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Strategic Management – Accounting Specialization

Centennial College
1 year
Full time
Graduate diploma / certificate
Scholarships available
Online / Distance

Program description

Strategic Management - Accounting Specialization (2344)

The Centennial College Strategic Management – Accounting Specialization program will allow you to gain a perspective on the organizational techniques required for effectively executing strategic decisions and the critical role that managerial leadership plays in the viability and growth of a business.

Through the two semesters of Strategic Management - Accounting Specialization courses, you'll also continue to learn and deepen your understanding in the areas of financial accounting, management accounting, taxation and auditing.

Admission requirements

Academic Requirements

  • College advanced (three year) diploma or university degree in an accounting discipline
  • We will consider applicants who have a two-year college diploma or partial (minimum 75%) university degree completion and who have a minimum of two years work experience relevant to the program (transcript and resume review required)

Additional Requirements

  • English language proficiency

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Program content

Semester 1

  • Accounting for Managerial Decision Making
  • Accounting Theory and Policy
  • Introduction to Canadian Income Tax
  • Advanced Auditing
  • Advanced Accounting Information Systems
  • Ethics and Stakeholder Management

Semester 2

  • Financial Management
  • Advanced Managerial Accounting
  • Advanced Taxation
  • Advanced Financial Accounting
  • Crafting and Executing Strategy

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.

Tuition fees

Canadian Student Tuition fee is $ 4,657.50 (2 Semesters)

International Student Tuition fee is $14,502.50 (2 Semesters)


Program Vocational Learning Outcomes

Program Vocational Learning Outcomes describe what graduates of the program have demonstrated they can do with the knowledge and skills they have achieved during their studies. The outcomes are closely tied to the needs of the workplace. Through assessment (e.g., assignments and tests), students verify their ability to reliably perform these outcomes before graduating.

  • Develop mastery of the body of knowledge required to be successful in pursuing a range of certifications in accounting (i.e. CGA level 4)
  • Demonstrate the ability to share ideas, perform research, and to conduct business transactions using the internet professionally and effectively.
  • Integrate ethical standards and professional conduct with decision-making and professional practice.
  • Plan and participate in e-commerce applications and solutions.
  • Process and analyze the full range of business transactions, and generate appropriate management information by combining financial and management accounting, auditing, and tax skills with current software platforms.
  • Articulate the business model of the firm to subordinates, team members, and other stakeholders in the area of operations.
  • Contribute to the formulation of the firm’s emergent business strategies relative to the implementation experiences in area of operations, of competitors’ actions, and of nascent market opportunities.
  • Utilize the firm’s management information system in the execution of daily tasks and to participate effectively in business process mapping initiatives for the purposes of improving and reconfiguring the system.
  • Support the functions of business management through the competent performance of a variety of related tasks.
  • Synthesize insights gained across all business disciplines in order to re-examine mental models and conventional ways of managing people and processes, through the utilization of sound judgement under conditions of risk and uncertainty.
  • Conduct independent research in the field of strategic management and related disciplinary areas.
  • Show precisely how the business model is being implemented to support the goals and objectives of the firm.

By taking The Business School program, you'll get to:

  • Enjoy comprehensive coverage of all the key areas of management;
  • Extensively use case studies and simulations to enhance your knowledge;
  • Be exposed to a strong focus on leading-edge managerial practices, such as leadership, of the best companies in the world;
  • Receive training in the latest technology applications in the area of management information systems, including ERP systems.

Career opportunities

Career Outlook

  • Accounting supervisor
  • Accounting manager
  • Assistant controller
  • Controller
  • Business analyst

Areas of Employment

  • Financial institutions
  • Government offices
  • Public accounting firms
  • Manufacturing industries
  • Service industries
  • Small business
  • Self-employment

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About this institute

Centennial College is Ontario’s first public college with five campuses in Toronto, Canada. Centennial offers high quality Canadian Education that is hands on and employment focused. Programs at Centennial promote experiential learning with laboratory instruction, co-op education and industry placements.  Centennial...

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Contact info

Centennial College

755 Morningside Ave
M1K 5E9 Toronto, Ontario

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