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ACCT20051  Accounting Information for Decision-Making

The aims of this course are to give people without an accounting background:

  • a working knowledge of recording processes used by accountants
  • an understanding of the information that is provided by an accounting information system
  • an insight into the managerial problems that are based on accounting information
  • an introduction to utilising accounting information for problem solving
  • a chance to apply the knowledge learned to actual case studies.

Topics include: introduction to accounting; financial statement analysis; how accounting information is recorded - the concepts behind accounting; how accounting information is recorded - recording the information, and raising capital; accounting and the manufacturing sector; cost behaviour; product costing systems; decision making - short term; decision making - long term; responsibility accounting; budgeting; budgeting - performance evaluation and designing a management accounting system.

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This handbook was correct as at: 07-May-2002

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