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Top Summer Courses in Accounting

Many students, whether full-time, part-time or entirely new, like to take summer courses to fill in some gaps between semesters. Summer courses are a great way to build up skills and talents and are often used to finish a degree.

What is a summer course in accounting? Accounting courses might introduce students to fundamental financial concepts, such as cost analysis, budget balancing, production and standard costs and other accounting principles. Students might expect to learn these methods through practice drills and in-class assignments focusing around bookkeeping and budgeting problems. Courses may also delve into broader financial and managerial topics to get a more well-rounded idea of the accounting practice and industry.

Through instruction and practice, students may gain the keen attention to detail and analytical mindset necessary for many financial, managerial and accounting positions. Regardless of future plans and career goals, learning the basics of budget control can help any individual manage their work and personal life. 

A summer course in accounting can be a great way to get ahead without spending too much. However, students should be aware that universities will each price their summer courses differently based on the program and reputation of the school.

Learning the ropes in accounting can help build the necessary experience for a successful career in finance. Accounting students can often find jobs working for accounting firms or as auditors, bookkeepers or consultants. These can all lead to consulting or accounting jobs in a number of different industries, such as entertainment and apparel, or in other corporate positions. Many accounting students find jobs with the government in tax consulting, too.  A summer program may also be helpful in pursuing a degree in accounting.

Schools are offering more accounting programs both locally and internationally. To learn more, search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form. 

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SOAS Summer School

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Programme Description

This course aims to provide participants with theoretical knowledge and critical tools for understanding the impact of Blockchain technology on various parts of the economy and society.

Since the appearance of Bitcoin in 2008, the Blockchain was progressively enriched with further computational features which opened up a plethora of potential applications. The Blockchain and, more generally, distributed electronic ledgers have been employed in various ventures and experiments in such diverse areas as fintech, public registries, supply chains, and decentralised markets. Yet, the implications of these technologies on business, finance, government and society are still to be fully explored and comprehended.... [-]

United Kingdom London
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Full-time
3 weeks
Campus
AUIA International Summer School

Being a university with an international perspective, ECNU attaches great importance to the internationalization of its development and has established strategic cooperat ... [+]

AUIA East China: ECNU International Summer Session

East China Normal University (ECNU) was established in 1951. Being a university with an international perspective, ECNU attaches great importance to the internationalization of its development and has established strategic cooperative partnerships with many world-renowned universities from all over the world. Now, ECNU is steadily and enthusiastically working towards its goal of establishing itself as an internationally renowned high-level research university, and will therefore play a more prominent role in China’s rise in the 21st century.

ECNU 4weeks Course Code Course Name ECO 11 Microeconomics FIN 21 Introduction to Fin... [-]
China Beijing Shanghai
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Full-time
4 - 5 weeks
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Oxford Royale Academy

From the price of milk to Britain’s much-debated membership of the European Union, few academic disciplines have as big an impact on our everyday lives as Economics. This ... [+]

Overview

From the price of milk to Britain’s much-debated membership of the European Union, few academic disciplines have as big an impact on our everyday lives as Economics. This course will shine a light on the theoretical side of this complex and often misunderstood subject, considering real-life applications in conjunction with the more practical disciplines of Finance and Accounting. Whether you want to improve your general knowledge or you’re considering a career in a related field, the course is a fascinating introduction to the subject.

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On this course, you’ll look at key economic theory and how it is applied to a range of topics within microeconomics, macroeconomics and international economics. Covering models such as market structure, international trade, and exchange rates you’ll consider basic economic problems such as scarcity and choice and supply and demand. You’ll additionally consider current economic issues such as unemployment and the pros and cons of EU membership, approaching them from an intellectual perspective and engaging in debate with your fellow students.... [-]

United Kingdom Oxford Yarnton
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Full-time
2 weeks
Campus