Course Title: Business Advisory Services

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Business Advisory Services

Credit Points: 12.00

Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

ACCT1022

City Campus

Undergraduate

615H Accounting

Face-to-Face

Sem 1 2006,
Sem 2 2006,
Sem 1 2007,
Sem 2 2007,
Sem 1 2008,
Sem 2 2008,
Sem 1 2009,
Sem 2 2009,
Sem 1 2010,
Sem 2 2010,
Sem 1 2011,
Sem 2 2011,
Sem 1 2012,
Sem 2 2012,
Sem 1 2013,
Sem 2 2013,
Sem 1 2014,
Sem 1 2015,
Sem 2 2015,
Sem 1 2016,
Sem 2 2016,
Sem 1 2017,
Sem 2 2017,
Sem 1 2018,
Sem 2 2018,
Sem 1 2019,
Sem 2 2019

ACCT1023

Hong Kong Management Associatn

Undergraduate

615H Accounting

Face-to-Face

Offsh 2 10

ACCT1024

Kolej Metropolitan

Undergraduate

615H Accounting

Face-to-Face

Offsh 3 09,
Offsh 3 11

ACCT2079

Singapore Inst of Management

Undergraduate

615H Accounting

Face-to-Face

Offsh 3 09,
Offsh 3 11

ACCT2188

RMIT University Vietnam

Undergraduate

615H Accounting

Face-to-Face

Viet1 2009,
Viet2 2009,
Viet3 2009,
Viet1 2010,
Viet2 2010,
Viet3 2010,
Viet1 2011,
Viet2 2011,
Viet3 2011,
Viet1 2012,
Viet2 2012,
Viet3 2012,
Viet1 2013,
Viet3 2013,
Viet2 2014,
Viet1 2015,
Viet3 2015,
Viet2 2016,
Viet1 2017,
Viet3 2017

Course Coordinator: Dr Tehmina Khan

Course Coordinator Phone: 99255704

Course Coordinator Email: tehmina.khan@rmit.edu.au

Course Coordinator Location: Building 80, level 11, room 52

Course Coordinator Availability: by appointment


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None


Course Description

Business Advisory Services aims to deepen your understanding of the problems faced by small businesses and develop in you an appreciation of and knowledge about the management and operation of a small business.This course is of particular interest to those students who may own and/or manage a Small to Medium Enterprise (SME) in the future or will be in a position to advise owners and managers of SMEs.You will be introduced to the practicalities of running a small to medium enterprise.You will also examine case studies designed to give you practical experience in dealing with the real-life problems faced by SME owners/managers.


Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

It is assumed that you have knowledge about and competency in the use of basic business reports and accounting concepts and practices. This knowledge and skill can be obtained by successful completion of the RMIT course Accounting in Organisations and Society, or its equivalent.
You are advised to follow the sequence of courses in your degree structure.

Note- it is a condition of enrolment at RMIT that you accept responsibility for ensuring that you have completed any prerequisite criteria before enrolling in a course.


This course provides an opportunity for you, as an individual and as a member of a team, to develop the following capabilities in regards to the small business sector:

  • to analyse data and to reason logically;
  • to evaluate alternative options;
  • to make judgements and be flexible in thinking;
  • to communicate clearly your analysis and reasoning in both written and oral form.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES- On successful completion of this course you will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate and apply knowledge and understanding of the practical aspects of owning and/or running an SME.
  2. Demonstrate and use knowledge and understanding of the problems faced by SME owners and managers.
  3. Evaluate, contrast and suggest practical solutions to those problems referred to above.
  4. Design and support your suggestions with an analysis of the problem(s) through sound reasoning, sketching and formulating of solutions.


Overview of Learning Activities

The major learning and teaching between you and staff are face-to-face, class-based lecture and tutorial type activities that involve you in the gaining of knowledge about the small business sector and developing skills to solve problems and issues faced by small businesses. Your self-directed learning will involve completion of the set reading and tutorial-type work, and the assessment tasks.

 

 


Overview of Learning Resources

All required learning material is provided on Canvas. In-class assessments require internet based research in addition to the use of Canvas based materials.


Overview of Assessment

Assessment Task 1: 40%

Linked CLOs: 1,2,3 and 4.

 

Assessment Task 2: 10%

Linked CLOs: 1, 2, 3, 4

 

Assessment Task 3: 50%

Linked CLOs: 1, 2, 3, 4