PART ONE: FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING; 1. The Cash Budget; 2. Introduction to the Income Statement; 3. Balancing the Basics; 4. Accounting for Depreciation and Bad Debts; 5. Company Finance; 6. Company Accounts; 7. Statement of Cash Flows; 8. Interpreting Financial Statements; 9. Capital structure and Investment Ratios; PART TWO: MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTING; 10. Costs and Break-even Analysis; 11. Absorption and Activity Based Costing; 12. Budgeting; 13. Pricing and Costs; 14. Short Term Decision Making; 15. Investment Appraisal Techniques; 16. Performance Measurement
Mary Carey is a senior lecturer at Oxford Brookes University in the Department of Accounting, Governance and Information Management. She trained as a chartered accountant with Grant Thornton in London working within the audit department. She lectures in financial accounting and taxation and has a great deal of experience in delivering accounting courses for non-accounting students. Cathy Knowles is a senior lecturer at Oxford Brookes University in the Department of Accounting, Governance and Information Management. She trained as a chartered management accountant with Unilever plc in London. She has held various management accounting posts with Marks and Spencer plc and H J Heinz Ltd, where she became Financial Controller for New Business Development. She lectures in management accounting at both undergraduate and post-graduate levels. Jane Towers-Clark is programme director of the BSc in Applied Accounting programme at Oxford Brookes University. Jane trained as a chartered accountant with Ernst and Young in London, going on to work in Singapore and Australia as a lecturer and auditor before returning to the UK. Jane obtained her Diploma in Education in 2007 and starts her Doctorate in Education with the Institute of Education in October 2010.