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Benefits and impact

Gain the skills and knowledge to measure a business’s profitability, assess its strengths and understand the main sources of diversity and creativity in accounting practice.

  • Develop in-depth understanding of accounting tools; stimulate critical thinking and advanced-level economic analysis. 

  • Effectively use an annual report to critically evaluate performance and identify drivers of profitability.

  • Assess a company’s assets and its ability to meet the claims of its creditors.

  • Understand the sources of diversity and creativity in accounting practice, and learn how to control for this when comparing firms.

  • Employ accounting data to measure the return that a company is earning on the capital provided by its investors.

  • Utilise return on capital as an indicator of whether a company has a competitive advantage or disadvantage.

  • Explore the major governance and regulatory issues.

  • Boost your global network as you study alongside professionals from a diverse range of backgrounds and industries.

Key details

Duration: 5 days
Next start: 21 Jan 2019
Fees: £7,500
Location: London

Next programme dates:


  • 21 - 25 Jan 2019
  • 02 - 06 Sep 2019

Contact us

Contact David Ratcliffe,
Client Relationship Manager.


Email: finance@london.edu

Tel: +44(0) 20 7000 7051

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