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Accounting Summer School This introductory course will develop your accounting related skills, by explaining the techniques of financial accounting and management accounting, and examining their relevance to the broader issues of financial decision-makin
Location:
London, United Kingdom
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Term:
Summer

Program Overview

Program Description:
Imperial College Business School inspires brilliant minds to become future business leaders. We offer short, intensive Summer School courses that give students the opportunity to increase their academic standing and spend the summer in central London, one of the most vibrant and culturally-enriched cities in the world. The Business School is at the centre of Imperial College, a global top 10 university, so attending our Summer School will give you the opportunity to experience studying at a world-leading university, develop your network and will be an impressive enhancement to your CV.

Accounting Summer School This introductory course will develop your accounting related skills, by explaining the techniques of financial accounting and management accounting, and examining their relevance to the broader issues of financial decision-making and management control in organisations. You will gain a basic insight into the way that business performance is measured, and how business decisions can be structured and analysed. Topics covered will include: • Balance sheets and profit & loss accounts • The valuation of assets and liabilities • Financial ratios and how these can be used to analyse the performance of the company as a whole • Cash flow statements • Cost concepts and costing systems • Analytical techniques available for economic decisions in business enterprises and other informational requirements • Budgeting and performance measurement at the operational level

Key facts: • Direct contact hours: 63 over three weeks. • Academic level: Equivalent to a final year undergraduate course. • Entry requirement: A level maths or equivalent. Open to undergraduates, postgraduates and working professionals. • You can gain academic credit towards your studies at other institutions on completion of this course. Suggested credit level: 3 – 4 US / 7.5 ECTS credits. Your home institution will determine how much credit is awarded.
Cost:
£1,755 - for applications received before 1 March 2016 £1950 - for applications received after 1 March 2016

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