Management accounting is a field dedicated to aiding managerial decision-making processes, strategic planning, and performance monitoring mechanisms. Professionals in this field leverage their skills in financial reporting and control to guide management teams in crafting and executing an organization’s strategy. They do this by providing relevant financial data and managing related accounting tasks.
This course aims to familiarize students with the essential principles of accounting that form the backbone of financial operations and encourage effective and sustainable decision-making in any enterprise. Through theoretical study and practical application, students will gain insights into a variety of financial and management accounting techniques.
Upon successful completion of this unit, students will be equipped to support senior team members in the creation and evaluation of budgets, the preparation of straightforward financial statements, and the use of financial ratios for performance interpretation. Additionally, students will delve into broader facets of accountancy, such as ethics, transparency, and sustainability. This foundational knowledge and skill set will pave the way for their advancement to more advanced levels of study.