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SMC Foundation diploma – Business Accounting


Entry Recommendations: Open entry.

Course Outline: Gone are the days of learning to prepare financial documents.  The Business Accounting course is an integrated accounting course with a business context.  Students will learn to communicate and prepare financial information; both on paper and using relevant software. This course will also focus on the interpretation of financial information for decision making.

The course leads to: NCEA Level 2 Accounting


  1. Business Pitch: Develop a business idea with integrated financial knowledge. Oral Presentation – 20%
  2. Electronic Processing: Process financial transactions using accounting software. Test – 25%
  3. Financial Statements: Prepare financial statements for sole proprietors. Exam – 30%
  4. Analysis and Interpretation: Interpret accounting information for sole proprietors – 25%
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