MARGA Online Course "Financial Basics"

Our newly developed Online Course "Financial Basics" conveys basic business finance and managerial accounting. The online course is an individual training which does not require any prior business knowledge.

Individual training with personal tutoring

Here, you will experience interactive learning at the highest level: The learning content is communicated to the participant based on a continuous case study. Between the explanatory components, the online course "Financial Basics" includes active exercises with direct feedback to control the learning success. Thus, the online course provides content and connections from the internal and external accounting in an appealing and particularly sustainable way. During the application time, participants can make use of individual tutoring by experienced experts by telephone or e-mail.

After booking, the course is available for six months. The total processing time is about 4 hours. The participant can pause the course at any time.

After successful completion of the course, the participant will receive a certificate for download.

Learning contents:

The Online Course "Financial Basics" consists of several consecutive parts:

  • Introduction
    The functions of managerial accounting and their importance to the company's success
  • Balance sheet - Income statement - Cash flow statement
    Structure and systematic as well as relevance for the company management and investors
  • Key figures
    Need for performace indicators as well as their application and analysis
  • Cost accounting
    Price calculation based on full and direct cost accounting, make-or-buy decisions
  • Value-based management
    Successful management taking into account the cost of capital

Direct contact

Sandra Wagner von MARGA

Dr. Sandra Wagner
Tel.: +49 2235 406 354

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  • English and German
  • Online training: Independent of time and place
  • Individual starting time, time of application: 6 months
  • Duration: approx. 4 hours
  • Intuitive and attractive design
  • Technically and in terms of content up to date
  • Interactive learning with success control
  • Tutoring by phone and e-mail
  • Certificate after successful completion of the course
  • Booking also possible independent of the business simulation for the price of 80 € per person (plus VAT)

Booking options and Prices:

The Online Course "Financial Basics" can be booked independently of the business simulation at the price of 80 Euro per person (plus VAT). The application time is six months.

Starting with the Competition 2020/2021, the Online Course will be an integral part of the MARGA Online Competition for all registered teams.

In combination with the booking of an Inhouse program, the price for the Online Course is 240 Euro per team (up to six persons; plus VAT). Every fifth team participates free of charge. We are happy to develop a customized program according to your individual needs for your target group.

After the Online Course: Deepen your knowledge!

After successfully completing the Online Course "Financial Basics", you have gained the ideal basis for practically applying and intensifying your knowledge with the MARGA Business Simulations.

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