Accounting and Finance for Managers

Module code: MN7403

In this module, you'll examine the accounting and finance processes that result in the preparation and production of accounting reports for external use (annual reports), as well as the meaning and analysis of such reports.

By the end of this module, you'll be able to analyse and interpret the information within financial reports and be comfortable identifying and critically appraising the theoretical and regulatory frameworks for financial reporting in an international context. You’ll be able to apply accounting and financial information in a variety of decision-making and planning situations, while critically evaluating the use and applications of various models. You’ll develop skills to assess accounting information needs. In addition, you'll gain an appreciation of the use of accounting information and your role in the management of organisations.

This module requires no previous accounting and finance knowledge.

Learning

  • 10 hours of lectures
  • 6 hours of seminars
  • 124 hours of independent study

Assessment

  • Exam, 2 hours (100%)