The Open University - Business Management: Fundamentals of Management Accounting

Develop your accounting skills and knowledge to help you make better business decisions and achieve your professional goals. This microcredential has been created by The Open University.
  • The Open University, England
  • 569 $
  • 3 Months
  • Online
  • 24 October 2022
 

Course Information

Develop your understanding of how management accounting contributes to a successful business with this microcredential from the Open University.

Discover best-practice approaches to management accounting and inform your professional decision making. You’ll develop new skills to improve your effectiveness and ability to adapt your approach to solving business challenges.

This microcredential will provide you with the skills to interpret information, calculate costs, prepare a budget for planning and control purposes, and evaluate costing methods to make financial decisions.

Designed for non-financial experts, it will give you confidence in understanding and using management accounting terminology.

You’ll study critical business problems from a wide range of sectors and contexts to help you prepare for challenges you may face. This can include determining how much your organisation should charge for a new product and analysing how much revenue a future product or service will generate.

By the end of this microcredential, you’ll be able to immediately apply what you have learnt to your work.

 

About the University / School

The Open University is a public research university and with more than 170,000 students it is the University with the largest number of students in the UK. Worldwide The Open University has more than 2 million students. They offer flexible part-time study, supported distance and open learning for undergraduate and postgraduate courses and qualifications. With more than 50 years of experience in delivering part-time flexible education, the University has broadened its range of programmes to suit all needs.

 

Learning Format

Your learning, your rules- this course is split into weeks, activities, and steps, but you can complete them as quickly or slowly as you like.

Join a global classroom- Experience the power of social learning, and get inspired by an international network of learners.

Map your progress- Whenever you’re ready, mark each step as complete, you’re in control.

You’ll have access to our online welcome area where you’ll be able to start conversations with fellow learners and read any announcements relating to your microcredential.

This microcredential consists of a single course of 10 week length. You are supposed to dedicate 10 study hours per week.

Once you’ve successfully completed the microcredential, you’ll receive your academic credits from The Open University. You’ll also have ongoing, unlimited access to the course materials.

 

Entry Requirements

This is an introductory course and no previous knowledge of accounting is required. You do not require any specific experience or qualifications to enrol.

The course draws on practical examples from many industries and will help you to develop management accounting skills that are transferable to a diverse range of sectors and organisations, including government, local authorities and the not-for-profit sector.

Apply before:

24 October 2022

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