You can use financial information to contribute to problem solving!
Problem solving within a business context requires an understanding of the full range of complex issues that can contribute to business performance. Financial issues, budgets and accounts are one of the key knowledge areas when seeking solutions. If you need a more comprehensive understanding of these areas, then this course will meet that need. Download course guide.
You can study fee-free
From 1 January 2018, tertiary education will be fees-free for eligible first-time tertiary students on programmes level 3 and above. You may be eligible to study this course fee-free. Find out if you’re eligible for free study.
Benefits to you
Learn how to manage budgets to monitor performance
This course will give you the skills to prepare and use budgets to enhance business decision making and problem solving. You will gain an understanding, knowledge and practical awareness of how important the budgeting process is in identifying and managing risk as part of the overall business planning process.
Understand how to minimise risk with effective budget process
You will learn how to implement internal budget controls to minimise financial risk. The course covers the practical aspects of budget preparation, sensitivity analysis, internal controls, variance reporting and risk management , so that you can prepare your business in the best way possible to help ensure success.
- Level: 5
- Credit: 15
- Course fee: $649.66 (domestic students). Includes GST.
- Duration: 9 weeks
- Indicative hours per week: 16.5
How long will it take?
This course is delivered over 9 weeks. NZQA guidelines suggest up to 150 hours of total study time for a 15 credit course. So to complete this course successfully in the 9 weeks you must be prepared to devote approximately 16.5 hours per week to your study. Depending on your previous academic online experience and course level this may vary to a certain degree.
If you want to study as a full-time student you can enrol on more than one course at a time. Please speak to one of our enrolment coordinators for more information on 0800 328 269 or refer to https://www.studylink.govt.nz/about-studylink/glossary/full-time-definition.html
eCampus NZ is offered by seven of New Zealand’s major tertiary providers including:
All qualifications will be awarded by one of these providers. Courses completed through eCampus NZ are industry recognised and accepted by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA). Graduates may attend the graduation ceremony of the relevant tertiary partner and will receive a parchment from the institute at which they enrolled.