to gain more feedback on your progress.

You should take note of all feedback received and use this information to improve your learning outcomes and final performance in the course.