This course is an introduction to the fundamental concepts of management accounting. It complements concepts covered in Financial Accounting by focusing on the accounting functions internal to the organization.
Management Accounting is concerned with the data and techniques used in the decision-making process. This includes:
analysis and accounting for costs
exposure to cost behaviour (cost-volume-profit)
the contribution approach
differential cash flows
The course will also discuss recent developments such as activity-based costing.
Develop their analytical, problem solving and decision-making skills.
Learn how to use accounting information to make basic business decisions.
Apply strategic thinking within the problem solving process.
Improve communication skills (both written & oral).
A full course refund will only be provided if you withdraw from the course prior to the course start date. A refund—less an administrative fee—will be issued if you withdraw within six calendar days after the official course start date for online and part-time courses. Depending on your method of payment, a refund will be either mailed to you or credited to your credit card. A request to withdraw from a course must be submitted in writing to the Business and Management Programs’ office.
Credit vs non-credit
Credit refers to degree credit. If you are taking a course or program for credit through UVic Continuing Studies, it means that course or program provides credit towards a degree at UVic or another authorized university. Credit students have to meet certain criteria, such as being accepted to both UVic Continuing Studies and the University of Victoria.