Financial information functions as the nervous system of all economic organisations and markets, helping managers and investors to make economically sound decisions. Specialists trained in accounting, and finance and control understand what financial information managers and
investors need, how such information is used, and how it can be securely gathered and distributed throughout the organisation and to the outside world. RSM’s MSc in Business Administration, Accounting & Control prepares you to be such a specialist.
In particular, you learn:
•To prepare and analyse financial information and performance measures to make decisions in such areas as new business opportunities, security investments or mergers and acquisitions.
•To understand how financial and non-financial performance measures help in motivating managers and evaluating their past decisions.
•To develop information systems and controls within the organisation that help to assure the reliability of financial and non-financial information.
•To perform audits to check the reliability of financial reports and the information systems and controls used to produce such reports.
•To understand and apply the international regulations and guidelines that govern accounting and control, such as International Financial Reporting Standards, Inter national Auditing Standards and Governance Codes.
KEY FEATURES OF THE MScBA ACCOUNTING & CONTROL
During the programme you will:
•Be taught by internationally-recognised faculty who are active in academic research with strong ties to the corporate world
•Be exposed to practical applications and real-life cases through projects and renowned guest lecturers
•Benefit from the clear alignment between the programme contents and the demands of the corporate world
•Enjoy electives offered in unique partnership with multinational businesses (e.g., KPN, Ernst & Young and PricewaterhouseCoopers)
•Be able to choose from specialised tracks for optimal preparation for your post-master degree programmes (such as the CPA/RA- and CMA/RC-programmes)
•This Accounting & Control programme gives you a great start on your way to becoming a Chief Financial Officer, a Chief Audit Executive or Senior Audit Partner!