UNIVERSITY OF CAPE TOWN (UCT)

Cost and Management Accounting online short course

Course starts 5 February 2018
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Course information

Registration Closes:
30 January 2018
Course Starts:
5 February 2018
Length:
8 weeks online
Effort:
7 hours per week
Price:
ZAR R13,900Options Available
University:
University of Cape Town (UCT)
Language:
English

Course Information

Registration Closes:
30 January 2018
Course Starts:
5 February 2018
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.
Disclaimer: The visual representation of the certificate here serves as an exemplar, and may be subject to change at the discretion of the University.

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Your teaching team

At GetSmarter, we improve lives through better education. One of the ways that we achieve this is by bringing rich industry context to an academic environment through our expert facilitation and engagement. We work with university faculty and industry experts to provide a practical, industry lens on the world's leading university subjects.

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 5 February 2018.
Too soon for you? Register now for the next presentation that starts on 30 April 2018

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