ICB Management Accounting Control Systems

This subject forms part of the Advanced Level in the both the ICB Financial Accounting or ICB Public Sector Accounting Programmes. The purpose of this course is to develop in students a knowledge and understanding of the application of management accounting control and decision making techniques which will enable them to communicate effectively as accountants and managers. The evolution in the field of cost and management accounting has created a need for contemporary subjects that help learners make the connection between basic accounting methods and serving the overall needs of the company.

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Description

This subject forms part of the Advanced Level in the both the ICB Financial Accounting or ICB Public Sector Accounting Programmes. The purpose of this subject is to develop in students a knowledge and understanding of the application of management accounting control and decision making techniques which will enable them to communicate effectively as accountants and managers. The evolution in the field of cost and management accounting has created a need for contemporary subjects that help learners make the connection between basic accounting methods and serving the overall needs of the company.

Accreditation

Institute of Certified Bookkeepers as a Quality Assurance Partner of the QCTO.

Qualification

SACOB Certificate of Completion.

This subject forms part of a national qualification. On completion of this subject and the remainder of the subjects in this level you will receive a national certificate.

Requirements

National Diploma: Technical Financial Accounting NQF L5 or
Diploma: Public Sector Accounting NQF L5 (which consists of the Foundation, Intermediate or Upper Intermediate Level ).

Duration

This subject can be completed in 3 months.

Subjects

• Activity-based costing
• Cost classification, estimation and behaviour
• Cost-Volume-Profit analysis
• Linear programming
• Standard costing
• Relevant costs
• Expected value theory and decision trees
• Pricing policy and transfer pricing
• Budgeting
• Divisional performance evaluation

Packages

Home Study

The Home Study Package offers:

• Textbooks
• Study guides
• Workbooks - Not for all subjects
• Lecturer Support - via Email, Phone and access to the Student Question & Answer Platform

Online Classroom

The Full Online Classroom Package builds on the Home Study Package and provides you with the digital resources that may be available for your course as well as giving you access to the SACOB Online Classroom. The Online Classroom Package offers:

• Video Kit
• Study maps
• Study plans
• Lecturer/Concept videos
• Quizzes
• Assessment downloads and uploads
• SACOB Student Forum

Assessment

This subject is assessed by the ICB by means of a Portfolio of Evidence where you are required to complete Activities (assignments) and Evaluations (tests) and then complete a final summative assessment (exam) written at an ICB assessment centre. Please be sure to register for your assessment.

What's next

You can continue your studies with SACOB and ICB and complete more subjects that make up this qualification.

Downloads

2018 ICB Curriculum Statements