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Overview

This course aims to provide participants with an introduction to the financial issues and techniques involved in managerial decision-making.

Summary

The aim of the course is to provide participants with an introduction to the financial issues and techniques involved in managerial decision-making and control. Financial decisions and their implications are required to be considered by all organisations. The accounting function cannot be viewed in isolation from the other key functional areas of management and it is important therefore, that managers understand the integrative nature of financial decision making both at an operational and strategic level.

This course can be taken individually or combined over a period of time towards a Postgraduate Certificate of Professional Development https://www.ulster.ac.uk/courses/201819/postgraduate-certificate-of-professional-development-16046

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About this course

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About

The aim of this course is to provide participants with an introduction to the financial issues and techniques involved in managerial decision-making and control. Financial decisions and their implications have to be considered by all organisations. The accounting function cannot be viewed in isolation from the other key functional areas of management and it is important therefore, that managers understand the integrative nature of financial decision making both at an operational and strategic level. The course will also aim to develop integrative, analytical, reflective and managerial decision-making skills.

This course is suitable for anyone with an interest in finding out more about financial management.

Linked programmes

MSc Management, PgCertPD Postgraduate Certificate of Professional Development, MSc Sport Management

Assessment

100% coursework - (1) Group Assignment - participants will be required to work in groups to prepare a group assessment on the topic of analysis of financial statements. In addition, individuals within each group will be required to prepare an individual learning log, copies of which must be submitted with the group assignment (50%) and (2) Class Test - an in class test will be administrated on the final day. It will be 2 hours duration and participants are required to complete three questions (50%).

Attendance

This course requires attendance on four full days from 9.15am to 4.15pm on the following dates:

Wednesday 30 January 2019

Thursday 31 January 2019

Friday 1 February 2019

Monday 18 February 2019

Dates are provisional and subject to change.

Entry requirements

Any undergraduate degree.

English Language Requirements

Applicants whose first language is not English must meet the minimum English entrance requirements of the University and will need to provide recent evidence of this (certified within the last two years).

Most of our courses require a minimum English level of IELTS 6.0 or equivalent, with no band score under 5.5. Trinity ISE: Pass at level III also meets this requirement.

Please see details of the English language qualifications and certificates we can accept - https://www.ulster.ac.uk/__data/assets/pdf_file/0005/177404/Other-english-language-tests-and-qualifications-2017.pdf

International applicants will also require a short-term study visa. Further information is available at https://www.ulster.ac.uk/international/visa-immigration

Start dates

  • 30 January 2019
How to apply

Apply

How to apply

The following page explains the postgraduate short course application procedure:

https://www.ulster.ac.uk/apply/how-to-apply/short-courses (choose postgraduate short courses)

Start dates

  • 30 January 2019

Fees and funding

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Prices

Northern Ireland & EU:
£668.00
England, Scotland, Wales
and the Islands:
£668.00

International:
£1,520.00

Fees information

Information about how to pay for a course including different payment options is available at

https://www.ulster.ac.uk/finance/student/tuition-fees-payments

Scholarships, awards and prizes

Fee waivers may be available to those who meet the eligibility criteria. More information is available from FlexEd@ulster.ac.uk

Contact

Email: FlexEd@ulster.ac.uk

Telephone: (+44) 028 9036 6680

For more information visit

Ulster University Business School

Department of Accounting, Finance and Economics