Postgraduate Course in Accounting Management and Administrative Control (blended learning)
Program curriculum and final degree
1. Analysis of companies I
- Review of the most recent research in business analysis.
- Economic and financial analysis of the company. One-dimensional and multidimensional models.
- Financial statement analysis identifying business needs and determining solutions to business problems.
- Working capital analysis. Relationship between working capital and the cash conversion cycle.
- Analysis of the profit generating capacity. Analysis of cost and revenue of the firm which determines whether or not the firm is profiting.
- Economic value creation.
2. Strategic Cost Management
- Relationship between cost accounting, financial accounting and management accounting.
- Review of the most recent research in management accounting.
- Activity based costing and activity based management.
- Cost management information for strategic management purpose.
- Cost structure and business models.
- Cost reduction and continuous improvement.
3. Budgetary management and control
- Relationship between information systems and business processes.
- Budgeting and management process: effective budgeting systems in practice.
- Review of the most recent research in budgetary management.
- Management control system techniques.
- Performance measures.
- Strategic planning and management system and the balanced scorecard.
- Management control system techniques: long and short range planning.
- Case studies in management control systems.
4. Managerial skills I.
Presentation of written and oral reports. Time management. Organization of work and circuits.
A final project should be presented at the end of the postgraduate course.
*The information contained herein may be subject to changes.
Postgraduate Course on Accounting Management and Administrative Control, awarded by the Pompeu Fabra University.