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About this courseSkip About this course
Ever wondered how management use internal financial information to plan and inform decision making? Start learning about Management Accounting today and discover the wealth of techniques that are used by managers to inform their decisions.
An understanding of Management Accounting is essential to build a picture of the importance it has for planning and control of an organisation. This course will enable you to learn about the various sources of management information as well as develop an understanding of making financing and investment decisions.
This course is especially beneficial if you want to:
Equip yourself with the knowledge to undertake a role working as a junior within a management accounting department
Launch your own business and need an understanding of using internal financial information
Prepare for the ACCA’s exam in Management Accounting (MA)
There is no prior knowledge required. Start learning today and accelerate your business and finance acumen.
A new version of this course will be released 29th August 2022, in line with ACCA syllabus changes.
If you intend to take the respective ACCA exam after September 2022, we recommend enrolling onto the new version of this course.
Detailed syllabus guides are included. Information can also be accessed via the ACCA global webpage (Syllabus Guides).
This course does not offer an edX certificate.
Those learners who would like to earn an award will have the opportunity to register with ACCA as a student, take computer based exams and gain the ACCA Diploma in Accounting and Business.
You can find your nearest ACCA exam centre on the ACCA website.
At a glance
- Language: English
- Video Transcript: English
What you'll learnSkip What you'll learn
- The nature, source and purpose of management information
- Cost accounting techniques
- Budgets for planning and control
- Comparisons and analysis of variances
- Performance measurement and monitoring of business performance
Learner testimonialsSkip Learner testimonials
"The course was very interesting. I enjoyed learning from other students through their posts on the discussion board. And the game like approach to some topics made them easy to understand. Also the live presentations were helpful because it offered me interaction with the tutor. Overall it gave me the confidence and the skills to handle any work challenges."
- Christopher from Zambia