Course Brief

The overall aim of this unit is to introduce the fundamentals of management accounting which apply to the wider business environment and the organisations which operate within that environment. Students will explore how management accounting uses financial data to aid planning decisions and the monitoring and control of finance within organisations.

  • This course is offered in 60 hours.

Upon successful completion of this unit, learners will be able to:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of management accounting systems.
  • Apply a range of management accounting techniques.
  • Explain the use of planning tools used in management accounting.
  • Compare ways in which organisations could use management accounting to respond to financial problems.