Executive Education

Advanced Certificates and Open-enrolment Programs

Management Control and Reporting

Management accounting plays a key role in planning and controlling organizational activities

In an increasingly complex and global business context, managers need more detailed and more frequent information in order to plan and make the best possible strategic and operational decisions. It is for this reason that management accounting information plays such a vital role in planning and controlling organizational activities. 

Quick facts

Language: English 
Duration: 2 days 
Location: HEC Paris Le Château


  • Team-work in small groups to facilitate interaction
  • Personalized feedback from your seminar leader
  • Specifically designed for managers working with Anglo-Saxon companies

Tuition fees:
1,900 € HT

This fee includes meals but excludes accommodation 

New: This program is eligible for the Global Network for Advanced Management (GNAM) Certificate of Excellence in Global Business, which allows Executives to choose from over 120 courses offered by 17 member schools and representing a total of 15 training days. For more information and a full list of eligible programs, click  here

Location: HEC Paris Le Château
Dates of next session: Thursday 08 June 2017
Duration: 2 days

8-9 June 2017

  • Managers from non-financial backgrounds
  • Recently appointed Financial Planning & Analysis managers 
  • Understand the criteria to effectively examine the performance of divisions and product lines
  • Use budgetary controls to keep unit performances on target
  • Measure the costs of your business
  • Analyze costs to make short and long-term decisions
  • Use budget reporting as a tool to analyze profit variances and their causes
  • Design control systems: responsibility centers and reporting segments
  • Define the content and frequency of management reports
  • Use the Balance ScoreCard to align business activities with the vision and strategy of your organization 

Management control:

  • Strategic planning and budgeting cycle
  • Empowerment and control: responsibility centers and reporting segments
  • Budgetary control and dashboards – the two essential tools for monitoring performance

Management accounting:

  • Financial accounting
  • Cost accounting Variable costing versus absorption costing
  • Standard costing
  • Activity-based costing
  • Short-term decision-making
  • Cost-volume profit analysis
  • Breakeven management reporting
  • Budgetary controls and variance analysis
  • Linking financial performance and operational efficiency measures
  • Using the Balanced ScoreCard to monitor performance against strategic goals 

Academic Director(s)

Herve Morel

Hervé Morel, HEC Paris Affiliate Professor

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“Fully-engaging and eye-opening course providing you with up-to-date knowledge on how companies monitor and control their operations and financial performance using various measures and frameworks.”

Bartosz Modzelewski

Senior Associate, Operations Consulting, PwC Poland

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Contact us

Valérie Lancelot
+33 (0)1 39 56 75 86


2 days
Dates of next session:
Thursday 08 June 2017

Dates of next session

Place: HEC Paris Le Château
Dates of next session: June 08, 2017

8-9 June 2017

Tuition fees:
1,900 € HT