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Managing Finance and Information

Overview

This course has been developed to give the student the underpinning knowledge, understanding and skills at managing finance and information systems within organisations.

The emphasis is on the management process, giving an understanding of the concepts, theories and systems, and thereby developing the skills needed to manage financial resources and handle information in a way that will improve your decision making ability.

Each section gives a clear framework in which to review, examine and apply the key concepts, theories and systems.

Packed with examples from real business, self-assessment exercises, assignments and task-based activities, this course will enable students to more easily develop their knowledge and skills.

Modules

Section One - Managing Finance

Types of Business Organisation

Sources and Types of Finance

Published Accounts

Analysis and Evaluation

Analysis of Costs

Budgetary Control

Capital Investment Appraisal

Section Two - Managing Information

Why Organisations Need Information

From Data to Information

Meeting an Organisation's Information Needs

Using Information Technology

Quality and Reliability

Requirements

There is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrolment on this course. It is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds.

Assessment

Assessment Method

After each lesson there will be a question paper, which needs to be completed and submitted to your personal tutor for marking. This method of continual assessment ensures that your personal tutor can consistently monitor your progress and provide you with assistance throughout the duration of the course.

What's Included

  • All study materials
  • Study Guide
  • Full Tutor and Admin support

This course has been developed to give the student the underpinning knowledge, understanding and skills at managing finance and information systems within organisations.

The emphasis is on the management process, giving an understanding of the concepts, theories and systems, and thereby developing the skills needed to manage financial resources and handle information in a way that will improve your decision making ability.

Each section gives a clear framework in which to review, examine and apply the key concepts, theories and systems.

Packed with examples from real business, self-assessment exercises, assignments and task-based activities, this course will enable students to more easily develop their knowledge and skills.

Modules

Section One - Managing Finance

Types of Business Organisation

Sources and Types of Finance

Published Accounts

Analysis and Evaluation

Analysis of Costs

Budgetary Control

Capital Investment Appraisal

Section Two - Managing Information

Why Organisations Need Information

From Data to Information

Meeting an Organisation's Information Needs

Using Information Technology

Quality and Reliability

Requirements

There is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrolment on this course. It is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds.

Assessment

Assessment Method

After each lesson there will be a question paper, which needs to be completed and submitted to your personal tutor for marking. This method of continual assessment ensures that your personal tutor can consistently monitor your progress and provide you with assistance throughout the duration of the course.

What's Included

  • All study materials
  • Study Guide
  • Full Tutor and Admin support

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