This unit introduces you to the foundations of financial management, including the terminology, principles, frameworks, and theoretical models that underpin the accounting and finance function of any organisation.
Where individuals develop their knowledge of financial theory and practices and managers with little financial experience build the skills and confidence to interpret, discuss, and report on economics.
The Faculty of Finance offers a suite of Short Courses, Vocational Qualifications, and Higher Education programs that are designed to provide the precise training every manager needs, empowering them to make correct financial decisions based on provably accurate data.
Beginning with financial fundamentals, such as differentiating between profit and revenue, through to the specific practice of organising budgets, managing resources, and forecasting risks, these programs will provide you the cognitive skills needed to operate with fiscal responsibility as you advance through the management ranks.
39% of CFOs in Australia find it challenging to find qualified candidates with expertise in financial reporting
4% of Australian leaders believe they are specifically skilled in financial management
82% of small business failures are due to poor cash flow management or poor understanding of cash flow
$119,685 is the average salary for a Finance Manager
wanting to start a career in the finance function
who need to understand how to correctly interpret and report on their finances
seeking to refresh their knowledge of the fundamentals of their work
who must engage in meaningful discussions around budgets and resource allocation
“The facilitator brings the content to life with real life examples, keeping us involved and interested throughout the course.”
"Learning with AIM is so practical and relevant to what I’m doing at work on a day-to-day basis."