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Frankfurt School of Finance & Management

Expert in Financial & Managerial Accounting Certified

Sep 1, 2019—Feb 29, 2020
EUR 1300 ≈USD 1442

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Successfully running a development finance institution or making decisions in such institutions requires profound knowledge of accounting, because accounting is the language of business. This course will make you familiar with this language.

Course Content

The Certified Expert in Financial & Managerial Accounting online course introduces concepts and theories of financial and managerial accounting. It focuses on leadership aspects in accounting. Participants will get acquainted with how accounting

Course Objectives

On successful completion of this course, you will have a thorough comprehension of the basic definitions, theories and concepts of financial and managerial accounting., i.e. you will be able to:

  • describe theories and concepts of financial and managerial accounting
  • point at crucial accounting standards, choices and discretion that leaders should be aware of
  • explain how the cost accounting choices influence the data presented to managers for planning and controlling, as well as for determining prices for products and services
  • be introduced to psychological aspects that should be considered in decision making, including deciding about performance measures and

Unit 1: Foundations

Unit 3: Financial Management & Analysis

Unit 5: Analysing Costs for Managerial Decision Making

Unit 2: Understanding IFRS Reports

Unit 4: Basics of Cost Accounting

Unit 6: Behavioural Aspects in Accounting incentivesinformation is used in decision making and how leadership designs accounting systems and strategically uses the disclosure system to achieve targets. The course covers applied topics of accounting and leadership.

Who should attend

The target group for the Certified Expert in Financial & Managerial Accounting is top managers, decision-makers, practitioners, consultants, and operational staff working at/for:

  • MFIs and other financial institutions;
  • Regulators and government authorities;
  • Donor institutions;
  • NGOs;
  • International Organizations


Matthias D. Mahlendorf is Professor of Managerial Accounting. His research areas are performance measurement, target setting, and organizational design. He has published in journals such as The Accounting Review, Accounting, Organisations and Society, Contemporary Accounting Research and Organiza...
Jörg R. Werner is Professor of Accounting at Frankfurt School of Finance & Management. His research areas are international and comparative accounting with a particular focus on empirical methods, but also on regulatory issues in accounting and corporate governance. Born 1978 in Saarbrücken,...


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Sep 1, 2019—Feb 29, 2020
EUR 1300 ≈USD 1442

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