Accountant in Business

Rachel Banfield, Brian Coyle,, ACCA

Understand the role of accountants in ensuring businesses operate effectively, efficiently and ethically with this ACCA-X course.

Don’t have a business background but want to understand how people and systems of an organisation interact with the world and each other?

This business and finance course will help you understand business in the context of its environment, including economic, legal, and regulatory influences on such aspects as governance, employment, health and safety, data protection and security.

Upon the completion of the course, you will understand:

  • The purpose and types of businesses and more about how the external environment impact them
  • Business organisation structure, functions and the role of corporate governance
  • How accountancy and audit support effective financial management and communication
  • Leadership and how people are developed within businesses
  • What makes for a high performing team
  • The vital role of professional ethics and professional values in all aspects of business

Completion of this course will also prepare you for the ACCA ‘Accountant in Business (AB)/FAB’ exam, which leads to a Diploma in Accounting and Business.

To check availability of this course in your country please click here.

This course does not offer an edX certificate. 

Those learners who would like to earn an award will have the opportunity to register with ACCA as a student, take computer based exams and gain the ACCA Diploma in Accounting and Business.

You can find your nearest ACCA exam centre on the ACCA website.

What will you learn

  • Types of businesses, their purposes, and their interactions with stakeholders and the external environment
  • Business organisational structure, functions and the role of corporate governance
  • The function of accountancy and audit
  • The principles of authority, leadership and team management
  • Personal effectiveness as the basis for effective team and organisational behaviour
  • Upholding professional ethics and professional values in business

Dates:
  • 7 October 2019
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  • Language: English Gb

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