TRNS011-24SU1 (C) Summer Jan 2024 start

An Introduction to Business

15 points

Start Date: Monday, 1 January 2024
End Date: Sunday, 11 February 2024
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 7 January 2024
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Sunday, 28 January 2024


This course explores the fundamental principles and concepts of accounting and economics through simulated business examples. Students learn to estimate the value and the current state of the business and consider factors that affect growth opportunities, costs, risks, and prices. Students will be required to interpret information, situations, problems, decisions, and do equations that they are likely to encounter in the commercial sector.


Subject to approval of the Programme Manager


BRDG028, BRDG029

Timetable 2024

Students must attend one activity from each section.

Workshop A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Tuesday 09:00 - 11:00 Jack Erskine 244 (9/1)
Jack Erskine 244 (16/1-30/1)
8 Jan - 4 Feb
Workshop B
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Thursday 09:00 - 11:00 Jack Erskine 244 (4/1)
Jack Erskine 244 (11/1-8/2)
1 Jan - 11 Feb

Course Coordinator

Pam Tibble


Assessment Due Date Percentage  Description
Tutorial 40% Weeks 2 - 6
Test 40% Week 4
Assignment 20% Week 6

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $844.00

International fee $3,950.00

* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.

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