Executive Short Program

Management control and reporting

An essential tool for effective decision-making

If you want to plan and control organizational activities effectively, having accurate and reliable management accounting information is vital. Gathering, interpreting, understanding, and communicating business and financial information is now a critical process in all organizations.


Management reporting summarizes relevant management accounting information and links financial and non-financial key performance indicators with global objectives and strategy. It has therefore become an essential tool for management control and decision-making.




A big part of financial freedom is having your heart and mind free from worry about the what-ifs of life.” 

– Suze Orman



The program will enable you to:

Select the criteria for examining the performance of divisions and product lines and use relevant cost analysis

Design the control system architecture : responsibility centers and reporting segments

Identify the critical intangible assets and the associated KPIs

Integrate management reporting into corporate reporting (integrated reporting)

Academic Director(s)


Affiliate Professor, HEC Paris

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Program Content

Consists of 3 themes

Theme 1

Management control environment

The strategic planning and budgeting cycle: budgetary control and dashboards.

Theme 2

Management accounting

Comparison with financial accounting, key elements of cost accounting, including cost-volume profit analysis and break-even point.

Theme 3

Management reporting

Budgetary controls, variance analysis and the Balanced Scorecard to monitor organization performance against strategic goals.




Join the Global Network for Advanced Management

This program is eligible to the Global Network for Advanced Management (GNAM) Certificate of Excellence in Global Business, which allows Executives to choose from over 120 courses offered by 19 member schools and representing a total of 15 training days. For more information and a full list of eligible programs, click here.



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2 years

Obtain an HEC Paris certificate
You can personalize your study path according to your own needs and resources. You will be awarded an HEC Paris Executive Education certificate after a total of 10 days of training. This can be spread out over 3 intensive programs during a 2-year period. You can also join the HEC Executive Community.

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The program is aimed at:
Managers from non-financial backgrounds
Recently appointed Financial Planning & Analysis Managers

Training costs

2590 € excl. VAT

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For further information, please contact :

Laure Nascimento da Silva

Program Advisor

More than just a pretty place

HEC Paris Le Château is more than a neoclassical landmark. It is the perfect place in which to take a step back and improve yourself with concrete training which you will put into application as soon as you return to your company.









We deliver our short programs when and where you choose

With our in-house short program offer you can train your teams whenever and wherever suits you best.

Contact us at inter-privileges@hec.fr, and we will arrange for the academic team to come to the location of your choice and deliver the same content that is taught on campus.



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