Management and financial accounting - Know your numbers, Certificate | Part time online | Coursera | United States
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The Management and financial accounting - Know your numbers course offered by Coursera in partnership with Macquarie University will provide you with a sound foundational understanding of financial and management accounting, and how to use accounting to facilitate and align decisions made by owners, managers and employees. 

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Financial literacy is a fundamental capability for any business leader, whether you are running your own small business/start-up or working at a large organisation. Via structured learning activities (video lectures, quizzes, discussion prompts and written assessments) you will develop the ability to seek out financial opportunities and avoid financial misadventure. 

By taking the Management and financial accounting - Know your numbers course offered by Coursera in partnership with Macquarie University, you’ll learn how to organise, create, interpret and communicate important financial information effectively, which will help you improve your organisation’s internal procedures and processes.

What you will learn

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the development of financial statements
  • Investigate and analyse financial statements in practice
  • Apply financial ratios for purposes of understanding and synthesising business position and performance
  • Apply a range of management accounting techniques to generate and evaluate complex ideas and concepts to improve decision making

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • The building blocks
  • Ratios and data: Why and how
  • Strategy and accounting
  • Budgeting and forecasting
  • Modelling financial performance
  • Corporate governance and accounting

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 1 days

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.




  • Self-paced

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Beginner level
  • No previous experience necessary

Tuition Fee

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