Please note this module descriptor is indicative of the structure of this course and may be subject to change.
This module aims to analyse the business organisation as an open system and examine the interaction between the organisation and its stakeholders.
After introducing some elementary concepts of the business organisation, this module examines the interaction between the external environment and business organisations with a focus on financial accounting, particularly the balance sheet, income statement and financial ratios. Students will also consider a range of external influences on the organisation by examining the political, legal, economic and socio-cultural environmental factors at the international, national and industry levels.
On successful completion of the module the student should be able to:
Marks for each individual student in group work will be adjusted based on the individual student’s overall contribution. The approximate word count contribution per individual for the group work is 400 words (or equivalent) and may vary depending on the number of individuals per group.
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