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Postgraduate Certificate in Managerial Accounting and Finance

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PG Level 7

Postgraduate Certificate in Managerial Accounting and Finance

Overview

Overview

    Format: 100% online
    Language: English
    Duration: 8-15 weeks (depends on your pace)
    Commitment: 7 – 10 hours per week
    Level: PG Level 7
    Certificate: Awarded by SSBM Geneva
    Fee: 1200 EUR

Introduction

The Postgraduate Certificate program in Managerial Accounting and Finance demonstrates knowledge and understanding of contemporary theories and their applications in the field of human resource and leadership that provides learners with the opportunity to develop, apply and implement ideas in that areas of business.

The program is appropriate for the students that wish to develop professionally, increase their skills, apply a formalized and standards-based approach to acquire new knowledge, and seek career advancement.

The program is composed of  2 courses that bring 15 ECTS points / 30 UK credits in total:

Financial Management
Accounting for Managers

Certificate Price

EUR1200

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

At the end of this course, you will be able to:
– Acquire basic knowledge in financial management
– Discover problems and offer possible solutions, as well as identify possible risks of a proposed solution
– Identify key global trends in Financial Management and discuss the influence of those trends on the entire activity of a company
– Give examples of investment and financial decisions, explain the tasks of a CFO, explain why market
value maximization is the goal of a company, explain conflicts of interest in Corporate finance, explain capital market functioning and its participants
– Calculate net present value,calculate IRR, solving problems in using IRR and NPV, when to
postpone, leave or increase an investment, when to replace equipment,which project to choose,calculate profitability index, choose theproject considering budget limitations etc
– Evaluate opportunity cost of capital, calculate firms capital structure, know the required rates of
return on securities, calculate WACC, use WACC in firm evaluation, look at the effect of taxes on the cost of capital
– Be able to prepare financial statements for sole traders, partnerships and limited firms from ledger accounts and incomplete records

COURSE REQUIREMENTS

None.

CAPSTONE PROJECT

The course ends with the Capstone project which encompasses several techniques and methods used through various labs in the course.
Students are strongly advised to carefully go through the Capstone project to get more understanding how different tools/methods or techniques can be combined to create some meaningful insights that are important for the decision-making.

PROGRAM OUTLINE

Financial Management

  • 1 Introduction to Financial Management
  • 2 Time value of money
  • 3 Techniques for measuring investment profitability
  • 4 Stock valuation
  • 5 Bond valuation
  • 6 Optimal capital structure decisions

Accounting for Managers

  • Lecture 1 Introduction to Managerial Accounting
  • Lecture 2 How Are Accounting Data Used?
  • Lecture 3 What Do We Want to Know About Wal-Mart’s Sales?
  • Lecture 4 Cost Flows and Product Costing
  • Lecture 5 Breakeven Analysis
  • Lecture 6 Budgeting – Hayley’s Cash Budget
  • Lecture 7 Performance Evaluation
  • Lecture 8 Simple Cost Flow Example
  • Lecture 8 Detailed Cost Flow Analysis
  • Lecture 9 Advising a Friend – Wild Horse Wedding Announcements
  • Lecture 10 Consulting Project – Export Clothing
  • Lecture 11 Introduction to Capital Budgeting
  • Lecture 12 More Breakeven Analysis
  • Lecture 13 Financial Statement Analysis – China Airline Industry
  • Lecture 14 Breakeven Application – McDonalds
  • Lecture 15 Budgeting and Forecasting
  • Lecture 15 Budgeting – Hayley’s Cash Budget, Again!
  • Lecture 16 Pro-Forma Financial Statements
  • Lecture 16 Pro-Forma Financial Statements – Balance Sheet and Income Statement Forecasting
  • Lecture 17 Activity-Based Costing (ABC)
  • Lecture 18 ABC – Export Clothing II
  • Lecture 19 ABC – Lily Ice Cream Company
  • Lecture 20 Differential Revenues and Costs
  • Lecture 21 Outsourcing Decision – Lawrence Computers
  • Lecture 22 Bidding on a Long-Term Contract – Mr. Julian Projectors
  • Lecture 23 Performance Evaluation
  • Lecture 23 ROI or Residual Income?
  • Lecture 24 The Balanced Scorecard
  • Lecture 25 Bringing it All Home – Concluding Remarks

TEACHING METHOD

This course is presented entirely online. Modules can be completed in your own time and at your own pace. This interactive, supportive teaching model is designed for busy professionals and results in unprecedented certification rates for online courses.

MATERIALS

All reading materials for this course will be made accessible to you through the SSBM Online Learning Portal. Notes for each module are often downloadable, and you are able to save your current learning status and continue whenever you like.

DIPLOMA

Upon successful completion of the certificate you will be awarded with a diploma delivered by SSBM Geneva.

Why this course?

This certificate/diploma program has a strong emphasis on applied learning. 

Throughout this certificate program you will get insights and knowledge that will provide you with skills with applicability to real jobs that employers value.

What will this certificate program bring to your career?

  • Build the Skills to Get Job Ready
  • Hands-On Project
  • Earn a Career Credential
  • Gain new skills and knowledge
  • Be able to Top Up to Masters/MBA degree
  • Earn ECTS points/UK credits

Is this certificate for you?

This certificate/diploma program is designed for individuals who have on-the-job experience, who do no want to poursue Masters/MBA degree immediately, and who wish to acquire Swiss quality education.

This certificate is unique in such a way that it will insist on the practical implementation of various tools and techniques used in daily jobs. This aspect sets apart this course from many others where the focus is too much on the theoretical aspects.

One of the major outcomes of this certificate program will be that you will increase your skills, knowledge, and expertise in a specific area.

This certificate will bring you a diploma: “Postgraduate Certificate in Managerial Accounting and Finance” that is delivered by SSBM Geneva.

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PG Level 7

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Flexibility

Program fits with working professional busy schedule by providing flexible study structure through our Online system.

Student Testimonials

  • I chose to study at SSBM, because it gives me flexibility to combine online and onsite learning.

    GUSTAV LINDÉUS
  • The thing I like the most is definitely the possibility to organize studying time on my own, as well as the deadlines for all the projects. The whole program is very approachable and easy to follow.

    FRANCIS OKOH
  • SSBM truly offers high quality education. The course material allows you to apply academic theory to real-world examples from the global business world in an easy manner.

    JELENA PENAVA
  • I am quite impressed with the program, most importantly the quality of the education and the professors. It has been wonderful and I would recommend the program. I also gained and increased my productivity as a manager

    INES BORCIC
  • I chose SSBM as an excellent continuation of my education and combining my professional knowledge with theory and practice of the lectures. SSBM allows flexibility with my personal life and professional life as well as achieving my goals.

    EMMANUEL ENUBUOGIDI
Overview
Fee
Prerequisites 
Programme structure

The goal of this postgraduate Level 7 certificate/diploma program is to explore basic and advanced concepts of financial management and accounting

During the certificate program variety of teaching methods will be used: from basic explanations of terms and concepts, exercises, working on case studies, individual work in finding the application of the presented knowledge and group/team work on the project.

The program is appropriate for the students that wish to develop professionally, increase their skills, apply a formalized and standards-based approach to acquire new knowledge, and seek career advancement.

The program is composed of  2 courses that bring 15 ECTS points / 30 UK credits in total:

  Financial Management

Accounting for Managers

Beyond mere description of theoretical lectures, the emphasis will be on practical work, where students will plan and manage a project that will result in three final projects.

Fee

The total fee* for the PG Level 7 diploma is: 1,200 EUR

*There are no other hidden costs.

Prerequisites

There are no formal prerequisites for this certificate program.

Programme structure

  • Financial Management

    • 1 Introduction to Financial Management
    • 2 Time value of money
    • 3 Techniques for measuring investment profitability
    • 4 Stock valuation
    • 5 Bond valuation
    • 6 Optimal capital structure decisions

    Accounting for Managers

    • Lecture 1 Introduction to Managerial Accounting
    • Lecture 2 How Are Accounting Data Used?
    • Lecture 3 What Do We Want to Know About Wal-Mart’s Sales?
    • Lecture 4 Cost Flows and Product Costing
    • Lecture 5 Breakeven Analysis
    • Lecture 6 Budgeting – Hayley’s Cash Budget
    • Lecture 7 Performance Evaluation
    • Lecture 8 Simple Cost Flow Example
    • Lecture 8 Detailed Cost Flow Analysis
    • Lecture 9 Advising a Friend – Wild Horse Wedding Announcements
    • Lecture 10 Consulting Project – Export Clothing
    • Lecture 11 Introduction to Capital Budgeting
    • Lecture 12 More Breakeven Analysis
    • Lecture 13 Financial Statement Analysis – China Airline Industry
    • Lecture 14 Breakeven Application – McDonalds
    • Lecture 15 Budgeting and Forecasting
    • Lecture 15 Budgeting – Hayley’s Cash Budget, Again!
    • Lecture 16 Pro-Forma Financial Statements
    • Lecture 16 Pro-Forma Financial Statements – Balance Sheet and Income Statement Forecasting
    • Lecture 17 Activity-Based Costing (ABC)
    • Lecture 18 ABC – Export Clothing II
    • Lecture 19 ABC – Lily Ice Cream Company
    • Lecture 20 Differential Revenues and Costs
    • Lecture 21 Outsourcing Decision – Lawrence Computers
    • Lecture 22 Bidding on a Long-Term Contract – Mr. Julian Projectors
    • Lecture 23 Performance Evaluation
    • Lecture 23 ROI or Residual Income?
    • Lecture 24 The Balanced Scorecard
    • Lecture 25 Bringing it All Home – Concluding Remarks

Course will cover each topic with several online video lectures. At the end you will have to do a practical project. After each lecture, students are strongly encouraged to practice the related topics of each lecture in corresponding lab exercises.

Online Teaching and Learning Experience

It is our key priority to continuously improve the teaching experience for our students at SSBM and to provide them with with top-class learning experience in order for them to reach their full potential.

We strive to provide top-notch learning content that is interesting, visually appealing, but most importantly that it provides high quality knowledge.

Below, you will find preview of some of the lectures that we provide through our e-learning management system.

Preview of Online Sample Courses

Superior Learning Experience

We aim at providing a superior learning experience that will have a direct impact on your professional development.

With our unique programs you will strengthen your strategic visionefficiency and leadership to manage today’s organizations.

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We are “Experts in Business Education”. Our core values stand on:

  • Innovation
  • Diversity
  • Connectivity
  • Expertise

We offer Swiss quality through unique Experience, Exchange, Everywhere and Engagement.

Online Teaching Experience

It is our key priority to continuously improve the teaching experience for our students at SSBM and to provide them with with top-class learning experience in order for them to reach their full potential.

We strive to provide top-notch learning content that is interesting, visually appealing, but most importantly that it provides high quality knowledge.

Below, you will find preview of some of the lectures that we provide through our e-learning management system.

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Still Wondering Why Study at SSBM?

SSBM is a truly innovative and leading business and management school that aims at taking education to a new level!
We aim at providing a superior learning experience that will have a direct impact on your professional development.

With our unique programs you will strengthen your strategic visionefficiency and leadership to manage today’s organizations.

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