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.

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.

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

Meet your instructor

Isobel Wroath

Digital Community Manager at ACCA

Fiona Murray

Programme Manager at ACCA

James Patrick

Head of Professional Education at ACCA

Krutika Adatia

Digital Learning Lead at ACCA

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

“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

About this course

Keen to learn about recording and summarising financial transactions? Want to look at financial statements and understand the numbers you are seeing? Start learning today with this Financial Accounting course, where you’ll be wowed with the comprehensive lessons taking you on a journey from double entry bookkeeping right through to preparing and interpreting a set of financial statements.

Financial Accounting is an important branch to the finance function of abusiness, without it the financial health and prospects of a business would not be determinable. This course delves deeper into the recording, processing, reporting and summarising of business transactions and events.

This course is especially beneficial if you want to:

  • Equip yourself with the knowledge to undertake a role working as a junior within a financial accounting department
  • Launch your own business and need an understanding of financial accounting
  • Prepare for the ACCA’s exam in Financial Accounting (FA)

There is no prior knowledge required. Start learning today and accelerate your business and finance acumen.

To check availability of this course in your country please click here.

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.

What you’ll learn

  • Context and purpose of financial reporting
  • Qualitative characteristics of financial information
  • Use of double-entry and accounting systems
  • How to record transactions and events
  • How to prepare a trial balance (including identifying and correcting errors)
  • How to prepare basic financial statements for incorporated and unincorporated entities
  • How to interpret and prepare simple consolidated financial statements

Meet your instructors

James Patrick

Head of Professional Education at ACCA

Fiona Murray

Programme Manager at ACCA

Krutika Adatia

Digital Learning Lead at ACCA

Isobel Wroath

Digital Community Manager at ACCA

Learner testimonials

“The courses gave me confidence in my accounting knowledge.”

Bree from the United States

“Studying with ACCA-X gave me confidence and knowledge. I got 95% in my FFA exam. And in less than one year, I had retrained and got the financial and management accounting job I wanted.”

Vanessa Lavoipierre, from South Africa and the UK

“The courses gave me confidence in my accounting knowledge.”

Bree from the United States

“Studying with ACCA-X gave me confidence and knowledge. I got 95% in my FFA exam. And in less than one year, I had retrained and got the financial and management accounting job I wanted.”

Vanessa Lavoipierre, from South Africa and the UK

About this course

Don’t have a business background but want to understand how people and systems of an organisation interact with the world and each other?Work through this course and equip yourself with the knowledge you need to make sense of the external influences that affect the business in its environment, including economic, legal, social and technological factors.

Understanding a Business and its environment is important in shaping the role of key business functions. This carefully considered assessment of the business’s environment can contribute to the efficient, effective and ethical management and development of an organisation.

This course is especially beneficial if you want to:

  • Understand the purpose and types of businesses
  • Delve deeper into the structure and key functions of a business, including corporate governance
  • Launch your own business and need an understanding of leadership, management and people issues including motivation
  • Prepare for the ACCA’s exam in Business and Technology (BT). Please note this course and the exam was previously named‘Accountant in Business’.

 

There is no prior knowledge required. Start learning today and accelerate your business and finance acumen

To check availability of this course in your country please click here.

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.

What you’ll learn

  • Types of businesses, their purposes, and their interactions with stakeholders and the external environment
  • Business organisational structure, functions and the role of corporate governance
  • The function of accountancy and audit
  • The principles of authority, leadership and team management
  • Personal effectiveness as the basis for effective team and organisational behaviour
  • Upholding professional ethics and professional values in business

Meet your instructors

Isobel Wroath

Digital Community Manager at ACCA

James Patrick

Head of Professional Education at ACCA

Fiona Murray

Programme Manager at ACCA

Krutika Adatia

Digital Learning Lead at ACCA
Learner testimonials

“The course helped me with the more analytical side of my job. It’s allowed me to deal with situations at work I would have had a hard time solving before.”

Terry from Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

“I especially liked the structured way of learning. It divides the full syllabus into small chunks that is very helpful for me to prepare for the exam. The audio visual learning it is very interesting and fun way of learning the key skills.”

Farhad from Bangladesh

“The course helped me with the more analytical side of my job. It’s allowed me to deal with situations at work I would have had a hard time solving before.”

Terry from Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

“I especially liked the structured way of learning. It divides the full syllabus into small chunks that is very helpful for me to prepare for the exam. The audio visual learning it is very interesting and fun way of learning the key skills.”

Farhad from Bangladesh