Start Dates
1st and 15th of every month
London School of Business & Finance
3 to 4 months
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London School of Business and Finance
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Institute of Administrative Management
Learn how to develop effective business strategies and achieve organisational goals.
Every company depends on effective accounting and analysis strategies in order to maintain a competitive standing within the global business environment, and managerial accounting involves the study of information systems, accounting records, and company goals to make sound decisions within the organisation. You will learn how to use financial information to forecast sales performance, identify potential risks, and develop effective business strategies.

Learning Outcomes

Graduates of this advanced certificate programme will possess career-ready skills in:

  • Arriving at capital investment decisions using financial models
  • Describing and identifying information that relates to business decisions
  • Management tools for evaluating performance and making costing decisions
  • The preparation of a master budget and utilising it for planning and control purposes
  • Your programme modules and learning content are delivered via the Canvas study platform, and feature the following resources:

    • Professionally produced video lectures created by leading business practitioners
    • A designated tutor who will provide support and feedback throughout your programme
    • Case studies and discussion questions to enhance your understanding of theory in context
    • Downloadable e-books and free library resources to aid your assignment writing and research
    • Access to online forums where you can share and discuss new concepts with fellow students and professionals from around the world
    • A good level of English language ability is recommended
    • Relevant work experience is an asset, but no work experience is required
  • Throughout the course of this programme, you will focus your learning on the following areas:

    • The role of managerial accounting in the effective conduct of an organisation
    • Describing and identifying information that relates to business decisions
    • The various types of costs and cost behaviours
    • Management tools for evaluating performance and making costing decisions
    • Making the right short-term decisions regarding outsourcing, special orders, and product mix
    • Using responsibility accounting to evaluate managerial or departmental performance
    • The preparation of a master budget and utilising it for planning and control purposes
    • Arriving at carefully considered capital investment decisions through the use of financial models
    • Product and service quality management for eliminating deficiencies and waste

    You will be formally assessed once during the programme, which will consist of a written report of up to 3,500 words. Completing this assignment to a satisfactory standard is a mandatory requirement.

  • Class Profile


    Based on all online student classes of 2016



I loved the international aspect of studying online. It’s a very rewarding learning environment. I am absolutely happy with my choice, I’d do it again.
— Daniela Rochow, Germany
Brinsley Bailey
I love everything about the platform. It is so easy to navigate and the fact that I can access my work, view the online libraries, and talk to my classmates in one area is very useful.
— Brinsley Bailey, United Kingdom
Khanyiso Welile Giorgi
It would be ungracious to leave without extending a warm hand of gratitude for the cool and efficient manner in which you deal with all our queries (big and small).
Khanyiso Welile Giorgi, South Africa
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