Accounting for Managers
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Upon successful completion of this subject, students should be able to:
- Explain and apply financial accounting in the preparation of simple financial reports
- Analyse and critically evaluate information from organisations to make decisions and communicate these through written reports
- Explain and apply management accounting techniques for business planning, control and capital investment decisions
- Introduction to financial accounting
- Understanding the elements of accounting and transactions
- Ethics and corporate governance
- Financial position
- Financial performance
- Other forms of organisational reporting
- Accounting for selected assets
- Liabilities and sources of finance
- Financial statement analysis
Available as "Open Access" with the requirement of a Bachelors degree.
No additional requirements
This subject focuses on role of accounting for managers. Students will learn to use financial and management accounting techniques to enable and enhance their decision making. Financial statement analysis will help students make decisions about an organisation’s financial position, performance and cash flow. Students will also explore other forms of corporate reporting and critically evaluate issues of ethics and corporate governance in business.
- Test (20%)
- Written report (20%)
- Quizzes x 2 (10%)
- Invigilated exam (50%)
Current study term: 11 Jul 21 to 17 Oct 21
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