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Organisations and management accounting

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Organisations and management accounting

This free course, Organisations and management accounting, examines the nature of organisations, specifically their objectives and structure. Organisational objectives and structure determine management functions and responsibilities within the organisation.

Course learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • understand the nature and purpose of different types of organisations (commercial, voluntary, public sector and so on)
  • describe the different ways in which organisations may be structured
  • understand basic concepts of organisational structure
  • describe the main departments or functions of a business organisation
  • explain the advantages and disadvantages of centralised and decentralised organisations.

First Published: 09/04/2014

Updated: 07/11/2019

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