By the end of the microcredential, you’ll be able to...
- Interpret financial accounting reports with confidence
- Assess financial reports and suggest how to enhance performance, and manage financial health, risk, and resilience
- Classify cash flows into operating, investing, financing activities and describe their impact on the financial health of a business
- Identify who uses accounting information and what they need from it
- Explain the value of financial statements
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From 28 Mar 2022
Business Management: Financial Accounting for Non-Financial Roles
Develop your accounting skills and knowledge to interpret financial statements, measure business performance and financial health.
10 hours per week
Once you’ve successfully completed this microcredential, you’ll receive your academic credits from The Open University. You’ll also have ongoing, unlimited access to the course materials.
10 UK credits at Undergraduate level from The Open University
You’ll receive an Open University certificate confirming that you have received 10 academic credits at undergraduate level. Credits are awarded on passing the final assessment.
The assessment will comprise a series of tasks involving the selection, assessment, and appraisal of financial accounting statements for a company of your choice, followed by a short reflective essay describing the value of what you have learned and how you might apply it in practice.
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LocationMilton Keynes, UK
World rankingTop 510Source: Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2020