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Practical Costing


To equip learners with the knowledge and   skills needed to use and apply management accounting and cost accounting techniques within an organisation


This course examines the concepts and procedures underlying the development of a cost accounting system for decision making, control, and performance reporting. Topics include Classification of costs, cost accounting techniques; valuation of stock, absorption costing, marginal costing, and activity based costing, lifecycle costing, job and batch costing, standard costing, budgetary planning and control systems, cash budgets, ratio analysis and financial performance indicators.


Upon completion of this course students will be able to:

  • Identify and calculate different types of costs (direct, indirect, variable, and fixed costs).
  • Prepare inventory control procedures and apply different stock valuation techniques.
  • Distinguish between various costing systems.
  • Apply costing methods to determine performance evaluation.
  • Plan and prepare cash budgets
  • Calculate financial performance measures
  • Ratio Analysis.

Awarding Body

London International College Certified

About London International College:

London International College is a not-for-profit, independent sector college of higher education.

Founded in 1974, it is one of the longest-established private colleges in London.

London International College has graduated thousands of students, who have gone on to successful careers in exciting areas such as IT companies, the financial sector, marketing and further education.

Enrolled: 0 students
Duration: 10 Weeks
Lectures: 8