Course

Budgeting and Internal Controls


Course code NDB508

In this online course you will develop the skills required to prepare budgets and monitor business performance against budgets, determine internal controls to minimise financial risk and evaluate debtor risk and apply relevant actions to mitigate.  

How to enrol

Before enrolling in this course you need to:

  • Choose the qualification you will study the course under. See the Work towards tab below for qualification options.
  • Check the order that courses in the qualification should be studied in the Qualification Structure table. This is in the Choose courses tab on the qualification page.
  • Level 5  
    Credits 20 
  • Study type Trimester  
    EFTS 0.1667  
  • Availability
    2018 :  
    Trimester 3 enrol by 21 Oct 2018 to start 29 Oct 2018
    2019 :  
    Trimester 1 enrol by 12 Feb 2019 to start 25 Feb 2019
    Trimester 2 enrol by 23 Jun 2019 to start 1 Jul 2019
    Trimester 3 enrol by 20 Oct 2019 to start 28 Oct 2019
  • Exam details
    2018 :  
    Trimester 2, 15 Oct 2018
    Trimester 3, 14 Feb 2019
    2019 :  
    Trimester 1, 12 Jun 2019
  • Delivery type
    2018 :  
    Trimester 3 2018 Online only
    2019 :  
    Trimester 1, 2 & 3 2019 Online only
  • Workload

    Allow approximately 10-12 hours study time per week for each 20 credit course. This may be higher around assessment due dates or exam time.

  • Fees
    2018 :  
    NZ students $400 + $60 annual administration fee
    International students $1,000 + $60 annual administration fee
    2019 :  
    NZ students $400 + $60 annual administration fee
    International students $1,000 + $60 annual administration fee
  • Prerequisites Check entry and other requirements under the qualification you are studying  

Students who successfully complete this online course will be able to

  • Prepare budgets and monitor performance against budgets for a business entity 
  • Determine internal controls to minimise financial risk for a business entity
  • Evaluate debtor risk and apply relevant actions to mitigate risks for a business entity

Assessment

50% internally assessed

50% exam

For more information and a full list of exam times see our examinations page.

Textbooks

No textbooks are required for this course

Other requirements

Your course is delivered 100% online. To complete this course you will need access to a computer or device, broadband internet and a data plan able to support online learning such as streaming of videos (including YouTube), downloading content and submitting online assessments. If you are unsure if your current computer/device or internet access allows you to complete your online learning with us, please contact us before applying to enrol. 

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