Finance for Managers

78101

Learn basic accountancy skills, practises and the key financial information that managers need to understand. This online course will give you the skills to interpret and use accounting information for short term and long term decision making. 

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    Level
    5
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    Credits
    20
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    Cost
    $793 NZ Domestic
    $2,464 NZ International
  •  
    EFTS
    0.1667
  • Delivery type
    Online only
  • Teaching weeks 16 weeks
  • Workload Approximately 13 hours per week
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    Prerequisites Check entry and other requirements under the qualification you are studying

What you will learn

The course is split into two topics: Financial Accounting and Management Accounting.

 

In Financial Accounting, you will learn about:

  • The nature of accounting information with a focus on issues such as ethics, fraud and accounting standards
  • The use of different accounting principles to produce reliable accounting information
  • The meaning and use of accounting elements (assets, liabilities, equity, revenue and expenses) and how these elements are accounted for to prepare financial statements
  • Ratio analysis as a way to analyse and interpret the financial performance and financial position of an entity

 

In Management Accounting, you will learn about:

  • The nature of management accounting and management accounting information with a focus on cost classification, cost behaviour, costing systems and overhead allocation methods
  • The use of management accounting information for short-term decision making, in particular break-even analysis
  • The use of budgets as a managerial tool to plan and control organisational activities (including flexible budgets and variance analysis)
  • The use of management accounting information for long-term decision-making

 

Assessment

100% internal assessment 

Computer and internet requirements

To complete this course you will need access to a laptop or desktop computer, reliable broadband internet connection and a data plan able to support online learning such as streaming of videos (including YouTube), downloading content, and writing and submitting online assessments. If you are unsure if your current computer or internet access allows you to complete your online learning with us, please contact us before applying to enrol.

How to enrol

Before enrolling in this course you need to:

  • choose the qualification you will study the course under
  • check the order that courses in the qualification should be studied in the Qualification Structure table. This is in the Choose courses and apply tab on the qualification page.

Work towards

You can do this course as part of these qualifications:

Certificate of Proficiency
Bachelor's Degree

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  •  
    Level
    5
  •  
    Credits
    20
  •  
    Cost
    $793 NZ Domestic
    $2,464 NZ International
  •  
    EFTS
    0.1667
  • Delivery type
    Online only
  • Teaching weeks 16 weeks
  • Workload Approximately 13 hours per week
  •  
    Prerequisites Check entry and other requirements under the qualification you are studying