Diploma in Finance

ABMS The Open University Of Switzerland

Program Description

Diploma in Finance

ABMS The Open University Of Switzerland

This course is designed to introduce the basic concepts and techniques of financial accounting and management accounting. It is designed for students who have never studied business subjects before and who may not be native speakers of English. The material is not intended to be a test of computational ability. Numbers will be used to explain some topics but it is the ideas presented in the topics that are the most important. It is best if students try to approach these topics without any preconceptions.

A significant feature of this course is guided private study. Students are encouraged to complete all the exercises required for private study in order to prepare for the examination.

Learning Outcomes

  • Discuss and explain the scope and objectives of financial accounting and management accounting.
  • Identify the users of financial accounts and their particular needs.
  • Explain the treatment of non-current and current assets and the processing of related accounting adjustments. Including depreciation and receivables
  • Explain the treatment of non-current and current liabilities including the processing of related accounting adjustments.
  • Discuss the role of management accountants in decision-making.
  • Explain the techniques of absorption and marginal costing.
  • Explain the budgeting process and the behavioural consequences of budgeting.
  • Select appropriate accounting techniques for use in a variety of contexts.
  • Critically analyse the role of financial information in business contexts including external reporting and decision-making.
  • Prepare and interpret financial accounting statements for arrange of businesses.
  • Classify costs for the purposes of absorption costing and marginal costing.
  • Prepare and interpret costing statements
  • Prepare and interpret budgetary statements
  • Apply quantitative methods in a range of business contexts
  • Manage studies in an effective manner.
  • Make effective use of English.

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Study Language: this study program taught entirely in English.

Modules:

  • Essentials of Management
  • Fundamentals of Economics
  • Communications for Business
  • Understanding Business Organisations
  • Business Mathematics
  • Introduction to Finance
  • eBusiness
  • Principles of Marketing

We have 4 intakes per year: January, April, July, and October

Admission Requirements:

This study program is the 1st academic year of the Bachelor study program

Duration: 1 year

Diploma: Diploma in Finance

Age: Minimum age 17 years

Previous study: High school Diploma or equivalent

English level: IELTS or equivalent (Only for students from non-English speaking countries or students who did not study at English speaking school)

Study Method: Online

Fee: 5900 Euro

European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System: this program is equivalent to 60 ECTS

European Qualifications Framework: this program is equivalent to EQF Level 4

Note: Study fee does not include application and reservation fee (to guarantee you a study place) of 240 Euro (onetime payment and non-refundable).

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated April 24, 2016
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This course is Online
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Feb., 2017
Duration
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1 year
Part time
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5,900 EUR
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