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If you hold an Australian Student Visa, you have mandatory and discretionary conditions which apply to your stay in Australia. Some mandatory conditions on all Student Visas include:

  • You must be enrolled in a course of study in Australia
  • You must hold Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC)

You may have additional conditions which relate to your ability to work – including when you can commence work and how much you can work while you are studying.

A full list of the conditions attached to Australian Student Visas can be obtained from here.

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Academic Enquiries

You Unit Convenor is your main point of contact for any enquiries that you have regarding your units of study and can be contacted through Canvas.

The program co-ordinator for your degree can be contacted for questions regarding your course plan:

Paul Khong 

Associate Dean & Program Coordinator (International Business) 

paul.khong@aibihe.edu.au

Raj Sandu

Associate Dean & Program Coordinator (Enterprise Management Systems) 

Raj.sandu@aibihe.edu.au

Student Administration and Support Enquiries

If you have enquiries relating to the following areas, please don’t hesitate to contact us:

  • Admissions – for course transfer and new admissions: admissions@aibi.edu.au
  • Student Services – for requesting credit for previous studies, a leave of absence, or if you have questions about your enrolment: StudentServices@aibi.edu.au
  • Student Support – for questions relating to academic progression, transfer and release, advice on welfare support or withdrawing from your course: StudentSupport@aibi.edu.au
  • Fees and Refunds – for enquiries relating to your tuition or other fees and refunds: admin@aibi.edu.au

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This unit provides students with an introduction to business accounting, an essential component of every successful business. They consider the role of accounting within the global business context and develop an understanding of the key fundamental accounting frameworks used. Students are introduced to the accounting cycle and acquire key accounting skills and knowledge to enable them to examine the three-key financial and accounting statements for all businesses: the balance sheet, income statement, and cash flow statement. In addition, they are introduced to the principles of budgeting, to cost-volume-analysis, and the concepts and theories of capital investment. Furthermore, they will investigate the concept and role of ethical and corporate governance specifically in the area of financial business management. They will also be introduced to contemporary technological developments including distributed ledger systems such as Bitchain.

Workload
3 timetabled h/p/w; 9 personal study h/p/w; Total 12 h/p/w

Assessment
Tutorial Quizzes, Mid-trimester examination, Final examination.

The unit provides students with an introduction and broad overview of the application of information technology (IT) to the management of information in organisations, and the role of the IT professional in developing and implementing IT-based solutions to information problems across a range of areas related to general business activities and specific functions, such as supply chain management, e-commerce, customer relationship management and security. Consideration of the organisational framework for IT and IT professional practice will be set within the broader business context. The opportunities, problems and risks associated with IT will be examined, together with their implications for organisational strategy and operations.

Workload
3 timetabled h/p/w; 9 personal study h/p/w; Total 12 h/p/w

Assessment
Tutorial participation, Case studies, Quizzes, Examination

Communication within a business environment is an exciting and rapidly evolving area of study. The ability to use appropriate communication technologies, from language to screen, and from text to image in a business context is an essential skill for graduates entering the workforce. This unit provides students with an introduction to communications in a rapidly changing world and includes essential skills for a successful professional entering today’s competitive business environment. Throughout this unit, students develop their ability to identify, gather, and present information in a range of oral, written, and visual contexts, using digital and non-digital channels. There is a focus on mobile communication and its effect on contemporary business practices, with students exploring how globalisation and social media are changing business communication. The unit concludes with students examining some of the emerging technologies that have the potential to reshape business communication in the near future.

Workload
3 timetabled h/p/w; 9 personal study h/p/w; Total 12 h/p/w

Assessment
Presentations 1 & 2, Written report, Group oral presentation

This unit provides students with an introduction to statistics. The ability to accurately collect, analyse, and interpret data, is an essential skill in businesses today. In this unit students are introduced to basic statistical methods and practice and their role in business and organisational decision making. The unit explores various data types and methods of sampling and collection. It examines graphical and numerical statistical methods and introduces concepts such as probability, inference, distributions, estimation, and hypothesis testing.

Workload
3 timetabled h/p/w; 9 personal study h/p/w; Total 12 h/p/w

Assessment
Tutorial quizzes, Practical exercises, Examination

This unit is designed to introduce students to the issues involved in undertaking business in the global market place. It examines why businesses engage in international trade and business and consider the role that economics, politics, culture and ethics play in the decision to operate internationally. As well as reviewing the arguments for and against globalisation, the unit looks at how organisations evaluate, plan and undertake international engagement and expansion in a global context.

Particular attention is given to the appropriate means for engaging in international trade and expansion given the nature of and circumstances facing the organisation. Students are introduced to concepts of international financing, marketing and human resource management.

Workload
3 timetabled h/p/w; 9 personal study h/p/w; Total 12 h/p/w

Assessment
Tutorial participation, Case study, Essay, Group project

This unit provides students with an introduction to operations and logistics management and examines key issues currently facing all service and manufacturing organisations when creating the products and services. The fundamentals of managing logistics has become a key advantage in the contemporary business context. A primary aim of the unit is to illustrate the principles involved in effectively creating value through using the techniques and tools of operations and logistics management. Continuously improvement of operations and logistics management can help ensure the organisation’s long-term success. After placing the activities required for the operations and logistics manager into a conceptual framework, the practical issues and difficulties in making operations and logistics decisions are examined, including operations and logistics strategy, planning and control, warehousing, transportation, e-commerce operations, and improvement activities.

Workload
3 timetabled h/p/w; 9 personal study h/p/w; Total 12 h/p/w

Assessment
Participation, Group presentation, Examination

This unit provides students with an introduction to concepts of business ethics and the elements of good corporate governance. The unit discusses the role of corporate officers and their associated obligations, expectations, and responsibilities. It identifies and discusses the instruments and institutions responsible for maintaining good governance such as the ASX, ACC, ASIC, and APRA, including legislation on the notification of data breaches. Students also explore and discuss the difference between ethics, morals, and values and actively consider a range of different moral and ethical dilemmas. Students also learn about the different aspects of risk encountered in the organisational environment.

Workload
3 timetabled h/p/w; 9 personal study h/p/w; Total 12 h/p/w

Assessment
Report, Case study, Examination

This unit provide students with the fundamentals of marketing theory and practice within the global business environment. Students will learn how to interpret the role of business marketing, and to analyse markets and market characteristics. They are introduced to and apply contemporary marketing theories and practice. They examine the key concepts of consumer behaviour and the factors that influence consumer demand; what people buy and how businesses respond to this demand. Furthermore, the unit explores how international businesses are developing their competitive edge as they face emerging challenges and issues in a global marketplace that is influenced by digital, social and visual media. The unit concludes with students examining how businesses integrate ethical, sustainable and socially responsible practices within their marketing strategies.

Workload
3 timetabled h/p/w; 9 personal study h/p/w; Total 12 h/p/w

Assessment
Quizzes, Group research presentation and Reflective journal, Case study