The world's most flexible MBA programme
This is your MBA. Not ours. That means you start when you like and finish when you like. You can study from home or on campus. At EBS, our courses are designed to fit round you.
One of the world's largest MBA programmes
Edinburgh Business School is one of the world's pre-eminent business schools. We have more than 10,900 active students. More than 15,500 alumni. And partners across seven continents.
One of the world's most innovative business schools
Our rigorous courses can be studied in any order. You take exams when you're ready. At Edinburgh Business School, we take a different view. Come and see for yourself.
Some of the most talented students – and teachers – in the business world
We have students from more than 40% of Fortune 500 companies. Our courses are written by prize-winning business authors. For more than 20 years, our programmes have challenged, inspired – and rewarded.
Profit and loss accounts and balance sheets give insights into the financial strength of competitors but you have to know what you are looking for. Many managers do not even know the financial position of their own organisation. To decide how much to charge for your products you have to know how much they cost, notoriously difficult to determine. Effective decisions require an understanding of financial and management accounting techniques plus their strengths and weaknesses.
- An introduction to accounting and the accounting equation.
- The profit and loss account.
- The balance sheet.
- The cash flow statement.
- Framework for financial reporting.
- Interpretation of financial statements.
- Emerging issues and managerial options in reporting.
- An introduction to cost and management accounting.
- Cost characteristics and behaviour.
- Allocating costs to jobs and processes.
- Costs for decision making.
- Standard costing.
- Accounting for divisions.
- Investment decisions.
- New developments in management accounting.