Course Title: Business Management for the Building Industry 2

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5016

Course Title: Business Management for the Building Industry 2

Portfolio: SET

Nominal Hours: 40.0

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Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


130T Infra, Electrotec & Build Serv


Course Contact: Warwick Brewster

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4334

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

To provide the learner with the knowledge and practical skills necessary for the financial management of a building firm engaging in residential scale projects

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

ABC092 Business Management for the Building Industry 2

Learning Outcomes

This course provides the learners the following knowledge and skills to:
• Record business transactions in a general journal and transfer entries to the general ledger.
• Accurately record and maintain wages and employment records.
• Comply with the various taxes and insurances that affect the small building company/sole trader.
• Undertake basic financial administration tasks and duties.
• Prepare a Business Plan and its essential elements.
• Identify customer requirements
• Apply principles of business management to service customer needs.
• Prepare and implement a marketing plan.

Overview of Assessment

The assessment is done through a combination of:
• Assignment
• Learning outcome test
• Written exam.