Accounting for Business Decision Making - Strategy Assessment and Control, Certificate

Accounting for Business Decision Making - Strategy Assessment and Control, Certificate

  • Application Deadline
  • 1 month
    Duration

About

Accounting information is the lifeblood of the organization, as it facilitates and influences operational and strategic decisions intended to achieve organizational goals. Organizations benefit from three decision-oriented roles of accounting: measurement, control, and communication. 

This Accounting for Business Decision Making - Strategy Assessment and Control Accounting for Business Decision Making - Strategy Assessment and Control Course offered by Coursera in partnership with University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign.  

This course provides an introduction to accounting’s role in helping managers develop and implement, and improve the organization’s strategy. In particular, you will learn how non-financial and financial information is created, organized, and communicated to help managers make strategic decisions, as well as measure strategic success. 

This course also provides an introduction to accounting as a control function inside the organization, which helps influence the alignment of managers’ and employees’ decisions with organizational goals. You will learn about different types of controls, including process controls, budgets, and performance measurement and evaluation tools and techniques.

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Create and communicate accounting information that facilitates strategic decisions. 
  •  Use accounting information to develop, implement, and improve organizational strategy.
  •  Implement controls that align managers’ and employees’ decisions with organizational goals.
  •  Measure and evaluate manager and employee performance to control and motivate operational and strategic decision-making.

If you enjoy this business course and are interested in an MBA, consider applying to the iMBA, a flexible, fully-accredited online MBA at an incredibly competitive price offered by the University of Illinois.

Detailed Programme Facts

Programme Structure

Courses:
  • Module 1: Managing Capacity
  • Module 2: Managing Pricing
  • Module 3: Planning and Monitoring Operations
  • Module 4: Managing Organizational Strategy

English Language Requirements

This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

For more information, please visit the program website.

Tuition Fee

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    79 USD/module
    Tuition Fee
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  • National Applies to you

    79 USD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 79 USD per module and a duration of 1 months.
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Funding

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