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The unit introduces the broad nature and scope of marketing in a competitive environment and elaborates on the use of marketing tools as part of an overall business function. The unit will develop an understanding of the role and function of agricultural markets, related industry, and policies. Emphasis is placed on the economic analysis of agriculture market and marketing.

This unit develops students' capacities and capability to undertake data surveys and critically interpret statistics and related business information and apply them to enhance business outcomes. The unit focusses on developing a comprehensive understanding of the broad spectrum of analytical tools available and an appreciation of the application of statistics to business choices. Real data is utilised throughout the semester to ensure relevance to the contemporary business sector.

The unit provides a perspective and understanding of the key components of agribusiness management principles and the application of economic principles, budgeting techniques, and principles of marketing and management strategy in an agribusiness context. 

The unit introduces the sequential stages of production from farm to market and the importance of their integration in agribusiness. This unit includes 30 hours of work integrated learning experiences for students.

The unit is designed to introduce students to the planning, decision making and performance evaluation roles of management within organisations. The unit specifically aims to provide the relevant accounting tools to assist management with those roles. Primarily the unit deals with the provision and analysis of information to internal users.

This information is both financial and non-financial. Exposure to these tools develops analytical and problem solving skills and this is enhanced through the solution of practical problems and case studies. This unit will also provide you with an opportunity to work with an industry expert to understand and determine how these concepts are used in a real environment. This unit includes 30 hours of work integrated learning experiences. 

This unit is designed to introduce students to the objectives and principles of underlying financial reporting.  The unit specifically aims to provide the relevant accounting tools to assist management with those roles.  Primarily this unit will examine the accounting cycle and how financial and non-financial transactions are used by accountants to compile information that is useful in assisting management and external stakeholders to make important decisions.  Of importance, the student will examine how accountants must act ethically in deciding how transactions are entered in the accounting cycle.  Exposure to practical problems and case studies will facilitate students in developing analytical and problem solving skills that will prepare them for higher level accounting studies and practice as accountants.

This unit provides an introduction to the functions of management, to management theory, and to management practice. Practical examples are used throughout that link theory and practice to evidence. Topics covered include the management environment, decision-making, planning, organisation design and structure, managing people, managing innovation and change, teams, motivating and rewarding staff, and the foundations of control. On successful completion of this unit students will be able to interpret, explain and evaluate concepts, frameworks and realities of modern-day management and they will be able to identify current strategic issues in management.