Course Title: Prepare operational budgets

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4169

Course Title: Prepare operational budgets

Portfolio: BUS

Nominal Hours: 40.0

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 TAFE Business


Term1 2008,
Term2 2008

Course Contact: Laurine Symington

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 5484

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit covers the competency to produce operational budgets.
This unit requires the application of skills and knowledge required to prepare operational budgets. The unit encompasses preparing budgets and documenting budgets. The unit can be applied across all sectors of the financial services industry. The unit has application to those job functions that have responsibility for preparing budgets, these may include accountant and divisional managers.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

FNSACCT403A Prepare operational budgets


Document budget.

Prepare budget.

Learning Outcomes

Please refer to Elements of Competency.

Overview of Assessment

This unit is co-assessed with BSBADM404A Develop and use complex spreadsheets [COSC 5240C]
The assessment for this cluster is a series of tests and a folio of evidence. The “folio of evidence” is a collection of exercises which may have been completed during the classes and then submitted to support the grade of competent. The tests will then be used to allocate a number grade which is only available after the folio has been deemed competent. It is through the results of the tests that students will receive an indication of their progress.