This comprehensive course targets high-level graduates with a solid background in management accounting, financial accounting and reporting, finance, taxation or law, seeking a long-term career with leadership-level responsibility in the corporate finance function, management consulting, controlling and accounting.
This MSc in Strategic Management Accounting will equip you with a systematic and rigorous knowledge of management accounting within the context of strategic management. Our close ties with the business world and the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) have informed the design of the course so that it responds to strategic corporate needs.
The select worldwide status of this programme grants successful graduates with exemptions from all CIMA exams except the final integrated case study at CIMA strategic level and an invaluable management accounting specialisation.
A blended teaching approach characterised by varied in-class methods (lectures, seminars, case studies, guest speakers from industry) provides a balance between theoretical learning and skill development, with top-class faculty and senior professionals ensuring the academic rigour and real-life relevance of the course content.
What will I learn?
The course develops the necessary skills and knowledge to analyse business strategy and how business works, provide the relevant information required for business and strategic decisions, integrate the "people side" of numbers, and manage successful strategy implementation.
How will I benefit?
Successful completion of the course corresponds to an extensive knowledge base in the areas of management accounting, management control and performance management, backed by a vital set of technical, analytical and personal skills.
1.A firm grasp of the tools and techniques for measuring and managing business performance, financial reporting and analysis, and risk management.
2.Direct relevance of the course content to corporate needs, providing a solid foundation for a successful career within industry, in senior management and consulting positions.
3.A fast-track approach to completing the highly regarded international CIMA professional qualification and being awarded the Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA) designation.