Course Title: Analyse financial markets and information

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5205

Course Title: Analyse financial markets and information

Portfolio: BUS

Nominal Hours: 60.0

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 2009,
Term1 2010,
Term2 2009


Singapore Inst of Management


650T TAFE Business


Offsh3 12

Course Contact: Gowri Raviganesh

Course Contact Phone: 61 3 9925 1377

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to monitor and assess markets and information, analyse economic trends and developments, and provide market reports.
No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of endorsement.

This unit is delivered using a blend of classroom based and self -paced learning activities.

If you are undertaking this course in Melbourne from semester 2, 2012 onwards your teacher will advise you if you require access to a computer for the course. It is recommended that you have access to a mobile computing device to allow greater flexibility in terms of where you can work on campus outside class times.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

FNSFMKT501B Analyse financial markets and information


FNSFMKT501B/01 Determine the operations within financial markets

FNSFMKT501B/02 Access market information

FNSFMKT501B/03 Interpret trends and market developments

FNSFMKT501B/04 Report on market data

Learning Outcomes

Overview of Assessment

Students must demonstrate an understanding of all elements of competency to be deemed competent.

A range of assessment methods are used to assess practical skills and knowledge.

Critical aspects of assessment

Evidence of the following is essential

• interpret and use economic concepts
• identify market participants, economic trends and market development and monitor and evaluate changes in market conditions using a range of data sources
• work within legal and ethical constraints and access market information and produce reports using relevant data analysis methods and techniques
• formulate and draw effective conclusions from the correct interpretation of data analysis.

You are required to complete 3 Assessments tasks comprising of two tests and one group assignment. You must successfully complete all 3 tasks to be deemed competent in this unit.  You will receive feedback on each assessment task that will inform you whether you are competent or not and how well you are performing. Once competent in all elements of the unit you receive a competency grading.