Management Accounting Control Systems

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course information

Course: Short Course

Mode: Distance

Study Period: up to 6 months 

Course Code: ICBMACS

course price

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per month

[over 10 months]

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Once off payment


Course Overview

ICB Management Accounting Control Systems. The course imparts essential management accounting skills for financial accountants. As well as covering the vital ability to be able to effectively communicate accounting concepts within an organisation.

  • Activity based costing
  • Cost classification, estimation and behaviour
  • Cost – volume – profit analysis
  • Linear programming
  • Standard costing
  • Relevant costs
  • Expected value theory and decision trees
  • Pricing policy and transfer pricing
  • Budgeting
  • Divisional performance evaluation

Study period: up to 6 months   

Study PLUS Course Material

Study material includes a Textbook, Study & Solutions Guide and Workbook, and for those students who require additional assistance in the form of video learning, a FREE USB DRIVE containing Videos and Solutions Playlists.

ICB Assessment and Award

Using the ICB (Institute of Certified Bookkeepers) programme material, 30% of your final mark is calculated from the activities and evaluations you undertake during your Entrepreneurial distance learning course. Your Portfolio of Evidence (POE) is a folder you will receive once you have registered for your assessment, and it must include all tests and assignments you have completed for each module.

You will be required to do a written exam for each module, which accounts for 70% of your final mark and you will include that in your POE, which must be submitted to an ICB assessor. Assessment Centre are located throughout South Africa, so please visit to find an exam venue closest to you. Upon successful completion of your exam, ICB will certify you with a statement of competence showing the respective unit standards, which you have completed.

Important ICB Exam Information

You will need to register as a Student Member with the ICB, and enrol for the exam before prescribed closing dates with them. Please note ICB registration and assessment fees are not included in your course fees and must be paid directly to ICB. Please go to for current fees.

Entry Requirements

Students taking this course should have completed ICB Corporate Strategy before starting this course.

Students will require a computer with Windows 7, 8 or 10 for this course.


This course is accredited by ICB, a SAQA recognized professional body.

Academy of York is accredited by FASSET SETA, SAIOSH, SABPP, PMSA, CompTIA, COMENSA and the Institute of Certified Bookkeepers (ICB) and is registered with the QCTO as a Private College.

What our past students said



“It was not an easy journey but I really enjoyed the whole course. Everything was well organised and thanks to the college for giving me support and assistant during the whole course. Thank you.”

Mojalefa Thuntsa





“First I would like to thank God and the fanatical support team for helping me to achieve this goal. It was not easy but thanks God I got my diploma. I’m encouraging everyone to come and study with A.O.Y. Thank you.”

Mikateko Tshabalala