MSc International Business: Accounting and Control (part time)
Accountancy and Controlling is a two year part-time specialization in size. You will acquire knowledge of the major international accounting and management control principles. The specialization is part of the MSc International Business. Below is a brief indication of the teaching, review, and the weekly study load you can expect within this specialization.
Accounting is the backbone of any business, without it profit, personnel and products simply do not exist. Financial data must be collected, interpreted and checked to business decisions to be taken. If you opt for Accounting and Controlling, you can go in different positions in the financial world, as financial advisor, accountant, controller, and many others.
What will you learn?
During the program you will examine the five major areas within accounting and management control: financial accounting, management accounting, management and internal control, auditing (checking of the organization) and information management (accounting and information systems). Both theory and practice are discussed.
After completing this specialization, you can:
internal accounting systems set up to help management in decision making such as pricing, manufacturing or buying products, and mergers and acquisitions
management control tools to design and implement strategies to assess effectiveness
financial reports, read and interpret
the reliability of reporting methods, such as annual reports, ensuring
The small teaching groups, case studies and practical examples will prepare you well for your future job.Although this applies to all programs and specializations of the School of Business and Economics, these are small, interactive and practical forms of education eminently characteristic of Accountancy and Controlling.
The interaction with companies is crucial in this specialization. You get the opportunity to visit companies, to meet with potential future employers, you to join study groups, lectures and workshops to attend from accountancy firms such as KPMG, Ernst & Young, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu and PricewaterhouseCoopers.In the post-graduate courses after this master can follow the links to industry will be further strengthened: not only are these programs a key component of talent programs for management positions in companies, also have executives from several major companies sit on the supervisory board of postgraduate courses.
With a degree in Accountancy and Controlling, you can opt for a Dutch or international postgraduate continuing accountant that you can be. You can also do this course part-time, while also remains active in the field.
Graduates are employed:
- by accountancy firms or departments
- in their own business
- in the financial advisory
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