Managerial Accounting for Non-Financial Managers

Courses designed to put theory into practice

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Managerial Accounting for Non-Financial Managers 

Non-financial managers increasingly need to understand how to use accounting information in order to make better business decisions.

 Managerial Accounting for Non-financial Managers introduces managers to some of the basic concepts and techniques of product costing and pricing, product appraisal, cost-volume-profit analysis, and budgeting, applying these techniques to solve practical problems.

What is it?

Over two days, the course will develop the knowledge and skills necessary to use accounting information and managerial accounting techniques to make better business decisions, and provide a sound foundation for further study of more advanced aspects.

The programme is facilitated by Dr Alan Duboisée de Ricquebourg (ACA), a Teaching Fellow in Accounting and Finance at Leeds University Business School.  Prior to joining Leeds University Business School, Alan qualified as a Chartered Accountant and worked for Deloitte, managing audit engagements in their Harare, Dallas, and Calgary offices, gaining experience to a wide range of industries.

Who should attend?

The course is designed for managers from all sectors who wish to develop their knowledge of managerial accounting from a zero base to a solid understanding of the basic concepts and techniques of product costing and pricing, product appraisal, cost-volume-profit analysis, and budgeting.

What are the benefits?

By the end of this two-day course delegates will be able to:

  •  determine the cost and selling price of a product
  •  critically assess whether or not a product should be manufactured
  •  determine the breakeven point and margin of safety for a given product 
  •  understand the role of accounting information in the budgetary process
  •  prepare a cash budget

Format

Day 1
  • Product costing & pricing
  • Product appraisal
  • Cost-volume-profit analysis 
Day 2
  • The budgetary process
  • Preparation of budgets

Contact us

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For further information please contact Vikki Moyles, Business Development Officer, Executive Education

Email: execed@leeds.ac.uk

Tel: +44 (0)113 344 3911