EMP107 Financial Literacy (2)

Financial Literacy is vital in all workplaces and professions.  This subject addresses the basics of interpreting and using financial information in professional environments to ensure that students are well prepared for future study and employment.  It focuses on practical uses of financial literacy in differing professions and workplaces.

No offerings have been identified for this subject in 2021.

Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.

Subject Information

Grading System



One session


School of Accounting and Finance

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • be able to understand and apply the principles of the time value of money and opportunity cost
  • be able to interpret the information conveyed in standard budgeting tools such as a cash flow statement, profit and loss statement and a balance sheet


This subject will cover the following topics:
  • time value of money
  • cash flow statements
  • profit and loss statement
  • balance sheets
  • using all the information in the statements to build a picture of financial health

The information contained in the CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: May 2021. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.