Accounting for the Environment: Transport


Accounting for Transport – Cost Centre Analysis & Transport Management Planning builds upon the unique skillsets which you have developed, as an accountant, to help you to better manage your organsation’s transport costs. It will show you how to evaluate opportunities in relation to transport management and mitigate risks which may result in increased costs or brand damage. This course will bring value to your role, enabling you to operate more strategically and contribute to your organisation’s sustainability objectives.

Target Audiences: 
  • Accountants in business or in Practice
  • Company Business Managers


Expected Duration: 

90 Minutes for the online Module

Course Objectives: 

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Understand transport management in the context of Australian and global drivers.
  • Carry out a structured information analysis process
  • Address transport risks & opportunities
  • Evaluate the feasibility of proposed transport initiatives
  • Link transport costs to your financial reports
  • Prepare information for carbon and sustainability reports as they relate to transport
Continuing Professional Development: 

This course can contribute credits towards Continuing Professional Development for members of CPA Australia, the Institute of Chartered Accountants, the Institute of Public Accountants and ACCA Australia.


The courses include a number of resources which you will have access to throughout your training to support you in applying the knowledge and skills from the course. These include: - Downloadable excel templates - Access to blogs and experts - Current whitepapers Note: On line courses will be updated by Greenstreets experts if legislation changes and will be made available to users at no additional investment during the licensed term.

What we cover on the course

Module 1 - Introduction to Accounting for Transport

This module sets the scene and overviews:

  • The drivers for accounting for transport
  • The relationship between transport and your business
  • The benefits of good transport management
  • How to create a transport management plan

Module 2 - Information Analysis

In this module you will focus on:

  • Effectively engaging with transport stakeholders
  • Knowing how to establish your usage and modal baselines
  • Continuously monitor and target transport usage
  • Knowing how to review the process

Module 3 - Mitigating Risk & Identifying Opportunity

The focus of this module is to:

  • Understand and mitigate risk in the management of transport
  • Evaluate transport related opportunities that exist to reduce expenditure, make savings and access funding

Module 4 - Appraisal Methods & Tools

In this module you will:

  • Understand how to appraise transport-related projects using standard accounting methods
  • Understand the phased implementation of projects
  • Know how to use a 'Register of Opportunities'
  • Be able to recognise the qualities of a good project

Module 5 - Reporting & Strategic Objectives

By completing this module you will understand transport management in the context of your organisation's strategic objectives and reporting requirements and be able to:

  • Identify the type of reports your transport information can feed into
  • Identify where transport issues impact strategic objectives
  • Participate in board-level discussions on accounting for transport
  • Understand what transport data and indicators are relevant to current reporting

Module 6 - Your Action Plan & Toolkit

In this final module, you will focus on moving your learning from the theoretical to the practical, enabling you to put what you have learned on this course into practice to positively impact on your organisation's bottom line, its sustainability and its reputation.

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Basic Price: $240 $192
GST: $19.2
Total Price: $211.2