Category: Finance

Forensic Accounting

What you will study Corporate governance and business ethics Types of financial crime: market abuse, insider dealing, money laundering, corruption, bribery Types of corporate fraud: criminal activity in company management and administration Forensic psychology: psychological theory and real life criminal…

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Sustainable Finance: Major Issues in ESG and SR Investing

What you will study The growing trend towards social and environmental responsibility in finance Conscious capitalism: sustainable finance and philanthropy Characteristics of green finance as an emerging asset class Main types of green finance products and services Eligible sectors and…

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Business Economics

What you will study Business organisations and the analysis of their external environment The microeconomic factors of the external business environment: elasticities of demand and supply; price determination; cost behaviour; market structures and competition; market intervention  The macroeconomic context of…

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Performance Management

What you will study A revision of costing in management accounting Specialist costing techniques: activity-based costing (ABC), target costing and life-cycle costing Specialist management accounting techniques: throughput accounting and environmental accounting Considering relevant costs in short-term decisions Sensitivity analysis and…

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Using Accounting Software (SAGE Business Cloud)

What you will study Benefits of computerised bookkeeping systems  Signing up to Sage Accounting Setting up your company in Sage Accounting Menus and functions in Sage Accounting Setting up your suppliers’ details, entering supplier opening balances and producing supplier data…

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Sources of Finance for Businesses

What you will study The capital structure of a limited company Sources of finance Dividend policy Gearing and capital structure The cost of capital Capital structure theories Impact of cost of capital on investments Key features of the course Flexibility…

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Risk Management Techniques in Accounting

What you will study An introduction to money markets and foreign currency risk management Types of foreign currency risk Causes of exchange rate fluctuations Hedging techniques for foreign currency risk An introduction to interest rate risk management Causes of interest…

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Recording Transactions and Events in Accounting

What you will study Basics of double entry bookkeeping: the accounting equation; recording basic transactions and balancing the ledgers Recording sales, purchase returns, discounts and sales tax on transactions Recording accruals and prepayments, receivables and payables Accounting for inventory Accounting…

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