UNIVERSITY OF CAPE TOWN (UCT)

Cost and Management Accounting online short course

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Course information

Registration Closes:
20 June 2017
Course Starts:
26 June 2017
Length:
8 weeks online
Effort:
7 hours per week
Price:
ZAR R12,900Options Available
University:
University of Cape Town (UCT)
Language:
English

Course Information

Registration Closes:
20 June 2017
Course Starts:
26 June 2017
Length:
8 weeks online
Effort:
7 hours per week
Price:
University:
University of Cape Town (UCT)
Language:
English

Introduction

Wondering why successful managers and entrepreneurs use managerial accounting structures to examine the day-to-day finances of their company?

From information gathered through cost management accounting, managers can make decisions on where to cut costs to improve the company’s profitability.

A competent manager or cost management accountant (CMA) also retains reliable control of current and future operations and governs how goals are attained.

Ready to use your skills in cost management accounting to play a stronger strategic role and determine the direction of your business?

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What will set you apart

Register for the UCT Cost and Management Accounting online short course and learn how to: 

    • Compile reliable and resourceful budgets that can be used to accurately report and estimate costs 
    • Analyse financial information and interpret it faster to create better priorities for your business 
    • Apply financial insight and ensure a business has attainable and maintainable goals
    • Contribute with confidence to your business with valuable internal decision-making skills

Course curriculum

Create career opportunities by upskilling your managerial accounting methods and learning practical calculations that are immediately applicable in your job. With a personalised and supported framework, you’ll study in your own time, guided by industry experts and a dedicated support team. Here’s what you’ll cover:

  • Orientation Module Welcome to your Online Campus
  • Course Module 1 Introduction to cost and management accounting
  • Course Module 2 Absorption and variable costing
  • Course Module 3 Cost-volume-profit analysis 
  • Course Module 4 Budgeting
  • Course Module 5 Inventory management
  • Course Module 6 Costing systems
  • Course Module 7 Standard costing
  • Course Module 8 The evaluation of business decisions

Earn a certificate from the University of Cape Town (UCT)

On completion of this course you earn a certificate from a top-tier university as powerful proof of your new competencies and use it to set yourself apart from the rest and get recognised in the job market.

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Your success team

In collaboration with the world's top-tier universities, we design online short courses around the insights of experienced faculty members and authoritative industry experts. On the course, you can expect to learn from these specialists via online video lectures, which will be accessible to you anywhere, any time.

Readiness test

This Readiness Test will help you assess your preparedness for this course by asking you a few quick questions relating to time management, technological requirements, your expectations, and the subject matter level - to help you confirm that this online course is the right fit for you.

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When do I start?

Our next available short course starts in 3 days. (Still accepting registrations)
Too soon for you? Register now for the next presentation that starts on 22 September 2017

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WHAT ARE MY PAYMENT OPTIONS?

You can either pay your tuition fees in full before the course starts, or you may opt for a two-part payment plan for courses nine weeks and shorter. For courses ten weeks or longer, there is a three-part payment plan available.

 

If you want to find out more about any of these options or you want to know which you qualify for, please get in contact with a Course Consultant here.

WILL I HAVE THE TIME?

GetSmarter's learning model is designed to help you, as a working professional, improve your skills without compromising on work and family responsibilities. The course work is broken up into weekly, manageable bite-sized modules, with incremental deadlines, designed to help you pace yourself over the duration of the course and allow you the legroom to work when it suits you best.

At the beginning of each week you'll be presented with all the lectures, notes and assignments necessary for completion. You also have access to your Course Coach who will help you set goals and track key milestones, manage your time, and field any administrative requests you might have.

CAN MY EMPLOYER ASSIST WITH PAYMENT?

By improving your skills and industry knowledge, you'll be having an influence on the success of your organisation.

Why wouldn't you ask your boss to help you fund your studies if it's going to have an impact on the way you do business?

37% of our past students receive financial assistance from their employers. You can ask for help, too. Here is a guide to show you how.

WHAT IS THE ONLINE CAMPUS?

The Online Campus will be your virtual classroom for the duration of your course. Through its easy-to-use interface you'll have access to a diverse variety of course content formats, including: interactive video lectures, module notes, practice quizzes, Prezis, assignment briefs, and additional web resources.

On the Online Campus, you'll also be able to ask questions and interact with your fellow students and Head Tutor through the Online Campus discussion forums. If you're experiencing tech issues or need advice from your personal Course Coach, you can use the Online Campus to get in touch.

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